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Garrett Reed Wheeler Award in Pediatrics

The death of a child is a devastating loss, difficult to comprehend. So it was when Garrett Reed Wheeler, the three-year-old grandson of Kendall Reed, D.O., FACOS, dean of the DMU College of Osteopathic Medicine, was killed in a tragic accident at his Texas home. Miraculously, five simple words by Garrett’s five-year-old friend Carson helped […]

— Seth Stevenson

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