SHEILA M. BIGELOW, D.O., F.A.A.P., F.A.C.O.P. (PCOM ’11), has accepted a new position as medical director of quality and safety with Children’s Community Pediatrics, an affiliate of Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. She will continue to see patients at her offices in Bellevue and Cranberry, Pennsylvania, and serve as a clinical instructor for the UPMC McKeesport (Pa.) Family Medicine Residency Program. Board certified in pediatrics, Dr. Bigelow completed a pediatric residency at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. A fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians, she is a member of the American Osteopathic Association and the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Family Physicians Society.
ROBERT I. DANOFF, D.O., M.Sc., F.A.C.O.F.P. (UNECOM ’86), was recently featured in the article, “Nine Questions Your Doctor Wishes You’d Ask,” which was published by Time Magazine on August 29, 2016. Board certified in family practice, Dr. Danoff is director of the family practice residency program and the combined family practice/emergency medicine residency program at Aria Health in Langhorne and Philadelphia. A fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, as well as a member of the American Osteopathic Association and the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Family Physicians Society, he completed his postgraduate training at Delaware Valley Medical Center in Langhorne. He also holds master’s degrees from Syracuse (N.Y.) University and the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse.
ASIT P. UPADHYAY, D.O., F.A.A.P.M.R. (PCOM ’91), was recently featured in the article, “Medical Education Consulting Company to Open,” which was published by the Central Penn Business Journal on September 16, 2016. Dr. Upadhyay’s new practice, Advanced Pain Solutions of PA, will focus on alternative methods to treat chronic pain. Board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, he is a physician with York (Pa.) Rehab and Pain Consultants, Inc. A fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dr. Upadhyay completed an internship at Memorial Hospital in York, Pennsylvania; a family medicine residency at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania; and a physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at JFK-Johnson Rehabilitation Institute in Edison, New Jersey. He is a member of the York County Osteopathic Medical Society, the American Osteopathic Association and the American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
SAMUEL L. CARUSO, D.O., F.A.C.O.P. (PCOM ’47), passed away on January 2, 2015, at the age of 92. Board certified in pediatrics, Dr. Caruso completed an internship and pediatrics residency at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM). Chairman of the PCOM pediatrics department for eight years, he also served as professional director of the Hospital of PCOM, and maintained a practice in Philadelphia for over 40 years. A fellow and past president of the of the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians, Dr. Caruso was a life member of the POMA and the American Osteopathic Association.
GEORGE T. DAWE, D.O. (KCUMBCOM ’69), passed away on October 25, 2015, at the age of 72. Board certified in family medicine, he maintained a private practice in Lewistown, Pennsylvania, for 35 years. Founder and medical director of The Bridge Hospice program, which is affiliated with Lewistown Hospital, he also served as the physician for the Mifflin County jail and the state health clinic in Lewistown for 37 years. A life member of the POMA, Dr. Dawe completed an internship at Memorial Osteopathic Hospital, now Memorial Hospital, in York, Pennsylvania.
ANTHONY J. GIAIMO, D.O. (PCOM ’49), passed away on December 2, 2015, at the age of 93. Specializing in family medicine, he completed his postgraduate training at Riverview Osteopathic Hospital, now Suburban Community Hospital in East Norriton, Pennsylvania. He maintained a private family practice in Norristown, Pennsylvania, for over 40 years.