A life in medicine In Memoriam: April 1, 2023 View the names of recently deceased osteopathic physicians. March 31, 2023FridayApril 2023 issue The DO Staff Contact The DO Staff Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Topics In Memoriam 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. View a list of past In Memoriam columns. Donald B. Marshall II, DO, 60 (CCOM), of Toledo, Ohio, died Dec. 3, 2022. James DeYarman, DO, 76 (KCOM), of La Jolla, California, died Dec. 24, 2022. Donald G. Pelino, DO, 92 (CCOM), of Dyer, Indiana, died Jan. 26. Robert M. Saks, DO, 79 (PCOM 1969), of Coopersburg, Pennsylvania, died Feb. 22. Mary Garavaglia, DO, 76, of Shelby Township, Michigan, died March 4. Byron Marr, DO, 59 (OSU-COM 1989), of Tulsa, Oklahoma, died March 5. Nancy Kay Monaghan Beery, DO, 66 (KCOM 1995), of Duluth, Minnesota, died March 7. Jack Orrin Gratch, DO, 77 (TCOM), of Fort Worth, Texas, died March 29. Editor’s note: If you’d like to honor a colleague with a memorial contribution to the American Osteopathic Foundation, you can do so online. More in Profession Orthopedic surgeon forms physician support network, AOA accepting nominations for advocacy awards North Carolina orthopedic surgeon Ted Parcel, DO, recently founded the Physician Cancer Network after a diagnosis of stage IV colon cancer. The AOA is currently accepting nominations for the 2024 advocacy awards. Curiosity in medicine: An interview with JOM’s editor in chief The Journal of Osteopathic Medicine recently received a Journal Impact Factor (JIF), which has bolstered the journal’s credibility and prestige in the research world. JOM Editor-in-Chief Ross Zafonte, DO, shares his journey into research and the journal’s goals. Previous articleTop 10 gifts for National Doctors’ Day Next articleWeighing your options: Should you pursue a research year?