VOL. 4, NO. 4 · FALL 2009
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A rundown of all the latest in alumni news

Alumni star in Celebrity Livestock Show
Janet K. Corbett, D.O., ’83, Joseph W. Novinger, D.O., ’89, and Margaret A. Wilson, D.O., ’82

Alum gives his life in Operation Enduring Freedom
Thirty-year-old Capt. Cory Jenkins, PA, ’07, and three other soldiers were killed in Afghanistan when their vehicle was attacked by an IeD, or improvised explosive device

In memory
ATSU pays tribute to the following graduates

faculty news

An overview of all the latest faculty news

The last word
Tempe Lake Moon Photograph

donor recognition

Osteopathic education a priority for former president, family
Tinning endows annual lecture

Osteopathic trust supports simulation center
The Northeast Missouri Osteopathic Charitable Trust recently gave $50,000 to ATSU-KCOM

Donor recognition
Thomas R. Willett, D.O., ’70, and his wife, Jane, of Ripon, Wis., received the Honored Patron

Jason Madachy foundation gift
ATSU-KCOM was honored to receive just over $24,000 from the Jason Madachy Foundation

Britz provides scholarship gift in estate
Former Kirksville business woman Alvina M. Britz, who died in November 2008, gave a $25,000 donation in her estate to ATSU


President's Letter
by President Jack Magruder

Editor's Letter
by Kathryn Stroppel

Still Magazine Features

ATSU: Beyond Borders
University is part of growing trend in global health

ATSU-ASHS holds largest graduation to date
471 students earn degrees

On the front lines
Professor part of newforce of healthcare leaders

More alike than different
Fulbright Scholar brings home a world perspective

Still Magazine Profiles

Close to home
Patient-centered approach demands global perspective

Meeting the need
First-year medical student Stanley Brewer gets it – “it” being SOMA’s new curriculum and mission of providing care to the underserved

Despite all odds
Ugandan PA makes his American dream come true

Making a way for the willing
KCOM grad builds hospital, fulfills promise to people of Cameroon

Land, sea, air, and space
High flying, globe-trotting Air Force physician is ready for the unexpected

Care for Kenya
OT alum brings healing touch to special needs children
Still Magazine News Briefs

Students experience local flavor
A.T. Still University hosted its annual Taste of Kirksville event on August 27

NATA president calls AT program "best of the best"
The president of the National Athletic Training Association (NATA), Marjorie Albohm, M.S., ATC, LAT, made a rare visit to the campus of an athletic training program when she visited ATSU’s Arizona campus September 2 and 3

Students and hospitals connect
Clinical Educational Affairs at ATSU’s Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine hosted Hospital Day at the NEMO Fairgrounds

First Facebook, then Twitter, now YouTube
YouTube is your one-stop shop for video entertainment on the Web – and now ATSU has its own channel on the popular, user-friendly website

Campus facelift
Faculty, staff, students, and the Kirksville community were greeted with bright, cheery blue banners on downtown and campus light posts this fall

Another ASDOH first sets stage for the future
A.T. Still University’s Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health is the first dental school to fully implement ICE (Internet Communications delivered Elegantly) Dental Systems, a new web-based, fully integrated dental practice management system

ATSU staff buddy up with school children
ATSU staff members from Institutional Advancement joined more than 1,100 children from Title 1 elementary schools at the Legacy Backpack Buddies Project

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