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Loren D. Brown, D.O.’74

After 35 years in the practice of hematology/oncology, Loren Brown retired in late 2013. A lifelong resident of Des Moines, he relocated to Charlotte, NC, for family. Brown also was adjunct professor of medicine at DMU and taught portions of the hematology course throughout his career.

— Alumni Relations

Louis M. Goldblum, D.O.’73

Louis M. Goldblum recently relocated from Palm Beach County, FL, to practice in Williamsburg, NY. He works in the specialty field of general pediatrics. Dr. Goldblum is the president-elect of the Brooklyn Pediatric Society.

— Alumni Relations

Leslie D. Wilke, D.O.’07

Leslie Wilke completed a pulmonary/critical care fellowship at Texas A&M University and joined Lowcountry Lung & Critical Care in North Charleston, SC.

— Alumni Relations

Major Jason A. Compton, D.O.’05

Jason Compton, a major in the U.S. Air Force, graduated from the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base/Wright State University general surgery residency program in Dayton, OH. He will become a staff surgeon at Mountain Home Air Force Base in Idaho.

— Alumni Relations

Leonard A. Mermel, D.O.’84, ScM, AM (Hon.), FSHEA, FIDSA, FACP

Leonard A. Mermel presented a keynote address at the 24th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases in Barcelona, Spain, May 10-13, 2014. It was titled “On the Cutting Edge of Infection Control Research: What To Do When the Evidence is Missing.” He is also the 2014 recipient of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology […]

— Gretchen Johnson