Melissa M. Deer, D.O.’14

Dr. Deer received the Recent Humanitarian Service Award from her undergraduate alma mater, Simpson College in Indianola, IA, as part of the college’s annual alumni recognition reception on Oct. 17. Her many activities as a student and volunteer include raising funds for the central Iowa chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), which was inspired by […]

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Mark K. Williams, D.P.M.’89, FACFAS

Dr. Williams was appointed to the Washington State Podiatric Medical Board by Governor Jay Inslee. His two-year term began in July 2014.  The board is responsible for addressing complaints regarding treatment by podiatrists within the state as well as for establishing continuing medical education and licensing guidelines for podiatry.

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Matthew T. Connell, D.O.’10

Matthew Connell was appointed a gynecology faculty member at the National Institutes of Health. On July 1, 2015, he will begin a reproductive medicine fellowship at the NIH’s Program for Reproductive and Adult Endocrinology.

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Col. Wayne A. Schirner, D.O.’79

Dr. Schirner retired from civil service with the U.S. Army on Sept. 20, 2014.  He served the Army for 35 years, 25 on active duty and 10 as a civilian. He was the director of medical education at the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center in Fort Hood, TX, for the last 15 years of […]

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John H. Yost, D.O.’86

John H. Yost, D.O.’86, is an assistant professor of medicine at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.

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Hunter J. Hansen, D.O.’84

On May 29, 2014, Hunter Hansen became the owner and medical director of the Carolina Men’s Clinic (CMC) in Charlotte, NC. Dr. Hansen started working as a staff physician at CMC on Feb. 24, 2014. The clinic focuses on sexual health for men.

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Wade A. Christiansen, D.P.M.’09

Wade Christiansen opened a new private practice, Arches Foot and Ankle Clinic, in his hometown of Lehi, UT. He and his wife have five children and are enjoying practicing medicine and living near family.

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Louis M. Goldblum, D.O.’73

Louis M. Goldblum recently relocated from Palm Beach County, FL, to practice in Williamsburg, NY. He works in the specialty field of general pediatrics. Dr. Goldblum is the president-elect of the Brooklyn Pediatric Society.

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Leslie D. Wilke, D.O.’07

Leslie Wilke completed a pulmonary/critical care fellowship at Texas A&M University and joined Lowcountry Lung & Critical Care in North Charleston, SC.

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