William Olson, D.P.M.
We mourn the passing of William Olson, D.P.M. of San Francisco, CA,who died on August 24, 2004 after a courageous 2½ year battle against cancer. Dr. Olson graduated CCPM in 1979 and was a former president of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine and a clinical professor at CCPM. Olson served as team podiatrist at UCBerkeley and was a Distinguished Practitioner in the National Academies of Practice. Dr. Olson was an author and innovator, who was responsible for the introduction of many high-tech materials to the orthotics industry.In 2001, Podiatry Management Magazine named him as one of the profession's 150 most influential practitioners.Those who had the pleasure of knowing Bill can attest to hisgenerosity in freely sharing his knowledge with others. He will be sorely missed.PM News policy is to recommend that memorial donations be made to the Fund For Podiatric Medical Educationhttp://www.apma.org/fpmh.htm
(reprinted from PMNews, with permission)
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