Meeting the Faculty

Meet the Family Medicine Residency Program Attendings

Doug Tacket, DO - Program Director

Undergraduate Education: Andrews University
University Medical School: A T Still University-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (KCOM)
Hometown: Berrien Springs, MI
Residency: Memorial Hospital of South Bend, IN
Hobbies/interests: Anything with an engine, NASCAR, MLB, NHL, NFL, canoeing

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John Howard, MD

Hometown: South Bend, IN
Undergraduate: Hanover College
Medical School: St. Matthew's University School of Medicine, Grand Cayman, Grand Cayman Islands, BWI
Residency: Wright State Family Medicine, Dayton, OH
Hobbies/interests: Skiing, sailing, running, biking, woodworking

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David Malaka, MD

Undergraduate Education: University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
University Medical School: University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
Hometown: Lagos, Nigeria
Residency: North Shore Long Island Jewish Southside Hospital, Family Medicine Program
Hobbies/interests: Music, Bible study, Mentoring young people


Katherine Skurski, DO

Undergraduate Education: Michigan State University
University Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM)
Hometown: Midland, MI
Residency: Lakeland Health
Hobbies/interests: Hiking, traveling, cooking

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