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Alissa A. Paul, PA-C’07

Paul (maiden name Hallstrom) and Joe Paul were married on February 17, 2012, in Roseville, MN. She practices at Minute Clinic in Woodbury, MN, and he is a senior negotiation consultant at Target Corporation in Minneapolis.

— Anna Hudson

Larry Braver, D.O.’77

Braver was appointed to the Michigan Long-Term Care Supports and Services Advisory Committee by Governor Rick Snyder. He is a staff physician at Flint Osteopathic Hospital-Genesys Regional Medical Center in Grand Blanc, MI, and facility coordinator for both Alterra/Brookdale Assisted Living Facility and the Knottingham/Prestige Pointe Assisted Living Facility. He will represent providers of Medicaid-funded […]

— Anna Hudson

Andrew L. Cope, D.O.’09

Cope is in his final year at the Genesis Quad-Cities Family Medicine residency program in Davenport, IA, and will join Newton Clinic this summer. He will be one of six Newton Clinic doctors who deliver babies at Skiff Medical Center and perform c-sections.

— Anna Hudson

Michael F. Tiffany, D.O.’96

Tiffany joined the obstetrics and gynecology department at Fairview Red Wing Medical Center in Red Wing, MN. He comes to Red Wing from Kenosha, WI, where he practiced with Aurora Health Care. He was awarded the national 2011 Patient’s Choice Award, which is given to doctors who receive top scores from their patients and pass […]

— Anna Hudson

Carl P. Behne, M.H.A.’10

Behne joined Mahaska Health Partnership in Oskaloosa, IA, as executive director of outreach services. The position supports the directors of physical and occupational therapy, radiology, home health and hospice, laboratory, pharmacy and food and nutrition.

— Anna Hudson

Patricia R. Hastings, D.O.’83

Colonel Hastings completed a residency in emergency medicine at Fort Hood, TX, in 1986 and completed follow-on assignments as chief of the emergency departments at the 98th General Hospital at Nurnberg, West Germany, and at Darnall Army Medical Center in Fort Hood. She served from 1997 to 2002 at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu […]

— Anna Hudson

CME opportunities for alumni, community

Des Moines University Continuing Medical Education (DMU CME) continues to provide countless opportunities for alumni and community members to earn CME credits year-round. Check out these upcoming CME events and the CME calendar! Foot and Ankle Surgery Symposium April 27–28, 2012 Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA Registration fee: $25-$125 Contact hours: TBD Register Fascial Distortion […]

— Anna Hudson

International service opportunity in India for DMU alumni

The Global Health Department has received information about an upcoming medical service opportunity in India. The Logos Medical Mission group will travel to Uttarakhand, India, June 6-17, 2012. The trip is organized through the Des Moines Valley Evangelical Church partnership. Areas of focus will be women’s health issues, pediatric care and general medicine in underserved […]

— Anna Hudson

CHS launches revamped MHA curriculum

For nearly three decades, Des Moines University has given students real-world preparation to advance or change their careers as leaders in health care administration. To ensure DMU’s master of health care administration program continues to offer students highly relevant, evidence-based experiences they can immediately apply in their work, the College of Health Sciences recently revised […]

— Anna Hudson

Daniel W. Cuozzo, D.O.’87

Cuozzo joined Beebe Medical Center and practices at Beebe Dermatology Health Center in Millsboro, DE. He is board certified in dermatology and was an attending dermatologist at Bassett Healthcare Network in Cooperstown, NY, where he practiced general medicine and surgical dermatology and developed their Mohs Surgery Program. He also trained and supervised physician assistants and taught medical students. Cuozzo was in the U.S. Army Medical Corp for nine years, serving in several capacities including as a flight/brigade surgeon, company commander in Desert Storm and Chief of Dermatology at Fort Bragg, NC. He has been honored with several awards, including the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal and the Combat Medical Badge.

— Anna Hudson

April C. Borchardt, D.P.M.’06

Borchardt is now seeing patients at Community Memorial Hospital Health Center in Oconto Falls, WI, and has been seeing patients in Green Bay, WI, since 2009.  She completed a podiatric surgery residency at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo, IA, and provides the full range of treatment for foot and ankle conditions, including arthritis, diabetic foot […]

— Anna Hudson

Todd C. Sommer, D.O.’96, D.P.M.

Sommer is now seeing patients at Community Memorial Hospital Health Center in Oconto Falls, WI. He is board certified in podiatric surgery and family medicine and is the medical director for the St. Vincent Hospital Center for Wound Care and Hyperbariatric Medicine in Green Bay, WI.

— Anna Hudson

John G. Brady, D.O.’94

Brady joined Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt, IA, and will work through the Britt Medical Clinic. Most recently, he practiced at Mercy Johnston Family Physicians Clinic in Johnston, IA.

— Anna Hudson

Alicia E. Bennett, D.O.’11

Bennett (maiden name DelRosso) and Scott Bennett were married on May 7, 2011. The couple resides in Salt Lake City, where she is working on a neurology residency at the University of Utah Hospital.

— Anna Hudson

Jason R. Sheffler, D.O.’08

Sheffler graduated from the University of Minnesota Mankato family medicine residency program and accepted a position with Boone County Hospital in Boone, IA. He and his wife, Heather, reside in Boone.

— Anna Hudson

Jill Whitson, M.P.H.’07

Whitson and her husband, Stephen, welcomed their second child, Stella Raye, on December 20, 2011. She joins sister Eden at the family’s home. Jill works in public health for the Central Iowa Area Health Education Center in Des Moines.

— Anna Hudson

Tamara Lyday, D.O.’06

Lyday is the regional director for Prevea Health in Green Bay, WI. She began working for Prevea in January 2011 following her employment at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Green Bay. She continues to work at St. Vincent Hospital’s wound care center two days a week.

— Anna Hudson