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Lori A Kemper, DO, MS, FACOFP


Midwestern University - AZCOM

Dr. Kemper is past President of the Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association, serving now as the Chair of the Professional Education Committee.  She graduated from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1981, is Board Certified in Family Practice and is a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians.  She has worked for Midwestern University for the past 13 years, serving as the Dean of the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine (AZCOM) since 2007.  

Dr. Kemper has practiced as a family physician since 1982, starting her career with the National Health Service Corps, providing care for the underserved population in South Phoenix.  She also served as Director of Medical Education and Family Medicine Residency Program Director for Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital from 1993 to 2007.  In addition, she served as the Chief of Staff at Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital from 2005 to 2007. 

Besides her duties as Dean of AZCOM, Dr. Kemper maintains an active practice of family medicine at Midwestern University Clinic on campus, where she served as Medical Director from 2008 to 2015.  She also serves on the American Osteopathic Association Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation as an Executive Committee member, the Board of Directors of the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners as the Chair Elect, and the American Osteopathic Association House of Delegates representing Arizona.  She is a member and past Chair of the Board of Deans of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Kemper has no disclosures.