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Tracy L. Kahl, D.O.’00

Kahl joined the Family Medicine Clinic in Onawa, IA, and the medical staff at Burgess Health Center. She completed her family practice residency at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines, IA, in 2003 and is board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. She practices a full spectrum of family medicine with an emphasis in women’s health […]

— Anna Hudson

Georgena K. Barnes, M.H.A.’13

Barnes accepted an offer to become the new practice supervisor in the surgery department at The Iowa Clinic in Des Moines, IA. She oversees 15 physicians and 15 staff members and splits her time between the clinic’s downtown and west locations.  

— Anna Hudson

Patrick L. Cornett, M.H.A.’11

Cornett is finishing up a project with Samsung Hospital, Korea’s Centers for Disease Control, and the city of Seoul in fostering understanding and prevention of cerebrovascular disease. His work will include completion of a book detailing the project and its final outcome. Cornett lived in Seoul for about a year before returning to the United […]

— Anna Hudson

Thomas J. Wente, D.O.’94

Wente is the medical director for Iowa Hospice by Harden Healthcare’s Sioux City operations. He has more than 18 years of medical experience with specialties in family medicine and preventive care. In addition to his new position, he serves as a family practice physician at Family Health Care of Siouxland. He also practiced in that […]

— Anna Hudson

Matthew J. Hentges, D.P.M.’11

Hentges is a podiatric surgery resident with Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh. He plans to complete a fellowship in foot and ankle deformity with Sinai Hospital in Baltimore.

— Anna Hudson

Brian J. Beck, D.O.’69

Beck started part-time work July 1, 2013, at McLaren Medical Center in Davison, MI. He says he loves having more time for family and that he’s able to do things he has always wanted to do. He is excited to come back to campus for his class’s next reunion. 

— Anna Hudson

Brenda K. Jeffers, M.H.A.’03

Jeffers was named facility administrator of the new DaVita Dialysis unit in Ottumwa, IA. She was also appointed to the board of directors of the River Hills Community Health Center, a federally qualified health center in Ottumwa. River Hills is one of 14 federally qualified facilities in the state of Iowa. 

— Anna Hudson

Mark A. Barinque, D.P.M.’93

Barinque and his wife, Romola, welcomed a daughter, Nicole Elizabeth, to their family on March 19, 2013. She is their fifth child. Barinque practices with Plains Podiatry Associates in Lubbock, TX. 

— Anna Hudson

Sudhir R. Gogu, D.O.’97

Gogu is a family practice physician with Stone Oak Urgent Care and Family Practice clinic in San Antonio, TX. He is also a faculty member at Texas Tech University, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. His son plans to graduate from the Edward Via College […]

— Anna Hudson

Gordon L. Elliott, D.O.’47

Elliott is the middle member of three generations of D.O.s. His father, George G. Elliott, was a graduate of the DMU (then Still College of Osteopathy) Class of 1912, and his son, James W. Elliott, was a graduate of DMU’s (then University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences) Class of 1985. Gordon was a family […]

— Anna Hudson

Bruce J. Houle, D.O.’73

Houle was elected a life member of the American Osteopathic College of Radiology. He has practiced as an interventional radiologist and is now in a solo radiology practice in Paris, IL. 

— Anna Hudson

Steven S. Williamson, PA-C’09

Williamson and his wife, Tressa, welcomed a daughter, Quinn Lynne, to their family on Oct. 29, 2012. Williamson practices orthopedics with St. Croix Orthopaedics in New Richmond, WI. 

— Anna Hudson

Jaimie L. Perkunas, D.P.T.’05

Perkunas was married on March 10, 2012, and has a private practice, Yoga Therapy for You, in Tucson, AZ, incorporating physical therapy and yoga. She teaches yoga and other classes in California, Mexico and Arizona. 

— Anna Hudson