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Thomas L. Chung, D.O.’01

Chung completed a fellowship in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and now works as a Navy reconstructive surgeon at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. He helps reconstruct veterans who sustain severe wound injuries and performs reconstruction for cancer patients following tumor resection. He lives in […]

— Anna Hudson

Lydia B. Caros, D.O.’80

Caros, the chief executive officer of Native American Community Clinic in Minneapolis, was recognized by Cambridge Who’s Who for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in pediatric health care. Caros specializes in general pediatrics and fetal alcohol syndrome and splits her day between handling administrative duties and seeing pediatric patients at the clinic she co-founded in […]

— Anna Hudson

Philip S. Marzolino Jr., D.O.’02

Marzolino and Kayla Brooke were married on April 7, 2012, in Denton, TX, and now reside in Dallas. He completed a fellowship at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston in cardiovascular anesthesiology and currently works with Pinnacle Anesthesia at Baylor Medical Center in Dallas. Kayla is a major gifts officer at Abilene Christian University.

— Anna Hudson

Joseph P. McNerney, D.O.’80

McNerney received the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award during the ACOFP annual convention and scientific seminars in Kissimmee, FL. The award recognizes an outstanding osteopathic family physician who shows career-long service to patients, the profession, and to ACOFP. McNerney is the director of medical education and a program director for the St. Johns Providence Health System - Osteopathic Division in Warren, MI, the secretary for the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians, and the president of the Macomb County Osteopathic Medical Association.

— Anna Hudson

Tami S. Gudenkauf, D.O.’92

Gudenkauf is an emergency medicine physician at Mercy Hospital in Dubuque, IA. Twice a year she participates in medical service trips to Haiti. Her daughters, Emily and Jeni, have accompanied her on the last two trips, and her father usually goes along to do construction.

— Anna Hudson

Charles E. Jaffe, D.O.’97

Jaffe practices with Lake Heart Specialists in Libertyville, IL. He is active at three local hospitals and is chair of the department of cardiology at Advocate Condell Medical Center. He is happily married to his wife, Randi, and they reside in the north suburbs of Chicago with their three children Sam (13), Alexa (10), and […]

— Anna Hudson

Stephen R. Eckstat, D.O.’72

Eckstat was named physician leader of primary care for Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. He will provide leadership for family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, geriatrics, psychiatry and weight loss. He will work in collaboration with an administrative leader to manage planning and organization to ensure efficient operations, quality clinical care and excellent customer service. […]

— Anna Hudson

Dennis P. Dornbier, D.O.’86

Dornbier was named surgery physician leader at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. He will share leadership of the surgery division with an administrative leader, working together to ensure coordination and quality of patient care. The surgery division includes general surgery, anesthesia, ENT, hand, plastic surgery, ophthalmology and urology. Dornbier will manage planning and organization […]

— Anna Hudson

Carrie L. Smyth, D.O.’10

Smyth (maiden name Kern) and Conor Smyth were married on October 15, 2011, in Red Wing, MN. She is a resident at St. Joseph’s Hospital in St. Paul, MN, and he is a certified financial planner at Edward Jones Investments in Red Wing.

— Anna Hudson

Melissa S. Strange, D.O.’08

Strange joined the pediatric hospital team at Santa Rosa Memorial in Santa Rosa, CA, in February 2012. She completed a general pediatric residency at Akron Children’s Hospital in Akron, OH.

— Anna Hudson

Larry Braver, D.O.’77

Braver was appointed to the Michigan Long-Term Care Supports and Services Advisory Committee by Governor Rick Snyder. He is a staff physician at Flint Osteopathic Hospital-Genesys Regional Medical Center in Grand Blanc, MI, and facility coordinator for both Alterra/Brookdale Assisted Living Facility and the Knottingham/Prestige Pointe Assisted Living Facility. He will represent providers of Medicaid-funded […]

— Anna Hudson

Andrew L. Cope, D.O.’09

Cope is in his final year at the Genesis Quad-Cities Family Medicine residency program in Davenport, IA, and will join Newton Clinic this summer. He will be one of six Newton Clinic doctors who deliver babies at Skiff Medical Center and perform c-sections.

— Anna Hudson

Michael F. Tiffany, D.O.’96

Tiffany joined the obstetrics and gynecology department at Fairview Red Wing Medical Center in Red Wing, MN. He comes to Red Wing from Kenosha, WI, where he practiced with Aurora Health Care. He was awarded the national 2011 Patient’s Choice Award, which is given to doctors who receive top scores from their patients and pass […]

— Anna Hudson

Patricia R. Hastings, D.O.’83

Colonel Hastings completed a residency in emergency medicine at Fort Hood, TX, in 1986 and completed follow-on assignments as chief of the emergency departments at the 98th General Hospital at Nurnberg, West Germany, and at Darnall Army Medical Center in Fort Hood. She served from 1997 to 2002 at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu […]

— Anna Hudson

International service opportunity in India for DMU alumni

The Global Health Department has received information about an upcoming medical service opportunity in India. The Logos Medical Mission group will travel to Uttarakhand, India, June 6-17, 2012. The trip is organized through the Des Moines Valley Evangelical Church partnership. Areas of focus will be women’s health issues, pediatric care and general medicine in underserved […]

— Anna Hudson

Daniel W. Cuozzo, D.O.’87

Cuozzo joined Beebe Medical Center and practices at Beebe Dermatology Health Center in Millsboro, DE. He is board certified in dermatology and was an attending dermatologist at Bassett Healthcare Network in Cooperstown, NY, where he practiced general medicine and surgical dermatology and developed their Mohs Surgery Program. He also trained and supervised physician assistants and taught medical students. Cuozzo was in the U.S. Army Medical Corp for nine years, serving in several capacities including as a flight/brigade surgeon, company commander in Desert Storm and Chief of Dermatology at Fort Bragg, NC. He has been honored with several awards, including the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal and the Combat Medical Badge.

— Anna Hudson

Todd C. Sommer, D.O.’96, D.P.M.

Sommer is now seeing patients at Community Memorial Hospital Health Center in Oconto Falls, WI. He is board certified in podiatric surgery and family medicine and is the medical director for the St. Vincent Hospital Center for Wound Care and Hyperbariatric Medicine in Green Bay, WI.

— Anna Hudson