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5/20/2020 12:00:00 AM CENTRAL
Updated: 5/20/2020 2:03:40 PM CENTRAL
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Dr. William "Russ" Carpenter Selected to Receive the 2020 President's Award by MAOPS

Jefferson City, MO – Capital Region Physicians is proud to announce William “Russ” Carpenter, DO, has been selected to receive the 2020 President’s Award by the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS).

The President’s Award is presented to one individual, during years when a worthy candidate exists, to a young physician (under 10 years of practice), who is nominated by the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) President and approved by both the MAOPS Awards Committee and Board of Trustees.

Dr. Carpenter receives this distinction for his work on the Physician Wellness Committee, as Medical Director for the MAOPS Physician Health Program and as faculty on the MAOPS Physician Wellness Team. Additionally, Dr. Carpenter was integral in the implementation of the new MAOPS Member Assistance Program (MAP) designed for physician members of MAOPS and their families as they navigate the challenges of personal wellness.

Michelle Barg, MD, Vice President of Clinical Integration says, “We wholeheartedly congratulate Dr. Carpenter for his great work with MAOPS. Capital Region is blessed to have him as a member of our team!”

Dr. Carpenter is a graduate of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. He practices psychiatry at Capital Region Physicians – Center for Mental Wellness. To learn more, visit



About Capital Region Physicians

Capital Region Physicians is the largest network of physicians and providers in Jefferson City and its surrounding communities. With more than 130 providers and 30 family practice and specialty clinics, Capital Region Physicians offer health care services in Jefferson City, Holts Summit, Linn, California, Eldon, Owensville, St. Elizabeth, Versailles and Vienna.