ABPM Spotlight! Meet ABPM Director, Coleen Napolitano, DPM
The ABPM welcomes Dr. Coleen Napolitano as the newest member of the ABPM Board of Directors. Dr. Napolitano has been a Diplomate since 1994 and has been active with the ABPM for the past 15 years, primarily with the Examination Committee, where she is the current Chair of the certification exam (Part 2) sub-section.
“I am quite familiar with the ABPM’s past and present and have witnessed first-hand the significant strides it has made in the medical community, said Dr. Napolitano. “I look forward to contributing to the future of ABPM and believe that ABPM certifies specialty skills that represent the majority and the best of podiatric care, witha focus on medicine and podiatric orthopedics.”
Dr. Napolitano did her undergraduate at Florida International University on a running scholarship. She obtained her doctorate and Bachelor of Science from Dr. William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine and completed her residency training at Hines Veterans Administration Hospital in Illinois. Dr. Napolitano followed her certification with the ABPM by becoming ABFAS certified and encourages podiatry residents to recognize the benefits of dual certification.
She is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation in the Section of Podiatry at Loyola University Medical Center and is the Program Director for the podiatry residency training.