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.
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.
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.
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.
Krugler was named 2011 Iowa Physician Assistant of the Year. She served in Afghanistan from November 2010 through July 2011. She practices at the Veterans Administration Central Iowa pain clinic and resides in Adel.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]