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The Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners is made up of seven members, appointed by the Governor. Five members are osteopathic physicians, two are members of the public. The current members of the Board are:
 

Cunningham
Douglas Cunningham, D.O., President

Dr. Cunningham is Board Certified in Family Practice. He is a Founding Board Member of the American Academy of HIV Medicine, and currently serves as Chair of the Academy's Southwest Chapter. He has lectured extensively on HIV nationally and internationally.

Dr. Cunningham received a B.S. in biology from Loma Linda University, and received his medical education from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. He did his internship and residency at Phoenix General Hospital.

 

Landau
Jerry G. Landau, J.D., Vice President

Mr. Landau is the Government Affairs Director for the Arizona Supreme Court and serves as a Judge Pro-Tempore in the Maricopa, Graham and Yavapai County Superior Courts and the Maricopa County Justice Courts.

He received his Juris Doctorate from Cleveland Marshall School of Law and his BA from Hofstra University.

Mr. Landau has been a member of and chaired numerous Arizona state legislative committees, including commissions on sentencing and DUI. He participated in writing many of Arizona’s criminal, juvenile and vehicle criminal laws. He also authored a chapter of the book, Medical-Legal Aspects of Alcohol, and wrote articles on DUI law for the Arizona State Bar Journal, the Maricopa Lawyer and on legislation for the Arizona Law Journal.

Mr. Landau is very active in the community, both personally and professionally.

 

Christopher Spiekerman, D.O.


 



Martin B. Reiss, D.O.







Dr. Reiss graduated from New York University in 1957 and from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1961. After a one year rotating internship at the Osteopathic Hospital of Maine, he practiced family medicine in New York City from 1962 to 1970.

His psychiatry residency was with the New York State Department of Mental Hygiene from 1970 to 1973. Since then he has been in private practice of psychiatry in Phoenix, Arizona. He has been board certified in psychiatry since 1976.

Dr. Reiss was Chief of Staff, Camelback Samaritan Behavioral Health, Phoenix from 1990 to 1993 and was a member of the board of directors Good Samaritan Hospital from 1990 to 1993.

Dr. Reiss had multiple academic affiliations. He is currently on the faculty at Midwestern University where he teaches and supervises medical student psychiatry preceptorships. He has been a consultant and board member to many other community and medical rehabilitation organizations.

 

Dr. Maitem
Dr. Jonathan Maitem, D.O.

Dr. Maitem is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. He graduated from the University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1994. He trained at Midwestern University-Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in a dual residency of Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine.

Dr. Maitem has been practicing Emergency Medicine in Phoenix since 1999. He has worked as the ER Director at Kingman Regional Medical Center and Chairman at HonorHealth Deer Valley. He is on the teaching staff for medical students and residents at HonorHealth Deer Valley and John C Lincoln and is an Associate Adjunct Professor at Midwestern University.

Dr. Maitem has worked extensively in Emergency Medical Services, initially as a New York EMT starting in the 1980’s, and currently works with the Department of Health Services on the Emergency Medical Services Council and Medical Direction Commission. He lectures extensively on Law Enforcement first responder medical training. Dr. Maitem works with Wilderness Medics for austere and wild land fire medical care. He still volunteers with multiple fire departments and as a field medic for acute trauma care.

 


Lew Riggs
Lew Riggs, Ed.D., Public Member

Dr. Riggs is a past president of the National Association of Osteopathic Foundations and recently retired after 25 years as executive director of the Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation. He holds a doctorate in higher education administration as well as a B.S. in business administration from the University of Arizona and an M.B.A. from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. In 1992 he established the Osteopathic Press as a program of the Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation and subsequently produced two editions of Clinical Applications of Counterstrain by Harmon L. Myers, D.O., now a required text at many colleges of osteopathic medicine. He has also been active as a member of the Professional Publications and Professional Education Committees of the American Osteopathic Association.

 


Dr. Erbstoesser
Gary Erbstoesser, D.O.

Dr. Erbstoesser is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Practice and CAQ Sports Medicine. He received his medical education at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. He completed his Internship at Phoenix General Hospital and his Residency at Phoenix Baptist Hospital in Arizona. Dr Erbstoesser completed his Fellowship in Sports Medicine at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Santa Clara California. While at Phoenix Baptist Hospital he served as Medical Preceptor for Family Residency Program, as a Board Member for Medical Staff and Elected Chairman of the Department of Family Practice.

Dr. Erbstoesser is very active in the community educating on Healthcare Wellness.