Raucher is named head of state family doctor group
Dr. Leonard H. Raucher of Ellicott City has been installed as the 51st president of the Maryland Academy of Family Physicians. The organization is based in Catonsville and is the largest professional medical specialty society in Maryland. Its membership of 1,200 is composed of practicing family doctors, resident doctors and medical students.
Raucher obtained his bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Miami in 1985, his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine in 1988 and completed his residency in family medicine at the Franklin Square Hospital Center in Baltimore in 1991.
He has been a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians since his student years, when he held several appointed and elected positions.
Dr. Joseph Del Rosso has been approved for participation in the Preferred Chiropractic Doctor program, a national organization dedicated to providing quality chiropractic care at affordable fees and promoting the benefits of chiropractic health care. He and his wife, Shirley, live in Columbia with their daughter, Natalie.
Dennis Suckstorf has received the Certified Financial Planner designation after completing a two-year course of study and passing a two-day certification test. Suckstorf has been an accredited financial counselor with Eichelberger, Griesser & Eddy since 1997. He has a bachelor's degree from the State University of New York. He is the financial planning manager for the firm.
Pamela Rhubart of Columbia has been selected as a member of the first class to pursue a master's degree in public health through the Internet at the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health. Students were selected using the same criteria as full-time, on-site students. She will join about 30 other public health professionals from 13 states and three foreign countries.