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Heather M. Dederman, PA-C’09

Dederman and her husband, Nick, welcomed their first child, Katelyn Corrine, on Dec. 18, 2011. The family resides in Norfolk, NE, where Dederman practices emergency medicine with Faith Regional Health Services.

— Anna Hudson

Danniele S. Anderson, PA-C’11

Anderson (maiden name Richardson) joined Stewart Memorial Community Hospital in Lake City, IA, and practices family medicine and women’s health at the McCrary Rost Clinic in Lake City.

— Anna Hudson

Alissa A. Paul, PA-C’07

Paul (maiden name Hallstrom) and Joe Paul were married on February 17, 2012, in Roseville, MN. She practices at Minute Clinic in Woodbury, MN, and he is a senior negotiation consultant at Target Corporation in Minneapolis.

— Anna Hudson

Melissa Pechan, PA-C’04

Pechan and her husband, Brian, welcomed a daughter, Jocelyn, on December 12, 2011. Jocelyn joins sister Maya at the family’s Oregon, WI, home. Melissa is a neuroendovascular surgery physician assistant in Oregon.

— Anna Hudson

Patricia L. Dearduff, PA-C’93

Dearduff retired from the Polk County Health Department and now serves as a volunteer and a harpist for Hospice of Central Iowa, taking music to the very sick and dying. She and her husband, James, reside in Clive, IA.

— Anna Hudson

Julie A. Quam, PA-C’11

Quam (maiden name Carr) and and Derek Quam were married in the summer of 2011. She joined OSF Medical Group Galesburg in Galesburg, IL, as a family practice physician assistant and is active in her church, women’s small group and her local gym. The couple resides in Peoria, IL. 

— Anna Hudson

Erin M. Ott, PA-C’11

Ott joined Covenant Clinics and sees patients in Tripoli and Fairbank, IA. She was featured in an article in the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier about physician assistants and their role in rural health care. She was also recently engaged and is busy planning her wedding.

— Anna Hudson

Melissa N. Gentry, PA-C’03

Gentry recently purchased a local practice from a retiring physician to continue providing high-quality mental health care to individuals in Ottumwa, IA. She is also the secretary of Iowa Physician Assistant Society. 

— Anna Hudson

Robert E. Weissinger, D.O.’89, PA-C’84

Weissinger was appointed chief medical officer of hospice/palliative medicine and of the palliative medicine fellowship program at Mercy Hospital in Mason City, IA. He is certified in family practice and hospice and palliative medicine by the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians. He provides education to clinicians and patients on the importance of hospice and palliative […]

— Anna Hudson

Brandon J. Wegehaupt, PA-C’11

Wegehaupt joined Avera Orthopedic Associates in Mitchell, SD, where he resides. He is a member of the American Association of Physician Assistants and the Iowa Physician Assistant Society.

— Anna Hudson

Angela M. Buttjer, PA-C’02

Buttjer and husband, Matt, welcomed a son, James, on June 1, 2011. James is joined at home by sisters Hannah and Ella. She practices with Dermatology Associates in Waterloo, IA.

— Anna Hudson