In Good Company

Alumni Notes - Summer 2011

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In Good Company

We’re proud of our alumni and want to spread the word about your achievements. If you have professional news or personal updates to share—or simply want to stay in touch—please contact the Office of Advancement at som_adv@wright.edu or (937) 775-2972.

1981
Gregory Bergman, M.D., is practicing at Miami and Erie Medical Center in Minster, Ohio. He and his wife, Betty, have three children, Erin (29), Emily (24), and Anthony (21).

Frank Cebul, M.D., of Wooster, Ohio, recently completed a 16-day, 125-mile backpacking trek in the Himalayas with his son. Frank and his wife, Linda, have three children, Mark (25), Paul (24), and Cathy (21).

Janet Cunningham, M.D., currently resides in Glendale, California, and practices at Glendale Adventist Medical Center. She has served as the program director of the family medicine residency program for 18 years and served as chief of staff for a large teaching hospital. In 2006, she ran the Los Angeles Marathon. She and her husband, Carlos Calderon, have four children, Annie (29), Charlie (27), Julie (24), and Tony (21).

David H. Prescott, M.D., is currently practicing full-time in a group family practice in Westerville, Ohio. He and his wife, Nancy, who is a teacher, have three children, Matthew (30), Jeffrey (26), and Brian (24).

1982
Christopher Danis, M.D., has been named president and CEO of Health Specialists of Dayton Inc. Health Specialists of Dayton, which has 239 employees, is part of Premier Health Partners, Dayton’s largest health network. He currently resides in Centerville, Ohio, with his wife, Debbie. They have four children, James, Kathryn, Megan, and Benjamin.

1984
David Roer, M.D., FAAP, was presented with the Arnold Friedman Community Pediatrician Award from the Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The award recognizes the efforts and dedication of pediatricians serving their communities. He practices at Pediatric Associates of Dayton, which has offices in Kettering, Beavercreek, and Englewood, Ohio. He and his wife, Jenni, have two daughters, Stephanie and Melissa.

1986
Cynthia Robinson Lopez, M.D., has a private practice at the Eastern Neurology and Neuromuscular Center in Greeneville, North Carolina. In addition to maintaining a private solo neurological practice, she home schooled her children for six years. She and her husband, Jose, have two children, Matthew (14) and Joshua (12).

1990
Randell Wexler, M.D., received the Ohio State Medical Association’s inaugural Physician Advocate Award. He currently practices at Gahanna Family Medicine Center and is an assistant professor of family medicine in the Ohio State Department of Family Medicine.

1991
Patricia C. Fine Rosenstein, M.D., resides in Columbus, Ohio, where she practices at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Whitehall Primary Care Center. She also spends her time teaching a class of 12 second-year medical students the skills they will need to become compassionate physicians. She is married and has two teenage sons. Julie

1995
Julie Karnes, M.D., is currently practicing at Rocky Fork Family Practice Inc. in her hometown of Hillsboro, Ohio, as a solo practitioner. She and her husband, Kenneth, have two children, Kevin (16) and Ian (5).

1996
Judith Sigmund, M.D., graduated from United Theological Seminary. She currently practices medicine in Beverly Hospital, in Massachusetts, serves as an instructor in the Integrated Problems Course for first-year medical students at Newton Theological School, and in her free time, enjoys figure skating, ice hockey, and drawing. She resides in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts.

1997
Thanya Lee, M.D., currently resides in Henderson, Nevada, with her husband, Frank, who is also a physician, and their children, Noah (3) and Jonah (2). She is currently practicing at Henderson Pediatrics and enjoys playing tennis.

1999
Rick Wiecek, M.D., has recently joined Magruder Hospital’s medical staff in Port Clinton, Ohio. He is a member of Northern Ohio Medical Specialists Healthcare and is currently a general surgeon on the staffs of both Fremont Memorial Hospital and Bellevue Hospital. He and his wife have four children and reside in Fremont, Ohio, where he enjoys spending time with family and friends, outdoor recreation, and traveling.

2000
Heather Pfeffer Hilkowitz, M.D., is practicing with Hilltop Obstetrics & Gynecology Inc. in Franklin, Ohio, and also has offices in Lebanon and West Chester, Ohio. She recently started a gynecologic robotic surgery program at her hospital. In 2008, she ran a full marathon in San Francisco and has run at least five half marathons and numerous other races since that time. In her spare time she enjoys running, gardening, cooking, and, along with her husband, Fred, playing with their twins, Jakob and Mia.

2001
Jill Waibel, M.D., currently resides in Coral Gables, Florida, with her husband and two daughters. She is a dermatologist and the owner of the Miami Dermatology and Laser Institute.

2004
Jonathan Gerkin, M.D., completed his residency training program at the University of North Carolina. He is now an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at UNC and has served as clinical director of the psychiatry consult-liaison service. He currently resides in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

2006
Stacey Cacchio (Savage), M.D., is currently practicing obstetrics and gynecology with Premier Women’s Health in Dublin, Ohio. She and her husband, Chad, reside in Dublin and have two daughters, Sophia (3) and Stella (1).

2007
Jake Hayman, M.D., recently finished his sports medicine fellowship at Hennepin County Medical Center after completing a family medicine residency through the University of Minnesota at North Memorial Hospital. He will begin working at Park Nicollet Health System, practicing both family and sports medicine in September. He is engaged to be married in November.

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