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Local physicians recognized for diabetes care

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) today announced that PriMed Physicians of Dayton, OH have received Recognition from the Diabetes Physician Recognition Program for providing quality care to their patients with diabetes. To receive recognition, which is valid for three years, these doctors submitted data that demonstrates performance that meets the Program’s key diabetes care measures. These measures include eye exams, blood pressure tests, nutrition therapy and patient satisfaction, among others.

“Physicians who earn recognition through the Diabetes Physician Recognition Program have an established track record of providing excellent diabetes care. The list of recognized doctors is the first place to look if you or a loved one has been diagnosed with diabetes,” said R. Paul Robertson, MD, president, Medicine & Science, American Diabetes Association.

NCQA Recognized Physicians:

Cheryl Robinson, M.D.

Mary Lou Zwiesler, M.D., Vandalia

Mark Schloneger, M.D., Vandalia

James Seiler, M.D., Vandalia

Robert Harrington, M.D., Vandalia

Patricia Grice, M.D., Vandalia

William Randall, M.D., Patterson Woods

Thomas Greer, M.D., Patterson Woods

John Maver, M.D., Kettering Family Practice

Steven Schaerer, M.D., Kettering Family Practice

Michael Thuney, M.D., Kettering Family Practice

Malak Adib, M.D., Lincoln Park Internal Medicine

Tamara Togliatti, M.D., Lincoln Park Internal Medicine

Carroll Estep, M.D., Congress Park

Matthew O’Connell, M.D., Congress Park

Raymond, Luna, M.D., Center Med

John McCarthy, M.D., Center Med

Jolinda Caswell, M.D., Center Med

Maureen Perez, M.D., Congress Park

Talmage Porter, M.D., Congress Park

B. Scott Teater, M.D., Congress Park

Douglas Romer, M.D., Centerville

James Derksen, M.D., East Dayton

Christine Weller, D.O, Beavercreek Family Practice

Thomas Kanomato, M.D., Miamisburg

David Garel joins Edward Jones

Edward Jones Financial Advisor Bob Collins announced today that a second financial advisor, David Garel, will join his office in Oakwood on July 6, 2009.

“I am really looking forward to working with Bob” said Garel. “I’ll have all the advantages of working with an experienced investment professional while getting to know local investors. This will be a tremendous opportunity to increase my investment knowledge and hone my customer service skills.”

“I’m very impressed with David, and I’m sure my clients will be, too. Edward Jones prides itself on providing the best service possible to those investors who choose to do business with us. David will help provide the high level of service investors in Oakwood have come to expect from us as well as extend our services to new investors,” Collins said.

Edward Jones provides financial services for individual investors in the United States and, through its affiliates, in Canada and the United Kingdom. Edward Jones, which ranked No. 2 on FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For 2009,” is headquartered in St. Louis. The Edward Jones interactive Web site is located at

Falck wins Open Thread poetry contest

Noah Falck has won Open Thread’s 2009 Tri-State Chapbook Contest for his poetry manuscript Life As A Crossword Puzzle. The chapbook will be published by the art press Encyclopedia Destructica. Falck will read at the small press literary festival at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, followed by another reading in New York City this month.

Falck has authored two other books of poetry, Measuring Tape for the Midwest and Homemade Engines from a Dream. Falck attended Harman Elementary, graduated from Oakwood High School in 1995, received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Dayton in 2000, and a master’s degree in 2006. He teaches elementary school in the Northridge school system and resides in Oakwood.

OHS alumnus spending year in Nepal

Mr Greg Bertleff, Oakwood High School class of 2000, is serving a 10 week US State Department internship with the US Embassy in Katmandu, Nepal. His focus while there will be on refugee assistance. Mr Bertleff is a 2004 graduate of Boston College and recently completed his first year at the Fletcher School of Tufts University near Boston, MA pursuing a Masters Degree in International Law and Diplomacy. Mr Bertleff returns to Fletcher for his final year of studies in September and will graduate in May 2010. He is the son of Al and Cindy Bertleff of Volusia Avenue.


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July 7, 2009
Volume 18, No. 27

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