A life in medicine

In Memoriam: July 10, 2017

View the names of recently deceased osteopathic physicians.


The following list of recently deceased osteopathic physicians includes links to obituaries and online memorials if they’re available. Readers can notify the AOA of their deceased colleagues by sending an email to MemberService@osteopathic.org. View a list of past In Memoriam columns here.

Wayne Joseph Baker, DO, 53 (MWU/CCOM 1996), of Downers Grove, Illinois, died May 12. Visit Dr. Baker’s online guest book.

Robert R. Cornwell, DO, 84 (DMU-COM 1958), of Fairview, Texas, died June 6.

Albert S. Evans, DO, 87 (ATSU-KCOM 1955), of Middlefield, Ohio, died June 6. Visit Dr. Evans’ online guest book.

Jane B. Ferguson, DO, 69 (OSU-COM 1982), of Colorado Springs, Colorado, died Feb. 17.

Richard L. Griffin, DO, 65 (ATSU-KCOM 1995), of Flint, Michigan, died June 25. Visit Dr. Griffin’s online guest book.

Michael A. Helfferich, DO, 58 (OU-HCOM 1985), of Springboro, Ohio, died May 2. Visit Dr. Helfferich’s online guest book.

Mark Damian Kalna, DO, 58 (UNTHSC/TCOM 1992), of Newburgh, Indiana, died June 23. Visit Dr. Kalna’s online guest book.

John Carmen Pellosie, DO, 93 (PCOM 1953), of Orlando, Florida, died June 30. Visit Dr. Pellosie’s online guest book.

Edward R. Prejsnar, DO, 87 (DMU-COM 1966), of Colorado Springs, Colorado, died July 4.

Brandon Rogers, DO, 29 (PCOM 2015), of Portsmouth, Virginia, died June 11.

Harvey A. Salem, DO, 80 (PCOM 1964), of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, died June 15. Visit Dr. Salem’s online guest book.

Guy K. Skelly, DO, 68 (ATSU-KCOM 1975), of West Newton, Pennsylvania, died July 4. Visit Dr. Skelly’s online guest book.

Tracy Tam, DO, 32 (TouroCOM 2013), of Jamaica, New York, died June 30.

Terence Wilson, DO, 65 (ATSU-KCOM 1981), of Tarpon Springs, Florida, died March 24. Visit Dr. Wilson’s online guest book.

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