Jared Maker, D.P.M.’10

Jared Maker, a third-year resident at Western Pennsylvania Hospital, was among the authors of research published online last June in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, titled “Mechanical Comparison of Cortical Screw Fixation versus Locking Plate Fixation in First Metatarsal Base Osteotomy.” Lead authors were Kevin Smith, D.P.M.’95, Ph.D., FACFAS, associate dean for clinical affairs […]

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Noah Oliver, D.P.M.’10

Noah Oliver, a third-year resident at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, VA, was among the authors of research published online last June in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, titled “Mechanical Comparison of Cortical Screw Fixation versus Locking Plate Fixation in First Metatarsal Base Osteotomy.” Lead authors were Kevin Smith, D.P.M.’95, Ph.D., FACFAS, associate […]

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Jennifer A. Gerres, D.P.M.’10

Dr. Gerres in March joined Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic LLC in Silver Spring, MD, and Washington, DC, as a foot and ankle surgeon and podiatrist. She previously practiced at Maple Springs Foot Center in Gaithersburg, MD.

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Erich W. Ottervanger, D.P.T.’10, & Kiley D. Ottervanger, D.O.’12

Drs. Ottervanger welcomed the birth of their daughter, Hadley Jane Ottervanger, on January 3, 2015. She is a healthy baby weighing in at 4 pounds, 13 ounces. Erich practices with West Des Moines Physical Therapy, where his specialties include treating a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions and post-surgical interventions. Kiley is a pediatrics resident with […]

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Kristin M. Halvarson, M.H.A.’10

Kristin Halvarson is the executive director at Community Health Services Inc. in Moorhead, MN. She recently received the 2014 Outstanding Young Alumni honor at Minnesota State University, Moorhead.

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Jessica R. Johannesen Childe, D.O.’10, M.S.A.

Dr. Childe will graduate from the McLaren Greater Lansing orthopedic residency in June 2015 and will then begin a hand and upper extremity surgery fellowship at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. She and her husband, J.R., are expecting their first child in June 2015.

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Matthew T. Connell, D.O.’10

Matthew Connell was appointed a gynecology faculty member at the National Institutes of Health. On July 1, 2015, he will begin a reproductive medicine fellowship at the NIH’s Program for Reproductive and Adult Endocrinology.

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Timothy B. Slama, D.O.’10

Slama has joined the Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont, MN, practicing family medicine. He completed a family medicine residency at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines, IA.

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Tyler J. Nielsen, M.B.S.’10

Nielsen has taken a job as a research associate III with Insight Genetics in Nashville, TN. He is designing and conducting experiments as part of the company’s research and development team. Previously, he worked for Pioneer Hi-Bred International and Aegis Sciences Corp. 

— Anna Hudson