American Osteopathic Association

Advancing the distinctive philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine

Board of Trustees

Geraldine T. O'Shea, DO
Jackson, California

Geraldine T. O’Shea, DO, an osteopathic internist from Jackson, California, has been medical director of the Foothills Women’s Medical Center in Jackson since 1998. 

Dr. O’Shea currently serves on the AOA's executive and finance committees and is chair of the Department of Research and Development, which oversees the five task force initiatives in public health. In 2014-2015, Dr. O'Shea served as first vice president of the AOA and vice chair of the Department of Education. In her first year on the board, she served as second vice president of the AOA, liaison to the Bureau of Socioeconomic Affairs and member of the Bureau of State Affiliate Concerns.

As past president of the Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California (OPSC), Dr. O’Shea was chair of the California delegation to the AOA’s House of Delegates between 2006 and 2014. She received the OPSC's Lifetime Achievement Award in February 2012.

Additionally, Dr. O’Shea has served since 2009 on the National Board of Medical Examiners, where she is currently the secretary/treasurer.

After eight years of service on the Osteopathic Medical Board of California, she was elected president of the American Association of Osteopathic Medical Examiners and is currently its immediate past president.

Dr. O'Shea is a graduate of the Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific in Pomona, California, as is her husband, Mark E. Eastman, DO, and their daughter, Amelia S. Eastman, DO.