Posts tagged Class of 2008

Carissa L. Janssen, D.P.T.’08

Janssen and husband, Austin, welcomed a son, Levi Evan, on May 31, 2012. Carissa is a physical therapist with Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, IA. The family resides in McCook Lake, SD. 

— Anna Hudson

Mari M. Metzler, D.O.’08

Metzler is stationed at the Osan Air Base in South Korea as the health and wellness center flight commander. She will spend a year on base in South Korea and afterward she will be moving to the Aviano Air Base in Italy to head up the aerospace and operational physiology training team. 

— Anna Hudson

Anne E. Dudley, D.O.’09, and Ryan M. Dudley, D.O.’08

Dudley and husband, Ryan M. Dudley, D.O.’08, welcomed a new baby, Rosemary Frances, into their family on May 11, 2012. Rosemary weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19 3/4″ long. Ryan is an anesthesiologist, and Anne is a pediatrician in Saint Joseph, MI. They recently graduated from residency and were both chief residents of […]

— Anna Hudson

Amber L. Buyck, PA-C’08

Buyck and her husband, Derek, welcomed a daughter, Norah Mae, into their family on Tuesday, March 13, 2012, at 12:34 a.m. Buyck is a surgical physician assistant at Des Moines Orthopedic Surgeons in West Des Moines.

— Anna Hudson

Melissa S. Strange, D.O.’08

Strange joined the pediatric hospital team at Santa Rosa Memorial in Santa Rosa, CA, in February 2012. She completed a general pediatric residency at Akron Children’s Hospital in Akron, OH.

— Anna Hudson

Jason R. Sheffler, D.O.’08

Sheffler graduated from the University of Minnesota Mankato family medicine residency program and accepted a position with Boone County Hospital in Boone, IA. He and his wife, Heather, reside in Boone.

— Anna Hudson

Meenakshi D. Palani, D.O.’08

Palani will be joining Fort Madison Community Hospital’s women’s center in Fort Madison, IA, on August 1, 2012, after graduating from Aurora Health Care’s obstetrics and gynecology residency program in Milwaukee, WI, in June 2012.

— Anna Hudson

Laurie K. Tope, D.O.’08, Jennifer D. Haden, D.O.’11, and Benjamin M. Miller, D.O.’11

Tope, Haden, and Miller were awarded Farm Bureau Rural Family Medicine Scholarships during the Iowa Academy of Family Physicians’ annual meeting in November 2011. The purpose of the scholarships is to encourage residents, upon graduating from an Iowa family practice residency program, to pursue a medical career in Iowa communities with populations under 10,000 and to […]

— Anna Hudson

Matthew W. Trump, D.O.’08

Trump completed his internal medicine residency with the University of Iowa-Des Moines internal medicine residency program with Iowa Health Systems and the Central Iowa Veterans Administration Medical Center in Des Moines. He will begin a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. (This is a correction from the July 2012 […]

— Anna Hudson

Todd C. Schemper, D.P.T.’08, M.S.P.T.’99

Schemper and his wife, Denise, welcomed daughter Sarah Dawn to their family on September 15, 2011. Sarah joins a brother, Zachary, and sister, Kate. Todd manages the downtown Des Moines clinic of Work Systems Rehab and Fitness. 

— Anna Hudson

Krissondra L. Klop, D.O.’08

Klop joined MedCenter One Bismarck Family Clinic North in Bismarck, ND, after completing a family medicine residency at Munson Family Practice Residency Program in Traverse City, MI. 

— Anna Hudson

Jennifer A. Gerteisen, D.P.M.’08

Gerteisen joined St. Mary Mercy Hospital in Livonia, MI, after completing a residency at St. John Hospital & Medical Center in Detroit. She is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and Michigan Podiatric Medical Association and is an associate of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. 

— Anna Hudson

Sarah E. Fatland, D.O.’08

Fatland joined Massa Berry Regional Medical Clinic in Sturgis, SD, after completing a residency within the regional health system at the Rapid City Regional Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program. 

— Anna Hudson

Brent E. Van Til, D.P.M.’08

Van Til joined the staff of Allegan General Hospital’s Wound Healing Center in Allegan, MI, which specializes in the treatment of chronic wounds and non-responsive conditions and offers hospital-based outpatient wound care and hyperbaric oxygen therapy. He practices at the Holland Foot and Ankle Center in Allegan.

— Anna Hudson

YuJin Kim, D.O.’08

Kim joined the Lakewood Clinic in Lakewood, WA, after completing a residency at Michigan State University, Bay Regional Medical Center, College of Osteopathic Medicine in Bay City, MI.

— Anna Hudson