Alumni

While the life experiences that Dr. Petr Ruzicak ’76 faced could have deterred him from succeeding, he chose instead to passionately pursue and reach his life goals and dreams.

The James Boulger, PhD, Endowed Scholarship has allowed Lillian Meierhoff, U of M Medical School class of 2023, to focus on becoming a compassionate doctor without stressing about money.

Jim Boulger, PhD, is one of the longest tenured, influential and endeared faculty members of the University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth Campus.

With nearly 50 years of graduating medical degree physicians, the University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth Campus has a long and proud history in the northern reaches of the state.

After graduating from the University of Minnesota Medical School, Brueckner worked as a funeral director for several years. She now writes children’s stories to help children understand and process the loss of a loved one.

Dr. John Salchert graduated from the U of M Medical school in 1961 and now gives to the Future Physicians Scholarship to encourage today’s students to pursue primary medicine.

Dr. Tenaya Siva ’20 treats patients near the California-Mexico border and brings his Native American strength of community and connection into his practice.

Family medicine doctors honor the legacy of Dr. Lyle Munneke through a scholarship in his honor. They hope to continue to remove financial barriers in medical education.

After 24 years as a family medicine physician, Mary Loken Veiseth, MD, a 1986 Medical School graduate, still stays committed to rural health issues today.

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