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Board of Trustees

Vanessa Halvorsen, DO

Postdoctoral Trainee Member

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Vanessa Halvorson, DO
Postdoctoral Trainee Member
Bella Vista, Arkansas

Vanessa Halvorsen, DO was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. Halvorsen graduated from the University of Utah with her degree in Exercise Physiology and continued on to Touro University Nevada as the salutatorian with her Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine in 2018. Dr. Halvorsen served as student representative on The American Osteopathic Association’s Board of Trustees.  Last year she was the resident advisor to the board, and is grateful to have another year to serve and represent resident members of the AOA.

Dr. Halvorsen is an Otolaryngology Head and Neck PGY-4 resident at Freeman Hospital in Missouri through Kansas City University – College of Osteopathic Medicine with expected graduation of 2023. Vanessa is married to Shane Halvorsen and they enjoy mountain biking with their labradoodle, Willow in North West Arkansas. She loves the AOA and is excited for this next year.

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