Biographical Information & Personal Interests
Adam Lauer, D.O. is native to Bridgton, Maine and is married to Ellen Lauer, D.O. He is the son of Lonnie Lauer, D.O. and Linda Lauer. He is a class III-IV white water kayaker and enjoys the physical pursuits of road-cycling, mountain biking, pool and open water swimming, tent camping, and hiking Mt. Katahdin (Maine's highest summit). He is new to Jeeping and finds off-roading exhilarating. Watch his kayaking video here.
Dr. Lauer attended Lake Region High School class of 1991, Naples, Maine.
He later graduated summa cum laude from the University of Southern Maine in 1996, Portland, Maine. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology and obtained a minor in Biochemistry.
Dr. Lauer graduated from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2000, Biddeford, Maine. He obtained a Doctor of Osteopathy degree and was inducted into the honor society Psi Sigma Alpha for members in the top 10% of the graduating class.
Dr. Lauer completed internship and residency training at Eastern Maine Medical Center from 2000-2003 in Bangor, Maine. The Family Practice Residency Program is accredited by the ACGME and AOA. It is a designated Osteopathic Postgraduate Training Institute.
Dr. Lauer is licensed by the State of Maine Board of Osteopathic Licensure. He holds board certification in Family Practice and OMT from the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians.
He has served on the Bangor YMCA’s Board of Directors since 2011 to the present date and Chairs the Youth Programs Committee. He also is Chair of the Tri for the Y Committee, a fund-raising triathlon for youth programs, and is race director of this event since its inauguration in 2012. He is a paying member of the YMCA and supports their motto: For Youth Development, For Healthy Living, For Social Responsibility.
He presently serves on the Maine Osteopathic Association Board of Directors since 2013.
He is Past-President of the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine Alumni Association (2009-2013) and has served on this board from 2007-2013.
He was a Clinical Instructor of Family Medicine for UNECOM osteopathic student-physicians from 2003-2013.
Dr. Lauer served as the volunteer school physician for the Brewer and Orrington School Departments from 2005-2013.
Honors & Awards
In 2013, Dr. Lauer was awarded the Roswell P. Bates D.O. Public Service Award by the Maine Osteopathic Association. This is the state association's highest honor given to the D.O. who demonstrates outstanding achievements to public health, political or community service that enhances and demonstrates the Osteopathic profession's committment to service above and beyond that of direct patient care.
In 2010, Dr. Lauer was presented The Blue Lobster Award for service and dedication to the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine by its Dean Dr. Marc Hahn. The blue lobster exists in nature with a prevalence of approximately one per million lobsters, and hence the award is given to supporters of UNECOM who demonstrate capacities for giving/supporting/mentoring that are "one in a million."
In 2009, Dr. Lauer was inducted into the American Osteopathic Association's Mentor Hall of Fame for being selected one of the top five D.O. mentors in the nation.