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D. Keith Watson, DO - U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has appointed D. Keith Watson, DO, FACOS, Senior Associate Dean, Academic Affairs at the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-COM), to serve on the Council on Graduate Medical Education (COGME). More Information


Mark Baker,  DO who serves as President of North Texas Radiology and a longtime member of the UNTHSC Foundation Board of Directors was re-elected to the American Osteopathic Association Board of Trustees during its annual business meeting in Chicago in July.


Jim W. Czewski, DO was one of this year's class leaders for TCOM Alumni Reunion.  He has a long history of leadership with the TCOM Alumni Association Board of Directors.  He also served at Past President (1998-1999).  He and his wife, BJ founded the annual TCOM incoming student's Pool Party and hosted it for the first two years before passing the torch on.  This annual event is now celebrating its 15th year.  Dr. Czewski recently received the 2007 Dean's Award for Distinguished Service presented during this year's TCOM Alumni Reunion Weekend.

Barry W. Cornell, DO is providing medical support at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, in exchange for hyperbaric/dive medicine training. All this after going back to Texas A&M in Galveston in 2001 for coursework in marine biology. In August, 2007 he went to Honduras to set up a marine ecology education diving experience. "Osteopathy is going Caribbean!"


Rodney M. Wiseman, DO was elected to the Board of Governors of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians in  April, 2008.  Dr. Wiseman is a board-certified family physician, and he has been in practice for more than 20 years in Whitehouse, Texas.


Irvin Zeitler, Jr., DO was appointed by Gov. Rick Perry to the Texas Medical Board now takes the helm as President.  He has served on one of the medical board's district review committees since 1988, having been appointed by three different governors.  Dr. Zeitler is Vice President of medical affairs at Shannon Medical Center in San Angelo.

Fernando Gonzalez, D.O., of San Angelo, Texas, has been named the recipient of the 2010-2011 Harold Finkel Pediatrician of the Year Award by the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians. Dr. Gonzalez is being recognized for his contributions to the Osteopathic Pediatric community as Chairman of the American Osteopathic Board of Pediatrics. The AOBP is the certifying body responsible for all aspects of board certification of Osteopathic pediatricians nationwide and is governed by the Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists of the American Osteopathic Association.

Dr. Gonzalez is a 1979 cum laude graduate of the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Ft. Worth, Texas and completed his pediatric residency at Tulsa Regional Medical Center in 1982. After a number of years in private practice in Grand Prairie, Texas, he joined the faculty at TCOM where he achieved the rank of Associate Professor of Pediatrics before returning to private practice in San Angelo in 2001. He was appointed to the AOBP in 2003 and elected chairman in 2005. He is currently a member of the Executive Committee of the Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists.   

Dr. Gonzalez is in private pediatric practice with the Shannon Clinic in San Angelo and a member of the medical staff at Shannon Medical Center.


Raymond Russell Thomas, Jr., DO, MPH recently completed six years on the Federation of State Medical Boards BOD (2001-2007) and is currently (2008) Chair of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). 

Dale H. Brancel, DO was recognized and presented with an award by the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery for "outstanding contributions and meritorious service to the board" for more than ten years.  He also received a Presidential Citation from the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons for making a "significant contribution in the development and use of standards for the certification of surgeons."

Dane K. Johnson, DO a surgeon in Mt. Ayr, Iowa, was elected president of the Iowa Osteopathic Medical Association in May 2006. Dr. Johnson is board certified in surgery and is affiliated with Ringgold County Hospital in Mt. Ayr.

Gregg C. Lund, DO, was elected to a two-year term on the Board of Governors of the American Academy of Osteopathy on March 16, 2011 at the annual membership meeting of the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) in Colorado Springs.  Dr. Lund is a 1980 TCOM graduate.  He completed a Pediatric Residency, Neonatology Fellowship and Respiratory Muscle Physiology Fellowship at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, OH.  He later completed an Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) Residency at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine.  Dr. Lund received a Master of Science degree in Medical Informatics from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in 2008.  He currently serves as an Associate Professor in the OMM Department at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Vallejo, CA.  He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and a member of the AAO Education Committee.




Robert D. McCurry, DO was voted 2008 Colorado Academy of Family Physicians Family Physician of the year.  According to approximately two dozen letters written in support of his nomination for the honor, the Canon City doctor is held in high esteem by the professionals with whom he works, the patients he serves through his private practice and community members, including his pastor. 

Board certified since 1985, he worked in Texas before going to Canon City.  In addition to being a family physician in solo practice, Dr. McCurry is also a hospitalist member of St. Thomas More Hospital. He has served as vice chief of staff and chief of staff of the hospital. He currently chairs the Ethics Committee and the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.  He is vice chairman of the Medicine Department and of the Community Board as well as serving on the hospital board. He also teaches Advanced Cardiac Life Support.

Jim Walton, DO Board certified in Internal Medicine and is a 2009 candidate for an Executive MBA from the University of Michigan.  He currently serves as Chief Health Equity Officer for Baylor Health Care System in Dallas where he is responsible for overseeing Baylor's health equity improvement efforts which earned him an invitation to take part in a year-long executive leadership program led by the Disparities Solutions Center at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.  Dr. Walton and his wife Rhonda were recent recipients of the 2007 Hazel E. Brown Outstanding Community Partner Award.

Steven Bander, DO was inducted as a fellow in the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians this spring.  Dr. Bander has a private practice in Wylie, Texas and is a member of the Texas Osteopathic Medical Association Board of Trustees.  Dr. Bander also received the 2007 Dean's Award for Philanthropy presented during this years TCOM Alumni Reunion Weekend in September.

Sharon Clark, DO is Field Medical Officer for BNSF Railway Company, Ft Worth, Texas and was granted Fellow status in the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Martin Thornton, DO is a founding member of the new American Board of Disaster Medicine, instituted by the American Board of Physician Specialties. The founding of the board marks the first time in the history of medicine that physicians may earn board certification in disaster medicine.


Larry J. Sharp, DO recently completed an Integrative Medicine Fellowship under Andrew Weil, founder and program director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona Health Science Center in Tucson. Dr. Weil, a leading proponent of integrative medicine, has written several best-selling books and maintains the popular Web site, www. Dr. Sharp practices family medicine in Fort Worth with a focus on chronic fatigue and immune dysfunction syndrome.

Joseph J. Provenzano, Jr., DO was appointed to a three-year term to the Osteopathic Medical Board of California by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. 

The purpose of the Board is to protect consumers and promote the highest professional standards in the practice of osteopathic medicine, the Osteopathic Medical Board of California licenses osteopathic physicians and surgeons.

The Board investigates consumer complaints and uses its enforcement power to ensure that practitioners abide by the provisions of the state Business and Professions Code/Medical Practice Act.

Daniel W. Saylak, DO a family and emergency medicine physician in Bryan, was elected president of the Texas Osteopathic Medical Association for 2006-2007. Among his goals during his presidency is to improve access to healthcare throughout rural Texas. Dr. Saylak was also recently re-elected to the TMF Health Quality Institute Board of Trustees. The institute, formerly the Texas Medical Foundation, is an Austin, Texas-based nonprofit consulting company that focuses on promoting quality health and health care through contracts with federal, state and local governments, as well as private organizations.

Ava Stanczak, DO - Congratulations go out to Dr. Stanczak for winning the George Northrup Educator of the Year award for 2007.


Michael Hughes, DO was inducted Sunday night, November 1, 2009 as the 82nd President of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons.  Dr. Hughes is a trauma surgeon in York, PA

Elizabeth A. Palmarozzi, DO chair of the Department of Family Medicine was recently elected Vice President at the 2008-2009 TOMA convention.


Murray Francis is a colonel in the U.S. Army on duty at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany.


Ray L. Morrison, DO, general surgeon in Crockett, Texas was recently elected to the House of Delegates at the 2008-2009 TOMA convention.

Paul S.  Saenz, DO,  who is Board Certified in both Family Practice and Sports Medicine.  After completing his Family Practice training in Phoenix, AZ followed by a Sports Medicine fellowship in Seattle, WA, he returned to San Antonio in 1988 and established himself as the city's first Primary Care Sports Medicine specialist.  He is entering his eighth season as a team physician for the NBA San Antonio Spurs.  This past season, he also served as a team physician for the New Orleans Saints, who relocated to San Antonio after Hurricane Katrina.   Over his career, he has had the privilege of caring for athletes of the NBA, NFL, NHL and major league baseball teams as well as USA Boxing.  He was appointed to the medical staff for the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta and for the 1998 Goodwill Games in New York City.  He will serve as team physician for the USA Pentathlon at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. 

Dr. Saenz, his partners and other physician investors, will open the Texas Center for Athletes in November.  The facility will include an ambulatory surgical center, diagnostic imaging center and physical therapy and rehabilitation services.  Specialty care will include sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, cardiology, neurosurgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, sports dentistry, sports psychology and nutrition.  Dr. Saenz proudly predicts that his center will be the "pre-eminent sports medicine facility in Texas."

Al Yurvati, DO professor and chair of Surgery was elected chair of the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery (AOBS).  The AOBS was founded in 1940 to examine and grant board certification to osteopathic surgeons. The board is made up of 20 members representing surgical specialties including general, neurological, plastic and reconstructive, urological, general vascular, cardiothoracic and surgical critical care.

Also, congratulations to Dr. Yurvati who recently won the Lonestar State Natural Bodybuilding Championship in the grand masters division (50-60) for the second year in a row.


Lt. Col. Jimmy L. Barrow, DO is currently assigned to the 438th Air Expeditionary Wing at the Kabul International Airport in Kabul Afghanistan, serving on a one-year deployment as the Flight Surgeon for the 438th Air Expeditionary Wing.  In this capacity, Barrow is part of the Combined Air Power Transition Force (CAPTF) advisory team responsible for training over four hundred Afghanistan Air Force (AAF) personnel how to properly maintain and operate their fleet of Russian-made Mi-17 and Mi-35 helicopters, an-32 cargo planes and Italian-made C-27 airlift aircraft.  Additional Information.

Duane Selman, DO, a Family and Emergency Medicine physician in Arlington, Texas was recently elected to the House of Delegates at the 2008-2009 TOMA convention.

Randel C. Davis, DO and the Ships of Discoveries' archaeological team have been funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation and two grants from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to excavate the slave ship Trouvadore off the coast of East Caicos in the Turks and Caicos Islands.  A documentary about their excavation is being filmed by PBS.  You can read more about the Trouvadore at or

Dr. Davis received a masters degree in underwater archaeology before attending TCOM.  He is a full-time emergency medicine physician in Phoenix, Arizona.  During the excavation season, he serves as the team's medical professional, a specialist in hyperbarics, and one of the lead archeologists. 

Laura Hempstead, DO was elected President of the Missouri Society of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians.  Dr. Hempstead practices in Lee's Summit, MO.

Bryan Bledsoe, DO is the lead author of a study published in the June 2006 issue of the Journal of Trauma, Injury, Infection and Critical Care that found that the vast majority of trauma patients transported from the scene of their injury to a hospital have minor injuries as defined by trauma criteria. Dr. Bledsoe said that the research findings are important at a time when the accident rate of medical helicopters has been called into question. Dr. Bledsoe also had a commentary entitled "Thank You for Not Flying" in the June issue of the Smithsonian Institution's Air & Space magazine that detailed the problems with medical helicopter transports from a layman's perspective. Dr. Bledsoe is an emergency physician in Midlothian, Texas, and an adjunct associate professor of emergency medicine at George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, D.C. He has more than 800,000 textbooks in print, including the best-selling paramedic textbooks in the world.


Audrey R. Jones, DO, family physician in Alamo, Texas was recently elected to the Board of Trustees at the 2008-2009 TOMA convention.

Valerie Ann Slocum (Geary,) DO passed away on Oct. 16th, 2011. For more information, please see obituary.


David Garza, DO, FACOFP, FAAFP a family physician in Laredo, Texas, was recently elected as president of the board of trustees to the TMF Health Quality Institute.  The institute, formerly the Texas Medical Foundation, is an Austin, Texas-based nonprofit consulting company that focuses on promoting quality health and health care through contracts with federal, state and local governments, as well as private organizations. For more information, please visit

Mary Ann Block, DO will be appear on a new show entitled The Doctors in Los Angeles.  The episode that she'll appear in will be focused on ADHD.  Check the website below to see when the show will air in your city:  You can also visit Dr. Block's website at for further information.

Mary Ann Block, DO was recently featured in the Huffington Post


Bradley Schwartz, DO, is board certified in urology and is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a diplomate of the American Board of Urology.  He has received the first Concept Development Award from SIU for his research project, "A New Stone Retrieval Device and Laser Resistant Material."  The project goal is to develop a new basket-like device designed to better remove kidney stones.  The award was created to support the development and marketing of new medical technologies at SIU.

J. Ben Hengy, DO a specialist in otorhinolaryngology practicing in Michigan, has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of West Shore Medical Center in Manistee. Dr. Hengy has been a member of West Shore’s medical staff since 1995. The founder of Western Michigan ENT, he also served as chief of staff at West Shore in 2003 and 2004.


Ellie Griffin, DO sends in her updates to let you know that her daughter, Mary is now 6 years old and can't wait to finish kindergarten.  Her son, Henry is now 4 years old and likes to explain things.  Milton just turned 48 and can't wait for spring quarter at Western Washington University to finish.  Ellie says, "I am learning how to bill insurance myself and getting angry."

Anthony Gerard Hempel, DO, MA passed on August 14, 2006 and had a memorial written in a 2008 issue of the AAPL "American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law" Newsletter.  Page 1 , Page 2.

Lisa Nash, director of the family medicine residency program at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, is chair of the Texas Medical Association's Subcommittee for Academic Physicians. The group is developing a patient safety and medical errors prevention curriculum targeting both medical students and practicing physicians. The curriculum will have six modules addressing communication issues, evaluation and decision-making, treatment and medication, procedures and supervision, fatigue and systems-based improvement.

Ray Page was one of two graduates of Southwestern University in Georgetown who were presented Citations of Merit at their 2006 Homecoming Alumni Awards Reception. He was recognized for his achievements in medicine and cancer. Dr. Page, who holds both D.O. and Ph.D. degrees from UNTHSC, is director of clinical research for The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, based in Fort Worth. 

Donald g. Phillips, DO., FACOEP, FACEP named State EMS Medical Director.  Read this document for more information.


Anthony W. DeLorenzo, DO, FACOI was recently sworn in as President of the Illinois Osteopathic Medical Society by AOA President Elect Carlo DeMarco, DO earlier this month at a Gala black tie affair in Oak Brook, Illinois. 


Martha Dodson, DO, MPH is a ringside physician for USA Boxing and has been at the U.S. Olympic Training Center as a volunteer sports medicine physician in the Olympic Sports Medicine Clinic.  She provided ringside medical coverage to the U.S. Boxing Olympic Trials in Houston in August.  Earlier, Dr. Dodson was the USA team physician for the U.S. Cadet Team to the Hayder Aliyev Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan, which is a 14 nation invitational boxing tournament.    

James W. Simmons, III, DO, PhD, who is currently practicing in South Texas, recently appeared on the show "Doctors."
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Martin Taylor, DO, PhD is currently practicing neurology in Columbus, Ohio and on November 4th, released a new book entitled "My Neck Hurts" (John Hopkins Press).  You may go to for more information. 

Jeff Wolf, DO, is currently working for the US Army as a staff gastroenterologist at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany.

Janice Elaine Morales, DO passed away on Feb. 4th, 2012. She is survived by her Husband, Alfonso and Son, Jacob.  


Reid Culton, DO (Major Army Medical Corps.) is currently deployed to Baghdad, Iraq with the 1-4 Cavalry, 4th Brigade Combat team, 1st Infantry Division.




Linda Odom, DO, PhD is Chief Psychiatrist at the Multiple Disabilities Program at North Texas State Hospital Vernon Campus.

Charles (Kevin) Roberts, DO passed away on June 8, 2008.  He leaves a wife, Kim, two children, parents and one brother.  Funeral services were held on June 11 at Fellowship Bible Church/Roller-Chenal Funeral Home, (501) 224-8300.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:  UAMS Office of Development and Alumni Affairs, Attn:  In Memory of Dr. Charles K. Roberts for the Diner Family Endowment Radiology Resident Education, 4301 W. Markham, Slot #716 Little Rock, AR  72205-7199.

Karen S. Birdy, DO - Congratulations to Dr. Birdy who is proud to present the grand opening of her new clinic, Trinity Holistic Family Medicine on Saturday, June 28, 2008 in Benbrook, Texas. 

Mark Sanders, DO who is Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine received the Wyeth Emerging Leader Award.  This award is given to osteopathic physicians in practice fewer than five years who have a strong commitment to the osteopathic profession and exhibit the exemplary characteristics of emerging leaders within the profession.

Jeffrey Hantes, DO - UNT Health Ob/Gyn was featured in the Harris Methodist magazine in an article about the importance of women's gynecological health after age 40.  You can read more about it in the "In the News" section of Campus Connection in the mid January issue. 


Toyya Kinsey-Goodrich, DO attended pediatric residency and internship at the University of Arkansas for the Medical Sciences, affiliated with Arkansas Children's Hospital.  She has worked for UNTHSC department of pediatrics since 2002 and serves on the admissions committee for UNTHSC and mentors third-year medical students on core rotations and JAMP students.  She is happily married to an attorney and had her first child, baby Helena.

Brooks M. Blake, DO received the New Physician of the Year award.  Dr. Blake, an osteopathic manipulative medicine specialist in Marble Falls, was honored for outstanding community service.  He was recognized for donating free tattoo removal services for youth turning away from gang-related activities.

Susan Conroy, DO has been appointed attending physician for UNT Health's newly acquired clinic, UNT Health at Hulen - Internal Medicine and Family Medicine.  The clinic will continue to serve as a training clinic for internal medicine and family practice residents. 


Emai Ho and Dr. Brad Kurtz have settled in Denver. Dr. Ho is a partner with Western Emergency Medicine. Dr. Kurtz has joined his father’s practice, Advanced Pediatrics, where they have about 60,000 patient visits per year. The doctors also have a home in Breckenridge, and “would love to entertain any friendly faces who may swing thru town.” Contact them at this link.


Captain Bascom Bradshaw, DO was named the 2007 U.S. Army Aerospace Medicine Specialist of the Year by the Society of U.S. Army Flight Surgeons. Dr. Bradshaw has been serving as a professor of aeronautical science for undergraduate and graduate courses in aerospace psychology and human factors at the U.S. Army's extension campus in Wiesbaden, Germany. Recently, he relocated to Doha, Quatar, in the Persian Golf and has been appointed Director of Health Services for the Army garrison.

He says he has seen classmate Dr. Chris Restad, who is serving with the U.S. Air Force, and Dr. Murray Francis, TCOM 1985, a colonel in the U.S. Army on duty at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany.

Dr. Bradshaw along with his wife, Tracy, published a children's picture book about the importance of pet adoption from shelters.    Dr. Bradshaw is a board-certified aerospace medicine physician and is director of health services for the U.S. Army garrison at Doha, Qatar.  Find out more about Where Do Dingoes Come From? on their Web site  


Tayson DeLengocky, DO had an article published in the October 2008 Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA).  You can read the full article:  "Complete Ophthalmoplegia With Pupillary Involvement as an Initial Clinical Presentation of Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus" on the JAOA Website.


Arturo (Happy) Castro, DO, a captain in the US Air Force recently returned home from a three-month mission in Iraq.  In the midst of his fellowship at Genesys, specializing in pulmonology, critical care and sleep medicine, Dr. Castro was called to active duty for the second time.  This time, he was sent to the combat zone.

While stationed in Iraq as a flight surgeon, he sat in the cockpit with fighter pilots where he would hang out with them around the clock.  He says that "they would rather die than admit they are sick.  It was my job to find out if they were fit to fly.  If they are depressed, if they have something going on in their life that may make it unsafe for them to fly, I need to know what they go through..... what they are thinking and feeling.  I'm there for them, always."

After completing his fellowship next year, he hopes to open a free clinic in Arizona for uninsured Hispanics.  To read more about Dr. Happy Castro, please visit this link and read more.

Capt. Terry D. Hashey, DO, MC, USAR, A flight surgeon and recipient of both an Army Commendation and Army Achievement medal, returned in November, 2006 from a four-month tour to Forward Operation Base Salerno in Afghanistan, where he provided medical care and conducted flight physicals for helicopter pilots, aircrew and support staff.  Be sure to log on to this link and read more.          


Schanzmeyer (Cochran) Elizabeth, DO completed a year of Family Medicaine at JPS and then switched to Pathology at Texas Tech.  She plans to complete her residency in June of 2009.

Angelo Vu (Khanh Anh), DO has joined Hughley Memorial Medical Center as a board-eligible internist where he treats diseases that affect adults including diabetes, hypertension, kidney disease, and arthritis.  Before joining the staff of Hughley, Dr. Vu worked two years as a primary care provider at an urgent care center.  Dr. Vu is a member of the American College of Osteopathic Internists and the American Medical Association.  He served as Vice President of the Texas Medical Association Chapter at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, and he continues to be a member of the TMA.


Patrick J. Keehan, DO graduated from Texas A&M University in College Station with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and was a structural design engineer for four years at Vought Aircraft Industries, Inc. in Dallas. He received his Master of Business Administration from Dallas Baptist University School of Business in 2001 and went on to receive his Doctor of Osteopathy in 2005 from University of North Texas Health Science Center - Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Worth. During that time, Dr. Keehan was awarded the Texas Osteopathic Medical Association’s Student Doctor of the Year. Dr. Keehan completed his internship at Plaza Medical Center in Fort Worth and fellowship and residency at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dermatology Residency Program Texas Division in Duncanville. During his last year of training, he acted as chief resident. 

Dr. Keehan recently opened his practice, Premier Dermatology in July of 2010 in the Fort Worth, Texas area. His practice offers general, surgical and cosmetic dermatology.  For more information, please visit .

Gina Fowler, DO after finishing residency through Scott and White in Temple, she is now a pediatrician at Cook Children's in Fort Worth working in their Neighborhood Clinic.







Friends and Colleagues We'll Miss

Dr. Charles (Kevin) Roberts, TCOM 1998, died on June 8, 2008 in Little Rock, AR.

Dr. William Jermyn III, TCOM 1980, died May 15, 2008 in Jefferson City, MO.

Dr. Bobby Joe Mayberry, Jr., TCOM 1990, died July 28, 2007 in Rockport, Texas.

Dr. Clifford Charles (Chuck) Ferrell, TCOM 1988, died April 30, 2007 in Fort Worth, Texas.

Dr. John Priestley, TCOM 1987, died January 11, 2007 in Campbell, California.  

Dr. Anthony Gerard Hempel, MA, TCOM 1991, died August 14, 2006 in Galveston, Texas

Dr. Stephen G. Alldredge, TCOM 1985, died October 2, 2008 at the hospital where he practiced, Genesis Medical Center, Iowa. 

Dr. Carol Friedman, TCOM 1987, died July 27, 2010 of a sudden cerebral hemorrhage.  Funeral services will be held in Dallas, Texas on August 2nd at 10:00 a.m.  There will be a graveside service at the Sparkman-Hillcrest cemetery Garden of Devotion.  The North Dallas Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.  Carol is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Charlotte and Paul Meyer and many close friends.  In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that any donations be made to PAWS Atlanta, Doctors Without Borders and the Richardson Health Center HIV clinic where Carol was employed as an attending physician.

Dr. David W. Tyler, TCOM 1981, died January 6, 2011.  Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 10, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at the Broadview Baptist Church.  Interment will follow in Resthaven Memorial Park.  Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 9, 2011 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. at Resthaven Funeral Home.  For more information, please see obituary.

Dr. Steve Edward Rowley, TCOM 1978, died January 11, 2011 at Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler.  Services will be held on Friday, January 14, 2011 at 2:00 pm. at Green Acres Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. David Dykes officiating.  For more information, please see obituary.

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