Nicholas K. Ford, D.O.’03

Dr. Ford was recently honored with an appointment as a board member and examiner for the American Osteopathic Board of Anesthesiologists. He also was granted the designation of Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Anesthesiologists in September 2014.

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What would you do for a complete stranger?

What would you do for a complete stranger? Dr. David Drake donated a kidney. David Drake, D.O.’83, made the life-saving decision to donate his left kidney to someone he had never met. Hear about the incredible experience he and his wife, Claire, went through over the last year. A question-and-answer session moderated by Barb Boose […]

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Carol L. Kuhle, D.O.’85, M.P.H.

Dr. Kuhle advanced to consultant in the division of preventive medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. She has a fellowship and QAC in geriatrics as well as a fellowship in preventive, occupational and aerospace medicine at the Mayo Clinic. She received her M.P.H. from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. Her current area […]

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Melissa M. Deer, D.O.’14

Dr. Deer received the Recent Humanitarian Service Award from her undergraduate alma mater, Simpson College in Indianola, IA, as part of the college’s annual alumni recognition reception on Oct. 17. Her many activities as a student and volunteer include raising funds for the central Iowa chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), which was inspired by […]

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Nicholas S. Racker, D.O.’11

Dr. Racker and his wife, Jenni, have three children, George (6), Stuart (4) and Greta (5 months). A chief anesthesiology resident at the University of Arizona, he recently matched into a critical care fellowship at the Oregon Health and Science University. The family will relocate to Portland, OR, in July 2015 so that he can […]

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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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