Alumni News and Updates

Jerald J. Phipps, D.O.’88

Phipps joined the Ringgold County Hospital (RCH) in Mount Ayr, IA, as a family practice physician with the Mount Ayr Medical Clinic. He had practiced with The McFarland Clinic in Boone, IA, for 20 years.  “Family practice is what I love,” said Dr. Phipps. “It’s great taking care of people of all ages. From when […]

— Anna Hudson

Joseph E. Bergstrom, D.O.’97

Bergstrom was elected president of the Iowa chapter of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians during the group’s annual conference and scientific seminar in Des Moines. Bergstrom directs medical education and is program director of the family residency program at Trinity Medical Center in Bettendorf, IA. He is a board-certified family physician.

— Anna Hudson

James Huang, D.O.’99

Huang was named Physician of the Year by the Osteopathic Physicians & Surgeons (OPSC) of California on Feb. 9, 2013. The award is presented to the individual who best represents the qualities and traits of an outstanding osteopathic physician and surgeon. Huang is a member of the OPSC Board of Directors; his term will end […]

— Anna Hudson

Capt. Sarah K. Gibbons, D.O.’08

Gibbons completed a neurology residency at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, WA, in July 2012. She is now stationed at Fort Hood in Texas serving as a captain in the army and chief of the neurology clinic at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center.

— Anna Hudson

Evan L. Witt, PA-C’11

Witt and Hope Coffin announced their engagement and upcoming wedding planned for April 27, 2013, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Iowa City, IA. Coffin is an occupational therapist at Trinity Hospital in Rock Island, IL, and Witt is a physician assistant at ORA Orthopedics in Moline, IL. 

— Anna Hudson

The Phoenix Physician

DMU students are great leaders and volunteers on campus, in the community and in professional organizations. In that category are University’s Internal Medicine Interest Group, featured recently in a newsletter of the Iowa chapter of the American College of Physicians. That’s why it was so cool when DMU graduate Robert G. Good, D.O., FACOI, president […]

— Barb Boose