Pamela L. Grimaldi, DO, is an AOA board-certified osteopathic family physician who serves as assistant professor for the University of Massachusetts, where she teaches residents and medical students at the Barre Family Health Center. She also maintains a practice at the health center, where she provides the full spectrum of primary medical care to her patients. In addition, Dr. Grimaldi serves as a staff physician at the Worcester (Mass.) Polytechnic Institute College Health Center.
Prior to settling in Massachusetts, Dr. Grimaldi spent four years in the rural town of Kotzebue, Alaska, which is located above the Arctic Circle. As one of 10 family physicians on staff at the 20-bed hospital, she covered the emergency room and walk-in clinic. The hospital was the primary health care facility for several Eskimo villages in the region and the only major facility within 600 miles. In addition to her service in Alaska, Dr. Grimaldi spent time volunteering at medical clinics in Guatemala and Mexico.
Dr. Grimaldi currently serves as president of the Massachusetts Osteopathic Society and has served on the organization’s Board of Trustees since 2008. She has lectured on various topics in osteopathic medicine and family medicine on numerous occasions.
She earned her degree in osteopathic medicine from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, Maine. She completed her internship and family medicine residency at Wilson Memorial Regional Hospital in Johnson City, N.Y.
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