A life in medicine

In Memoriam: Sept. 12, 2018

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 crc@osteopathic.org. View a list of past In Memoriam columns here.

Joseph E. Belsito, DO, 89 (MWU/CCOM 1956), of Grand Rapids, Michigan, died Aug. 31. Visit Dr. Belsito’s online guest book.

Karen Gajda, DO, 69 (MWU/CCOM 1981), of La Grange Park, Illinois, died Aug. 31. Visit Dr. Gajda’s online guest book.

Michael A. Majka, DO, 87 (PCOM 1957), of Otis, Maine, died Aug. 29. Visit Dr. Majka’s online guest book.

Ryan Robert Swift, DO, 40 (GA-PCOM 2012), of Portland, Oregon, died Aug. 14. Visit Dr. Swift’s online guest book.

Robert Stanley Warren, DO, 69 (OSU-COM 1991), of Claremore, Oklahoma, died July 13. Visit Dr. Warren’s online guest book.

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  1. Single payer systems work worldwide. The depth of the issue cannot be addressed on personal responsibility. The current reimbursement climate could be greatly improved with single payer. With the disparity in health care coverage we need to work for improved eduacation and healthcare for all.

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