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Jefferey R. Ruskusky - orthopedic surgeon in Peoria, IL
 

Jeffrey R. Ruskusky, DPM

Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery
 
Education
  • Peoria Notre Dame High School, 1992 Graduate
  • St. Louis University, B.A. Biology, 1996 Graduate
    • Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity Rush Chairman and Pledge Educator
    • Alpha Phi Omega, service fraternity
    • President Student Ambassador
    • President Oriflame, Freshman Orientation
    • Who's Who Among University Students
    • Cum Laude
  • Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, 2000 Graduate
    • Alpha Gamma Kappa, professional podiatry fraternity
    • President, Alpha Gamma Kappa 1999
    • Student Representative to the Board of Directors of Scholl
  • College of Podiatric Medicine, 1999
    • Participated in Foot Care for the Homeless program
    • Participated in numerous fund raising and service activities
 
Hospital Affiliations
  • Chief of Podiatry at OSF
  • Active Staff Podiatrist, St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, IL
  • Active Staff Podiatrist, Pekin Hospital, Pekin, IL
  • Associate Staff Podiatrist, Proctor Community Hospital, Peoria, IL
  • Associate Staff Podiatrist, Methodist Medical Center, Peoria, IL
Membership and Organization
  • Member of Community Advisory Board at OSF
  • Member of Family Advisory Board at OSF
  • Past recipient 40 under 40 Leadership Award
  • Past participant in Radiothon/telethon for Children's Hospital of Illinois
  • Lecturer for Board Review at Midwest Podiatry Conference 2016,2017
 
 
Suzanne S. White - orthopedic surgeon in Peoria, IL
 

Suzanne S. White, DPM

Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery
 
Residency Training
  • Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, IL, 2 yr surgical 2001-2003
Education
  • Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, 1997-2001 D.P.M., May 2001
  • Central Michigan University, 1991-1996 B.S., Biology 1996
Honors and Awards
  • Zone 1 Student Scholarship, 2000
  • Finalist for Fedar Award, 1999
  • Academic Excellence Award, Zeta Tau Alpha, 1992-1996
  • Dean's List Central Michigan University, 1992
Hospital Affiliations
  • OSF St Francis Medical Center
  • UPH Methodist Medical Center
  • UPH Proctor Hospital
  • UPH Pekin Hospital
 
Organizations and Memberships
  • Student Chapter of American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, President,1999-2000
  • Scholl Ambassador, 1998-2001
  • Sports Medicine Club, 1998-2001
  • Student Chapter of ACFAOM, 1998-2001
  • Practice Management Club, 1998-2001
  • Student Advisory Board, 1998-2001
  • Fundraising Committee Class 2001, 1998-2001
  • Student Representative of SCACFAS to Class 2001, 1997-1999
  • Past Chair family for Radiothon for Children's Hospital of Illinois
  • Past Participant in Radiothon/telethon for Children's Hospital of Illinois
  • Auction Co-Chair for St. Philomena school 2016,2017
  • Lecturer for Board Review at Midwest Podiatry Conference 2016,2017
 
 
Gretchen M. Evans - orthopedic surgeon in Peoria, IL
 

Gretchen M. Evans, DPM

Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery
Hospital Affiliations
 
  • Staff, Pekin Memorial Hospital
  • Staff, St. Francis Medical Center
 
  • Staff, Methodist Medical CenterStaff, Proctor Hospital
  • Speaker on Diabetic Foot Problems
 
Education
 
  • Temple University Health Systems, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Podiatric Surgical Residency, July 1998 - June 1999
  • Temple University Health Systems, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Rotating Podiatric Residency, July 1997 - June 1999
 
  • Des Moines Osteopathic Medical School, Des Moines, Iowa, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, D.P.M. Degree, June 1997
  • DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, B.S. Degree, June 1993