Health people

• Larry Snyder and Bob Burpee have recently been elected board members of the St. Charles Foundation. Snyder is also involved with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Oregon and the Rotary of Greater Bend. Burpee is a former president of the Santa Rosa Rotary and is a volunteer certified ranger with the U.S. Forest Service.

• Dr. Brian Erickson has recently joined Bend Memorial Clinic’s oncology department. Erickson is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Medicine and completed his residency in internal medicine at Fletcher Allen Health Care, University of Vermont. He is board certified in internal medicine, medical oncology and hematology.

• Kellie Chambershas recently joined Hawthorn Healing Arts Center as an herbalist, qi gong instructor and licensed acupuncturist. Chambers received her master’s in acupuncture and oriental medicine at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. She offers a classical Chinese medical approach to wellness.

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