Still Magazine
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A rundown of all the latest in alumni news

Donor Recognition
The latest news on ATSU donors

faculty news

An overview of all the latest faculty news

In Memorium
ATSU pays tribute to the following graduates

Letters »

President's Letter
by President Jack Magruder

Editor's Letter
by Kathryn Stroppel

How to save a life
Student doctor donates bone marrow, extends a second chance

Chemistry & curb-checks
Sound bytes from Deana Berrey


At ATSU, change is constant

New Senior Vice President – Academic Affairs
Douglas L. Wood, D.O., Ph.D.

New Dean of SOMA
Thomas McWilliams, D.O., FACOFP, ’76

New Dean of ASHS
Barbara Maxwell, D.P.T., ’06

New Dean of SHM
Kimberly O’Reilly, D.H.Ed., ’08

New Executive Vice President For Strategic Initiatives
Craig Phelps, D.O., ’84

New Vice President For Arizona Operations & Special Assistant To The Executive Vice President
O.T. Wendel, Ph.D.

ASDOH hosts fourth Founders’ Ball
ASDOH’s class of 2010 kicked off graduation festivities at the fourth annual Founders’ Ball

ATSU honors alumnus, dedicates Couts Learning Center
ATSU faculty, staff, and administration, as well as friends of the late Fred Couts, D.O., ’53, gathered on ATSU’s Missouri campus this spring to dedicate the Couts Learning Center

A.T. Still gravesite set for renovation
The A.T. Still family gravesite will be renovated this summer

Alumna spins the “Wheel” – and wins
ASDOH alumna Robyn Powell Flores, D.M.D., ’09, celebrates with Pat Sajak after winning a round on the April 13 episode of “Wheel of Fortune"

Missouri students clean up Kirksville
Downtown Kirksville and surrounding areas were taken over by more than 90 ATSU students, faculty, staff, and community volunteers in orange safety vests, working together to clean up the city and say thank you for being a welcoming home

ATSU-KCOM D.O. named family physician of the year
Physician, teacher, and alumnus John C. Collins, D.O., ’97, is Family Physician of the Year named by the Missouri Society of the American College of Family Physicians

ASHS launches first residency program
In August, the ATSU-ASHS Physical Therapy program launched Arizona’s first university-based PT Orthopaedic Residency program

We’ve got spirit
ATSU honored five Kirksville community leaders April 15 during its 6th annual Still Spirit Awards ceremony

D.O. student of the year honored for life of service
ATSU-KCOM has named second year student doctor John Thurman Jr. as its Student D.O. of the Year

AFA leaves financial gift, enduring legacy to ASHS Audiology
The Audiology Foundation of America (AFA) is assigning the remainder of its assets to ATSU-ASHS’ Audiology program, which will launch the new AFA Institute affiliated with ATSU’s Arizona campus

Lessons in a lunch box
ATSU-ASDOH partnered with The Maryland Children’s Oral Health Institute to participate in the Lessons in a Lunch Box program this spring

Farewell …
ASHS Dean Randy Danielsen, Ph.D., PA-C, left his position at the end of June to become senior vice president of the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) Foundation

And the AFA Audiology Student of the Year is …
Jessica Richardson, audiology ’12, was named the 2010 winner of the Audiology Foundation of America (AFA) Outstanding Au.D. Student Scholarship

Still mansion burns
The Charles Still mansion, or Atlas House, at 200 South Osteopathy in Kirksville, caught fire May 31

Better together than alone
D.O./P.A. team, PA students honored

ASDOH’s special needs dental care gets boost from BHHS Legacy Foundation
Thirty individuals in the West Valley with special needs who cannot afford dental care will soon get treatment at Dental Care West (DCW) thanks to a one-year, $35,000 grant

D.O.s rising
Growing number of students choose osteopathic medical schools

The last word
A unique perspective

graduation 2010

The journey begins
Professor of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and Grand Marshal Michael D. Lockwood, D.O., ’81, led the procession of ATSU-KCOM’s newest class

These boots are made for walking
The self-proclaimed Imelda Marcos of cowboy boots, Associate Professor Maria Evans, M.D., has worn purple cowboy boots at KCOM commencement since her first in 2001

Medical intelligence: D.O.s on active duty
21 KCOM graduates enter military medicine

Ambassadors for the underserved
Friends and family cheered as A.T. Still University-Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health’s class of 2010 entered the Ikeda Theater at the Mesa Arts Center in Mesa, Ariz., for commencement ceremonies on June 12

SHM graduates largest class of healthcare leaders
On June 5, ATSU-SHM graduated its latest class of master’s degree recipients

You don't know Jack
Learn more about ASDOH dean, honored at SHM graduation

Working mom finds balance studying online
Like many of SHM’s students, the majority of whom are working moms, Kenya Brown, M.H.Ed., ‘10, juggles numerous responsibilities