Grzybowski Elected POMA Vice PresidentJune 13, 2016
Joan M. Grzybowski, DO ’87
Joan M. Grzybowski, DO ’87, associate professor, family medicine, was recently elected vice president of the
Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association (POMA), a statewide organization for
Board certified in family medicine, Dr. Grzybowski is a member of the POMA executive
committee and the POMA Foundation Board of Directors, and serves as a delegate to
POMA and the American Osteopathic Association. She also is a fellow of the American
College of Osteopathic Family Physicians and serves on the board of directors of the
American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians.
Dr. Grzybowski is also a past president of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Family Physicians
Society (POFPS), and in 1994, received that organization’s Frederick J. Solomon, DO,
Award of Merit in recognition of her contribution to osteopathic education in Pennsylvania.
In 2008, she received POFPS’ Raymond J. Saloom, DO, Memorial Award, in recognition
of her tireless efforts to promote and preserve the integrity of the osteopathic profession.
After graduating from PCOM, she completed an internship and family practice residency
with the College. She received her undergraduate degree from King’s College in Wilkes-Barre,
Dr. Grzybowski was installed as vice president during POMA’s 108th Annual Clinical
Assembly, held May 4-7, 2016, at the Radisson Valley Forge and Valley Forge Event
Center in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. The assembly attracted over 1,650 physicians,
residents, interns and medical students. Headquartered in Harrisburg, POMA is the
official voice for over 8,100 licensed osteopathic physicians in Pennsylvania.
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