Jill Whitson, M.P.H.’07

Whitson and her husband, Stephen, welcomed their second child, Stella Raye, on December 20, 2011. She joins sister Eden at the family’s home. Jill works in public health for the Central Iowa Area Health Education Center in Des Moines.

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.

Anthony P. Zeimet, D.O.’04

Zeimet recently relocated to Joplin, MO, to practice in infectious diseases. He welcomed a daughter, Emily Adair Zeimet, on December 14, 2011, who weighed six pounds, eight ounces. 

Terence L. Vanderheiden, D.P.M.’01

Vanderheiden and his wife, Sharon, welcomed twins Joni Susan and PJ (Paul Jim) on July 12, 2011. The twins join big sister, Ella. The family resides in Woodbury, MN. 

Kenna M. Willey, PA-C’09

Willey and husband, Randy, welcomed a son on July 21, 2011. She is a family practice physician assistant at Brooklyn Medical Clinic in Brooklyn, IA.

Roger S. Racz, D.P.M.’06, and Esther E. Racz, D.P.T.’06

Racz and Racz welcomed a daughter, Lydia, in September 2011. Lydia joins big brothers Isaiah and Elijah. Roger is a podiatric surgeon with Ochsner Clinic Foundation in Marrero, LA, and Esther is a rehabilitation director for a physical therapy group.

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.

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