A salute to service

Meet four UF medical students whose military careers inform their patient care

By Tyler Francischine

Richie Artola, squad leader, U.S. Army

Richie Artola, first-year medical student Richie Artola, class of 2023

Kathy Ehresmann, lieutenant commander, U.S. Navy

Kathy Ehresmann, fourth-year medical student Kathy Ehresmann, class of 2020

Russell Wnek, corporal, U.S. Marine Corps

Russell Wnek, first-year medical student Russell Wnek, class of 2023

Daniel O’Neill, lieutenant, U.S. Navy

Daniel O'Neill, third-year medical student Daniel O'Neill, class of 2021