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Daniel A. Nelson, D.O.’09

Nelson completed an emergency medicine residency at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Chicago, IL, and relocated to Jackson, WY, in July to work at St. John’s Medical Center as an attending emergency medicine physician. 

— Anna Hudson

Friday recipe: curry chicken soup and vegetables

Like many people, my friend Cecelia is working to reduce her consumption of carbohydrates while maintaining a tasty diet. She shared this recipe from naturopathic doctor Natasha Turner, author of the book, The Carb Sensitivity Program: Discover Which Carbs Will Curb Your Cravings, Control Your Appetite, and Banish Belly Fat (Rodale, 2012). The phrase “banish […]

— Barb Boose

Halt the salt

It’s little surprise that we consume too much salt. Sadly, a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), published in the journal Pediatrics, shows that our kids are, too: American youth between the ages of 8 and 18 are eating, on average, 3,387 milligrams per day – about the same amount […]

— Barb Boose

How do you motivate good behavior?

I had a ton of fun writing in the spring issue of DMU Magazine about the healthy cooking class co-taught in our Wellness Center kitchen by David Spreadbury, Ph.D., chair of biochemistry and nutrition, and Joy Schiller, M.S., CHES, director of DMU’s wellness program (with frequent “guest demonstrations” by other faculty). While the course feels […]

— Barb Boose

Friday recipe: tempeh cheeseburgers

L.V. Anderson, Slate assistant editor who edits its food and drink sections, has some definite ideas about food – often, as the title of Slate’s culture blog Brow Beat’s recipe column implies, “You’re Doing It Wrong,” that we’re preparing it incorrectly. In a recent post she sets us straight on preparing the perfect veggie burger. […]

— Barb Boose

Robert S. Marsh, D.O.’04

Marsh joined Metro Health Hospital in Grand Rapids, MI, and will practice at the Metro Health Sports Center in the Spartan Stores YMCA in Wyoming, MI. He is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in foot and ankle surgery and will also concentrate on sports medicine and orthopaedics. He is a member of the American Academy of […]

— Anna Hudson

James E. Weber, D.O.’91

Weber was reappointed to the Michigan Unarmed Combat Commission by Governor Rick Snyder. Weber serves as associate professor of emergency medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, MI, and as the chief research officer at Hurley Medical Center in Flint, MI. Since 2003, he has served as a ringside physician for […]

— Anna Hudson

Blake A. Hardy, D.P.T.’05

Hardy was selected for the Iowa Physical Therapy Association’s highest award: the Olive Farr Distinguished Service Award in April 2012. Hardy is the first DMU physical therapy alumnus to receive this award. He and his wife, Kerry L. Hardy, D.P.T.’05, reside in Adel, IA. 

— Anna Hudson