Adam Azril and Sarah Grafton ’09 were married Oct. 29, 2011, in Bend, Ore.
Julie Jochum O.D. is an independent doctor of optometry at Target Optical, serving patients in Nebraska and Iowa.The Lincoln Journal Star, Nebraska
Mark Truax is now the Western issues specialist for the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD). He works with 17 western states and territories on conservation issues, including federal lands, forestry, grazing and endangered species. He is based in Washington, D.C.
Alison Wan married Javier Perez ’09, MEd ’12, MAT ’13 on Aug. 13, 2011, in Salem, Ore. Free Lance, Hollister, Calif.
Clay Foster MHA is now the patient services manager at Rebound Orthopedics and Neurosurgery in Vancouver, Wash. Business Journal, Vancouver, Wash.
Liane Nakamae won a scholarship from Alexander & Baldwin Inc., which awards four children of employees at Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. each year. She is attending Pacific University’s physical therapy school. The Maui News, Maui, Hawaii
Chandi Bickford PT has joined Walton Physical Therapy in ClubSport in West Linn, Ore. A high school and college athlete who now runs half- and full marathons, Bickford is especially interested in working with active individuals and athletes to prevent injury and help allow full recovery following an injury. She lives in Lake Oswego, where she volunteers with Young Life.
Aaron J. Crain O.D. ’11 has joined his father, Brian J. Crain O.D. ’78, in the Auburn Eye and Contact Lens Clinic. Auburn Reporter, Kent, Wash.
Kevin Dennis is a physician assistant with a focus on cardiothoracic surgery at The Oregon Clinic’s Northwest Surgical division in Salem. The Statesman Journal, Salem, Ore.
Heather Gregory is a physician assistant at an Edmonds, Wash., clinic that serves families in need. Snohomish County Business Journal, Everett, Wash.
Rebecca Hofmann is now an invoicing specialist for MyBinding.com, an Internet site that offers customers the supplies needed to bind documents.
Krissy Luke MHA has been awarded the Legacy Health System Fellowship, which provides a two-year, paid management position. The award is given to one person each year by Legacy.
Jennifer Hernandez was married to Khoa Ngo on Aug. 21, 2011, at Elk Cove Vineyards in Gaston, Ore. In attendance were maid of honor, Rebecca (Lopez) Moua ’11, Maria Violeta Blando ’14, Theresa Floyd (Berglund Center) and photographers Reese Moriyama ’10 and Justin McRobert (University Mail Services).
Kandy Rachwalski MFA is the leader of The Writers Group, which meets twice a month at the Grants Pass Library. The group is comprised of all types of writers and all are welcome to join. Daily Courier, Grants Pass, Ore.
Irina Stignei O.D. has joined the practice of Scott Nehring O.D. in Woodburn. Independent Press, Woodburn, Ore.