Jaclyn K. Anderson, D.O.’03

Anderson (formerly Pingel) and her husband, Scott, welcomed a son, Barrett Chase, to their family on Aug. 14, 2013. Anderson works for AbbVie, a biopharmaceutical company in North Chicago, IL.

— Anna Hudson

Ann E. Rufledt, PA-C’05

Rufledt was named assistant program director for the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences physician assistant program. Since 2005, she has worked in the cardiac center at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, WI. 

— Anna Hudson

Tracy L. Kahl, D.O.’00

Kahl joined the Family Medicine Clinic in Onawa, IA, and the medical staff at Burgess Health Center. She completed her family practice residency at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines, IA, in 2003 and is board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. She practices a full spectrum of family medicine with an emphasis in women’s health […]

— Anna Hudson

Ryan T. Dow, M.H.A., M.P.H.’12

Dow is a safety, health and environmental consultant in the administrative branch at DuPont Pioneer for all its lab and research operations in the Des Moines, IA, area. He oversees safety for more than 1,000 people; some of his efforts are going toward global implementation. 

— Anna Hudson

Georgena K. Barnes, M.H.A.’13

Barnes accepted an offer to become the new practice supervisor in the surgery department at The Iowa Clinic in Des Moines, IA. She oversees 15 physicians and 15 staff members and splits her time between the clinic’s downtown and west locations.  

— Anna Hudson

Patrick L. Cornett, M.H.A.’11

Cornett is finishing up a project with Samsung Hospital, Korea’s Centers for Disease Control, and the city of Seoul in fostering understanding and prevention of cerebrovascular disease. His work will include completion of a book detailing the project and its final outcome. Cornett lived in Seoul for about a year before returning to the United […]

— Anna Hudson

Thomas J. Wente, D.O.’94

Wente is the medical director for Iowa Hospice by Harden Healthcare’s Sioux City operations. He has more than 18 years of medical experience with specialties in family medicine and preventive care. In addition to his new position, he serves as a family practice physician at Family Health Care of Siouxland. He also practiced in that […]

— Anna Hudson

Matthew J. Hentges, D.P.M.’11

Hentges is a podiatric surgery resident with Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh. He plans to complete a fellowship in foot and ankle deformity with Sinai Hospital in Baltimore.

— Anna Hudson