Dan Witt, D.O., ’66, Hoisington, Kan., was featured along with his photo “Yikes” on the front page of the Hoisington Dispatch’s Feb. 26 issue.
Robert R. Riether, D.O., ’69, Massillon, Ohio, has received life membership in the American Osteopathic College of Radiology.
Lloyd H. Butler, D.O., ’71, Yakima, Wash., has been appointed interim president of the Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences (PNWU) while the PNWU board conducts a search for a permanent president.
E. Glenn Browning, D.O., ’74, Kirksville, Mo., has been named a fellow of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics (AOAO). Dr. Browning has participated on various committees and served as an oral and clinical examiner for the AOAO. He also has served as chief of staff at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.
Bruno F. Borin, D.O., ’79, Livonia, Mich., at right, was honored as the retiring past president of the American Osteopathic College of Radiology (AOCR) at the annual awards ceremony held in Las Vegas. He served on the AOCR Board from 1998 to 2009 and was president in 2005-07. He was elected to the AOCR Education Foundation in 2008, where he serves as secretary.
Kenneth E. Jones, D.O., ’83, Clinton, Mo., and his son, Austin L. Jones, D.O., ’08, Kansas City, Mo., co-authored the article “Crohns Disease: A case presentation,” which appeared in the November/ December issue of Osteopathic Family Physician.
Scott Holman, D.O., ’85, Maryville, Mo., was featured in Life & Health newsletter, a journal of St. Francis Hospital & Health Services, on his role as physician liaison. Dr. Holman serves as vice president of medical affairs, is a practicing OB/GYN at St. Franics, and is practice administrator of St. Francis Family Health Care.
Richard G. Stefanacci, D.O., M.G.H., M.B.A. AGSF, CMD, ’89, Philadelphia, Pa., leads the Center for Medicare Medication Management at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, which focuses on improving pharmaceutical treatments for older adults. In this capacity, Dr. Stefanacci was invited to present at the U.S. Embassy, Tokyo, at the U.S.-Japan Generic Drug Symposium on policies and practices.
Jeffrey H. Bloom, D.O., ’92, Newport Beach, Calif., the 2009-10 president of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California (OPSC), successfully completed his term as president during the recent OPSC Convention.
John H. Rickelman Jr., D.O., ’00, Kirksville, Mo., spoke during the January 27 dedication ceremonies for the expanded critical care unit (CCU) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville. Dr. Rickelman is medical director for the CCU.
Patrick O. McKeon, Ph.D., ATC, ’01, Lexington, Ky., was the keynote speaker at the inaugural Student Research Symposium held in November on the ATSU-Arizona campus. Dr. McKeon is assistant professor, department of rehabilitation sciences, at the University of Kentucky.
Jeffrey Vaughn, D.O., ’02, visited ATSU’s Arizona campus in December to speak with athletic training students about special considerations with pediatric orthopaedic surgery. He currently works for Phoenix Children’s Hospital, and as of last year was the only pediatrictrained sports medicine specialist in Arizona. Dr. Vaughn is a candidate member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and a member of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and American Osteopathic Association.
Macksood A. Aftab, D.O., ’03, Flushing, Mich., received an active membership certificate from the American Osteopathic College of Radiology.
Marisela M. Bedoya, D.M.D., D.H.Sc., ’07, Tucson, Ariz., was jointly published with Jae Hyun Park, D.M.D., M.S.D., M.S., Ph.D., director of the ASDOH postgraduate orthodontic program, in the December issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association. Their article, “A review of the diagnosis and management of impacted maxillary canines,” was included as a continuing education article.
Cody J. Hawkes, D.O., ’07, Laveen, Ariz., has signed a contract with Wee Care Pediatrics in Layton, Utah. He finishes his residency in June and begins work in Layton in July.
Shawn M Cooper, D.O., ’09, Hummelstown, Pa., a resident in pediatrics at Penn State Children’s Hospital, is running in a 100-mile, twoperson, 24-hour relay from Philadelphia to Hershey, Pa., in September. He and his running buddy hope to raise $10,000 to buy play and learning materials for children at the hospital, donating the money raised to the Children’s Miracle Network. Visit the website www.100miles4kids. org to learn more.