Osteopathic Medicine News and Updates

Nicholas B. Kurz, D.O.’04

Kurz started a private practice, Cornerstone Family Medicine, providing family medicine, osteopathic manual therapy and occupational medicine/workmen’s compensation in Pagosa Springs, CO. 

— Anna Hudson

Donald M. Rochen, D.O.’68

Rochen received the special board of governors award from the American Osteopathic Colleges of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, the highest award the colleges give, for exceptionally meritorious service.

— Anna Hudson

Christina R. Anslinger, D.O.’06

Anslinger (formerly Mooney) and her husband, Brendan, welcomed a daughter, Ella Rose, to their family on Feb. 7, 2013. She joins brother Cole, 4. Anslinger practices cardiology with Cardiology Specialists of Dayton in Dayton, OH. 

— Anna Hudson

Charles H. Weintz, D.O.’03

Weintz is the chief medical officer of Stanton County Hospital and the chief medical director of Stanton County Family Practice, both in Johnson City, KS. The hospital and clinic recently completed a $12.5 million renovation. 

— Anna Hudson

Elizabeth A. Jansen, D.O.’09

Jansen finished an anesthesiology residency at University Hospitals – Case Medical Center in Cleveland and is starting a fellowship in pediatric anesthesiology at the Cleveland Clinic.

— Anna Hudson

Admiral Walter C. Rustmann, D.O.’95

Rustmann was commissioned as admiral in the Texas Navy by Governor Rick Perry upon his retirement from the United States Air Force and Texas Air National Guard after 37 years of service to country and state. This honor is typically bestowed on individuals for outstanding service to the United States and/or the state of Texas.

— Anna Hudson

Robert J. Franchi, D.O.’88

Franchi was recently installed for a one-year term as president of the American Osteopathic Colleges of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation Inc. He will preside over a board of specialists who are dedicated to upholding and maintaining quality training of those osteopathic physicians specializing in the treatment of eye diseases. Franchi is a […]

— Anna Hudson

Seth A. Anderson, D.O.’08

Anderson started a neuroradiology fellowship at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City after completing a radiology internship with Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, ND.

— Anna Hudson

Anne E. Dudley, D.O.’09, and Ryan M. Dudley, D.O.’08

Dudley, formerly Anne Dudding, and Ryan Dudley welcomed a daughter, Rosemary Frances, on May 12, 2012, and they are expecting a son in October 2013. Anne is a pediatrician with Southwest Regional Medical Clinic in Stevensville, MI, and Ryan is an anesthesiologist with Lakeland Regional Medical Center in Saint Joseph, MI. 

— Anna Hudson

Brian H. Black, D.O.’03

Black was named Young Physician D.O. of the Year at the Indiana Osteopathic Association’s annual convention. He was presented this award at a recent luncheon at the Sheridan at Keystone in Indianapolis, where he was attending a continuing medical education conference. “This is a nice surprise from a great organization,” he said about the honor. “I am proud to […]

— Anna Hudson

Misty K. Anderson, D.O.’08

Anderson and her husband, Bob, welcomed a son, Grant Hunter, in April 2013. Grant joins an older brother and sister. Anderson practices internal medicine with Sanford Health in Valley City, ND.

— Anna Hudson