• Dr. Jennifer Schroeder recently joined Bend Memorial Clinic's pediatric department. Schroeder graduated from the University of Portland, received her medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine and completed her internship and residency at Oregon Health and Science University. She was the Pediatric Chief Resident at OHSU from 2010-11 and is board certified in pediatrics, pediatric advanced life support and neonatal resuscitation program. Schroeder will be practicing at the west Bend clinic, 1080 S.W. Mt. Bachelor Drive.

• Dr. Christina Bright recently joined Bend Memorial Clinic's rheumatology department. Bright graduated from Wake Forest University School of Medicine, received her undergraduate degree in chemistry from Duke University and completed her residency in internal medicine and fellowship in rheumatology at the University of Colorado. She is board certified in internal medicine and is a member of the American College of Rheumatology. Bright will be practicing at the east Bend clinic, 1501 N.E. Medical Center Drive.

• Laura Flood recently joined Therapeutic Associates Central Oregon Physical Therapy. Flood graduated with her doctorate in physical therapy from Regis University in Denver. She is originally from Melbourne, Australia, where she received her undergraduate degree in exercise science at Deakin University.

• Breanna Crawford of Peak Performance Physical Therapy recently completed a course in “whole Body Advanced (KT3) Kinesio Taping.” It is described as a rehabilitative taping technique designed to provide support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting the range of motion.