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Richard A. Ortoski, DO, FACOFP, AAHIVS


Richard A. Ortoski, DO, FACOFP, AAHIVS, “2021 HIV Update and PrEP,” is regional dean, chair of the primary care education department, and a clinical professor of family medicine and human sexuality at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM). He is also clinical director of the LECOM Primary Care Scholars Pathway and faculty advisor for the LECOM Chapter of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP). Board certified in family medicine with certificates of added qualification in adolescent and young adult medicine, he is a certified HIV specialist and serves as the HIV medical director of the Northwest Pennsylvania Rural AIDS Alliance and is chairman of the Erie County Board of Health. A graduate of Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania, and a 1984 graduate of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Ortoski completed his postgraduate training at Flint (Mich.) Osteopathic Hospital. A fellow of the ACOFP, Dr. Ortoski is past president of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Family Physicians Society and a member of POMA, the American Osteopathic Association and the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. Dr. Ortoski has provided no disclosures.