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VIOLA M. FRYMANN, DO, FAAO, FCA

July 18, 1921 – January 23, 2016

Founder, Osteopathic Center for Children
(Retired December 2011)


It is with our deepest regrets that we announce the recent passing of Viola M. Frymann, DO, FAAO, FCA, on Saturday, January 23, 2016, in San Diego, CA. She died naturally, surrounded by her many friends, colleagues, medical students and supporters during her last days.

REFLECTIONS

Yuri Moskalenko: "I deeply regret that Viola passed [away].... More than 20 years I have collaborated with her. We published numerous joint papers and brochure (in Rus...
The Reverend Blayney Colmore: "I preside at almost no liturgical occasions anymore. Because of the schedules of parish clergy, I am being pressed into service Saturday for the fune...
Sharon LeeMaster CFRE: "In 1986, Dr. Frymann asked me to assist her in raising funds for a new Osteopathic Center and to help raise additional funds so that all children cou...
Japan Osteopathic Federation: "We cannot speak of the development of osteopathy we see today in Japan without mentioning Dr. Viola Frymann’s contribution. Our progress largely re...
Irene Bringuier: "During three years I had work, one month with the Doctor Viola Frymann, I just learnt that she was died in January. Tomorrow I shall pray with all of...
Elizabeth Aquino: "She was my first ray of hope. She taught me nearly everything I know about healing and curing, about what it means to be human and whole. Her life no...
Ruth Flores Harper, Former President of OPC: "With my heartfelt sympathy to all family members and OPC affiliated, I extend my deepest condolences in the passing of our beloved Viola M. Frymann, ...
AAO Member News (American Academy of Osteopathy newsletter): "A Tribute to Viola M. Frymann, MB, DO, FAAODist, FCA: Pillar of Osteopathic Medicine Dies" Click to read: http://digital.turn-page.com/i/640098-febr...
Western University of Health Sciences article on Dr. Frymann memorial:: http://news.westernu.edu/westernu-celebrates-legacy-of-osteopathic-pioneer-viola-frymann-do/...
Dr. Sanjay Patel: "I am an osteopath practicing in New Zealand. I was very sad to hear of the passing of Dr. Viola Frymann. Her teachings influenced me both as a studen...
Julie Joinson, Director of Admissions, The Waldorf School of San Diego: "I was deeply saddened to hear of Dr. Frymann's passing. I was the person who made the initial contact with OPC with respect to the leasing of the OCC...
Violet M. Schlesinger: "Dr. Viola Frymann became our family physician after she had been recommended by a mother whose child had been saved from having a kidney removed. Thr...
Janet W. Hubka, Former Director, Osteopathic Center for Children: "What an inspiration Dr. Frymann was for all of us that had the good fortune to work for her. She was tireless in her efforts to ensure that each pati...
Dr. Philippe Druelle, DO: "It is with great sadness and respect that I wish to announce the death of Dr. Viola Frymann DO, FAAO, Saturday January 23rd 2016, at 2 o’clock p.m....
Jessica Kelner, DO, Florida Hospital East Orlando: "Although we have never met, I feel like I know you. My mentors and teachers talk about you often and what an impact you had on their life. Just today...
Gary M. Gugelchuk, PhD, Interim President, Western University of Health Sciences: "It is with sadness, but also with profound respect and appreciation for her legacy, that I inform the WesternU community about the passing of Viola F...
Gary Hatcher, BSN, DO, MPH, QME, Clinic Medical Director, North Clinic, Concentra Medical Centers: “Dr. Frymann was primarily the one who influenced the admission process that got me into medical school at COMP back in 1980. I so respect and appre...
Shawn K. Centers, DO, MH, FACOP, Medical Director, Osteopathic Center for Children: "Dr. Viola Frymann DO FAAO, FCA was our leader, our mentor, our teacher and our friend. Her determination, wisdom, and leadership will go on far beyo...
Daniel A. Shadoan, DO, President of the Osteopathic Cranial Academy: "The OCA joins the rest of the profession in mourning the loss of Dr. Frymann. Her vision and leadership was invaluable. Her contributions include suc...
Byron S. Wade, President, Osteopathy’s Promise to Children: "Dr. Frymann was my doctor as a child and subsequently my children’s doctor since birth. By witnessing and benefitting from her healing touch and pr...

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