Raymond H. Hruby, DO, MS, FAAO (Dist), Senior ME Project Manager
Ray Hruby, DO, MS FAAO (Dist), graduated from the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines, Iowa and interned at the Osteopathic Hospital of Maine in Portland, Maine. After being in private osteopathic family practice, he became a member of the Service of Osteopathic Medicine at the Osteopathic Hospital of Maine, and later served as Director of this service.
Dr. Hruby returned to private practice, and later became an Associate Professor in the Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, Maine, where he also held the position of Director of Predoctoral Education. He later accepted the position of Professor and Chair of the Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) at the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in East Lansing, Michigan. Afterward, he became Professor and Chair of the Department of OMM at the Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pomona, California. He presently continues his work at Western University as Professor and Consultant to this same department.
Dr. Hruby is certified in OMM and in family practice, and is a Fellow of Distinction of the American Academy of Osteopathy. He was President of the American Academy of Osteopathy from 1990 to 1991, and has taught osteopathic principles and techniques for many years, both nationally and internationally.
Doctor Hruby studied for many years with Dr. Viola M. Frymann, DO, FAAO, FCA, and has served as a faculty member for Dr. Frymann’s continuing education courses for over 30 years. He is currently involved with several courses taught by OPC, and is part of the Leadership Team in charge of developing further coursework that extends Dr. Frymann’s legacy by teaching physicians how to give truly osteopathic care.
He is an avid jazz musician, and lives in California with his wife Karen, and their two cats, Serena and Gemma.