Cynthia M. Fisher, D.O.’08

Dr. Fisher and her husband, Chris, welcomed the arrival of their daughter, Riley Jo Fisher. She was born on January 5, 2015, weighing in at 7 pounds, 3 ounces. She joins her 5-year-old sister, Madison. Fisher is in family practice and obstetrics at Community Health Network Medical Center in Berlin, WI.

— Alumni Relations

Erich W. Ottervanger, D.P.T.’10, & Kiley D. Ottervanger, D.O.’12

Drs. Ottervanger welcomed the birth of their daughter, Hadley Jane Ottervanger, on January 3, 2015. She is a healthy baby weighing in at 4 pounds, 13 ounces. Erich practices with West Des Moines Physical Therapy, where his specialties include treating a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions and post-surgical interventions. Kiley is a pediatrics resident with […]

— Alumni Relations

Katie S. Gratz, PA-C’11

Katie Gratz and her husband, Eric, welcomed the birth of their son, Emmett Mathew, on Jan. 8, 2015. Gratz is a physician assistant at Family Medicine of Mount Pleasant, in Mount Pleasant, IA.

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Jessica R. Johannesen Childe, D.O.’10, M.S.A.

Dr. Childe will graduate from the McLaren Greater Lansing orthopedic residency in June 2015 and will then begin a hand and upper extremity surgery fellowship at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. She and her husband, J.R., are expecting their first child in June 2015.

— Alumni Relations

Chad M. Kelley, D.P.T.’11

Chad Kelley and his wife, Amber, welcomed the birth of their daughter, Tatum Kae, on July 8, 2014. He is the clinic supervisor for Mercy Indianola Physical Therapy in Indianola, IA.

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Bradden T. Cannon, M.H.A., M.P.H.’08

Cannon accepted a position as the director of cardiovascular services at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville in January. He and his wife, Sunny, are raising their three children, Hyrum, Olivia and the newest, Madalynn Fae, who joined their family in August 2013. 

— Anna Hudson

Elizabeth J. Johnson, PA-C’06

Johnson and her husband, Erik, welcomed a daughter, Annika Natalie, to their family on Dec. 9, 2013. Annika was also welcomed by older brother Alex. Elizabeth is a family medicine physician assistant with Fairview Bass Lake Clinic in Maple Grove, MN.

— Anna Hudson

Mark A. Barinque, D.P.M.’93

Barinque and his wife, Romola, welcomed a daughter, Nicole Elizabeth, to their family on March 19, 2013. Nicole is their fifth child. Barinque is a podiatrist with Plains Podiatry Associates in Lubbock, TX.

— Anna Hudson

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

Mark A. Barinque, D.P.M.’93

Barinque and his wife, Romola, welcomed a daughter, Nicole Elizabeth, to their family on March 19, 2013. She is their fifth child. Barinque practices with Plains Podiatry Associates in Lubbock, TX. 

— Anna Hudson

Steven S. Williamson, PA-C’09

Williamson and his wife, Tressa, welcomed a daughter, Quinn Lynne, to their family on Oct. 29, 2012. Williamson practices orthopedics with St. Croix Orthopaedics in New Richmond, WI. 

— Anna Hudson