Christian Doctor’s Digest – February 2014
Discussions with Walt Larimore, MD about his book Ultimate Guy’s Body Book, with Kennon Vaughn about evangelism through Downline Ministries, and an update on Physician Assisted Suicide in Montana with David Hafer, DDS.
Meet Our Guests
Walt Larimore, MD
Walt Larimore, MD, award-winning family physician, bestselling author and educator, has been called “one of America’s best-known family physicians.” He graduated with AOA Honors from Louisiana State University, while his family medicine residency was at the Duke University Medical center. He also completed a Queen’s Teaching Fellowship in Nottingham, England. He currently serves on the adjunct family medicine faculty of the In His Image Family Medicine Residency in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado. Dr. Larimore is a prolific author, having published 30 books, 30 medical textbook chapters and nearly 700 articles in a variety of medical journals and lay magazines. Most recently, he is the author of The Ultimate Guys’ Body Book: Not-So-Stupid Questions About Your Body, a resource for kids going through puberty. For more information, visit www.DrWalt.com. His new daily Bible devotional, Morning Glory, Evening Grace, is now available at www.Devotional.DrWalt.com.
Kennon Vaughan, DMin
Kennon Vaughan, DMin, is the founder and director of Downline Ministries, a ministry that seeks to encourage a restoration of biblical discipleship in and through the local church. He has traveled and led discipleship training efforts throughout the Middle East, North and South America, Latin America and various parts of Africa, and he has also been a plenary speaker at various conferences in the U.S. Kennon is a dynamic communicator with a gift of speaking right to the heart of his audiences. While his first love is to preach the gospel to all peoples, he is also passionate about training Christ-followers on both the principles and practical of making disciples in the contexts of home, church and marketplace. He can be followed on Twitter at @kennonvaughan. For more information, visit www.downlineministries.com.
David Hafer, DDS
David Hafer, DDS received his first degree from the University of Montana in music education. He soon returned to school for dental education at Marquette University in Milwaukee, followed by a one-year medical internship and a four-year residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He then became assistant chief of oral and maxillofacial surgery at Wood VA Hospital. He returned to Montana in 1976 and started a private practice in Great Falls, where he continued practicing dentistry for 30 years before retiring. David and his wife Bobbie have been married for 37 years, and she was an integral part of his practice, serving as office manager. David currently serves as the CMDA Montana State Representative, and he and Bobbie have been working collaboratively with CMDA and Montanans Against Assisted Suicide to fight against the physician-assisted suicide measure in Montana.