Meet The Team
The Denver Osteopathic Foundation is lead by a dedicated group of osteopathic physicians, business leaders, and the Foundation’s Executive Director.
D.O., FACOFP, President
Dr. Judd is a private practice physician in Centennial, CO. Board certified in Family Medicine, and the current President of the Denver Osteopathic Foundation. Previous faculty, chairman of the OMM department, and residency director with HealthOne’s Family Medicine Residency in Aurora, CO.
D.O., Secretary and Treasurer
Dr. Staller has been in solo family practice for nearly 35 years in Evergreen, CO, bringing osteopathic awareness, manipulation and medical care to generations of patients.
Julie is a registered dental hygienist with 15+ years of nonprofit management experience. She brings expertise in program development, community outreach, public relations and event planning. As a strategic planner, Julie implements solutions to increase organization efficiency and productivity. Julie is a skilled relationship builder who prides herself on developing strong and successful partnerships. She is a well-respected leader in the nonprofit community.
Currently an Associate Professor of Family Medicine Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Pitcher attended Colorado State University (B.S. in Human Resource Science, Minor in Human Nutrition), Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine), and completed a Family Medicine Internship and Residency St Luke’s Medical Center in Denver, CO.
Dr. Varner is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon in Aurora, CO. He received his medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. After practicing for 35 years, he retired from doing surgery and now focuses on in-office orthopedics consults, one day a month. Dr. Varner has been on the board of directors of the Foundation since 2014.
Michael is a senior trial counsel in a liability practice group, representing Travelers’ commercial and personal lines insureds in defense of complex and major liability injury claims including product defect, construction liability, public sector/civil rights, premises, trucking/transportation and automobile liability claims.
Karen Davis Riggs
Karen is a practicing physician at Elizabeth Family Medicine in Elizabeth, CO. Dr. Davis graduated from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine of New York Institute of Technology in 1985 and has been in practice for 32 years. Dr. Davis also practices at Three Oaks Family Medicine LLC in Castle Rock, CO.
Dr. Hogle is board certified in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. He has taken multiple courses in advanced sinus surgery and finds that in-office sinus surgery is really helpful for minimal intraop bleeding, less postop swelling, and shorter recovery time. His office is at Rose Medical Center.
Dr. Kasunic is a graduate of Denison University (BS Chemistry), Case Western Reserve University (MS Chemistry), and The Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is Board Certified in Family Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians. He has practiced medicine in our community since 1987, and is currently working out of his private practice in Castle Rock.
Chartered Financial Consultant
Russ is a Financial Advisor with Luna Wealth Management, offering a holistic style that results in a tailored, long-term strategy and tax efficiencies. A Colorado native, Russ is passionate about staying active and helping others through various acts of service.
Bill's CPA practice primarily focused on healthcare clients, especially physician practices. Bill served on the Board of Directors of Rocky Mountain Hospital and then was elected to serve as a board member of the Denver Osteopathic Foundation. Bill and his wife Linda raised four children, one of whom is a DO. Since retiring, Bill and Linda devote time to their children and grandchildren, along with traveling and serving as volunteers for other charitable activities.