Kim E. Burke, D.O.’05

Burke and her husband, Patrick, welcomed a new baby, Zachary Tyler, on Sept. 8, 2012. He joins big sisters Kassidy, 4, and Mackenzie, 2. Burke is in her second year of an anesthesiology residency at Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, VA.

— Anna Hudson

Stephanie A. Moon, M.H.A.’09

Moon earned her RN, MSN-CNL from the University of Iowa in 2012. She is the nurse coordinator for the Iowa Weight Loss Specialists clinics, West Des Moines, which specialize in bariatric surgery and the promotion of healthy lifestyles. 

— Anna Hudson

Todd C. Peterson, D.O.’09

Peterson had his article, “Thromboembolic Prophylaxis in Total Joint Arthroplasty,” published in Thrombosis Journal. He is in his fourth year of an orthopedic surgery residency with St. John Providence Health System in Madison Heights, MI. 

— Anna Hudson

Fear and loathing at the fiscal cliff

The many consequences unfurling from the legislation that kept the nation from falling over the fiscal cliff last week include changes to health care (you can find links to coverage by various media outlets here). While resolution of the nation’s fiscal situation is far, far away, the bill’s effects on health care include the following: […]

— Barb Boose

Do extra pounds make you live longer?

Recent research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association sounds like the perfect post-holiday gift to anyone who resembles Santa a bit more than prior to the season of celebrations: A review of 97 studies involving a combined 2.88 million people on the relationship between body weight and death risk concluded that overall, […]

— Barb Boose

Friday recipe: blueberry crumble

Colder weather, especially on weekends, turns my culinary inclinations to heartier breakfasts. Sorry to admit that I prefer to indulge my sweet tooth with my cup of coffee, which makes me love this recipe for more than its utter deliciousness: It’s easy to fix, doesn’t require any exotic ingredients (trust me when I say frozen […]

— Barb Boose

Patrick K. McClellan, D.O.’64

McClellan was elected to serve as president of the Macomb County Osteopathic Medical Association in 2013. He will be installed as president on February 23, 2013, in Clinton Township, MI. He is a retired family practice physician and resides in Richmond, MI, with his wife, Sandra.

— Anna Hudson

Clifford M. Houseman, D.O.’07

Houseman is completing his chief year in neurosurgery at the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center Cushing Neuroscience Institute in Manhasset, NY. He plans to begin a spine instructorship/fellowship with Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, this year that will continue into 2014.

— Anna Hudson