| Spring 2011

Some brothers do a lot of things together. Then there are the Gallaghers. “Brothers in blood, brothers in arms,” is how Joseph and Patrick Gallagher describe their relationship. That’s because they grew up together in Wichita and then served their country together, each completing two tours of duty in Iraq in the Marine Corps. They were even stationed together for a short time upon returning home. Now, they study together, with Joe pursuing a degree in radiologic technology and Patrick working on a degree in communication at Newman University.

An important key to success in most any endeavor is balance. A painter, for example, seeks a balance among different colors, shapes and proportions. Doctors urge us to eat a balanced diet from many food groups to maintain good health. In our daily lives we strive to find the right balance between work and play, spending and saving, dreaming and acting.

For four weeks in late 2010, John (J.R.) Pyles, M.D. ’76 volunteered his medical services to the J/P Haitian Relief Organization (J/P HRO) to help victims of the earthquake that struck Haiti Jan. 12, 2010.