Comings and Goings

David Shaw has joined the university as a part-time assistant professor in the master of medical science (physician assistant) program. Since 1978, he has had a private practice in Salem, specializing in general orthopedic surgery and lower-limb reconstruction. He also holds staff privileges at Salem Hospital and Northbank Surgery Center in Salem. Previously, he taught orthopedics part time as an associate professor at Oregon Health & Science University‚Äôs Shriners Hospital, and he served as an assistant professor of orthopedics at Christian Medical College in India (1973-75). In all, David has more than 50 years of experience in the profession, beginning his career in 1968 as an orthopedic surgeon in India. He holds a doctorate from Christian Medical College, Punjab University, in Ludhiana, India (1963). He lives in Salem with Rita, his wife of 55 years, and has two daughters, a son and four grandchildren. David attends Salem Alliance and is heavily involved in overseas medical missions, taking orthopedic and rehabilitation teams for the last 21 years to Ecuador and Peru to treat children with bone and joint deformities, abnormalities and diseases.


Abigail Buckles (Honors Program) and Seth Van Der Eems (Art and Design) are no longer with George Fox University.

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