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Jennifer A. Gerteisen, D.P.M.’08

Gerteisen joined St. Mary Mercy Hospital in Livonia, MI, after completing a residency at St. John Hospital & Medical Center in Detroit. She is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and Michigan Podiatric Medical Association and is an associate of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. 

— Anna Hudson

Teresa J. Burtoft, D.P.M.’97

Burtoft joined the Winchester Hospital medical staff in Winchester, MA. She practices at the Foot and Health Center of Merrimack Valley in North Andover, where she resides. She is board-certified in foot surgery and completed a residency in podiatric surgery at Cambridge Hospital in Cambridge, MA. 

— Anna Hudson

Lee C. Rogers, D.P.M.’04

Rogers is the associate director of Valley Presbyterian Hospital’s Amputation Prevention Center in Van Nuys, CA, and will be named one of “America’s Most Influential Podiatrists” in Podiatry Management magazine’s November issue. The Amputation Prevent Center is an integrated limb-preservation center that is one of the nation’s only facilities of its kind.

— Anna Hudson

Clarence M. Jones, D.P.M.’93

Jones was recently published in Podiatry Management’s orthotics and biomechanics section in September 2011. The article was titled, “Unwringing the helix: it’s not nuclear physics, it’s old biomechanics with a new twist.”

— Anna Hudson

Brent E. Van Til, D.P.M.’08

Van Til joined the staff of Allegan General Hospital’s Wound Healing Center in Allegan, MI, which specializes in the treatment of chronic wounds and non-responsive conditions and offers hospital-based outpatient wound care and hyperbaric oxygen therapy. He practices at the Holland Foot and Ankle Center in Allegan.

— Anna Hudson

Brad Bussewitz, D.P.M.’07

Bussewitz sees patients at two locations, Professional Foot and Ankle in Iowa City, IA, and the Coral West Health Center in Coralville, IA. He completed a three-year surgical residency at a trauma center in Columbus, OH, and an adult reconstructive foot and ankle fellowship at Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Center in Columbus.

— Anna Hudson

Great pass rates!

In 2010, Des Moines University’s podiatric medicine graduates had a 96 percent pass rate on the American Board of Podiatric Surgery board certification exam.The national average was 73 percent. Between 2003 and 2009, the average national pass rate was 80.3 percent. For DMU graduates it was 90.3 percent. “This is a test administered after completion […]

— Courtney Tompkins