Join your classmates for a night of recognition, dining and dancing on Wednesday,
May 20 at Infinity Energy Center in Duluth.
Invitations are sent to each graduating student in early April. Please be sure to
RSVP when you receive your invitation. Each student may invite one (1) guest. Guests
must be 18 years or older.
For more information, contact Kimberly Lucier at 678-225-7530 or Colleen Heer at 770-682-2311.
Details regarding the rehearsal, picnic and honors brunch will be posted when available.
Richard Jadick, DO
Richard Jadick, DO earned his Bachelor of Arts in biology from Ithaca College and
his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree (DO) from the New York College of Osteopathic
Medicine in Old Westbury, NY. He completed his residency training in urology at the
Medical College of Georgia and retired from the US Navy in June of 2013 after 23 years
of service. Dr. Jadick finished his Navy career as the Chief of Urology at the Naval
Hospital in Jacksonville, FL after returning from a nine month deployment to Afghanistan
in October 2012.
Dr. Jadick is most noted for his service with the Marines out of Camp Lejeune, NC
in 2004 when he volunteered to go to Iraq with 1st Bn 8th Marines as the unit’s Battalion
Surgeon. It was during this deployment that his unit was ordered into Fallujah. On
the very front lines he established a forward aid station and was credited with saving
the lives of 30 Marines and Sailors during the second battle of Fallujah. Dr. Jadick
was awarded the Bronze Star with “Combat V” device for valor in January 2006. Dr.
Jadick's story was first documented in a Newsweek cover story titled "Hero, M.D.” He later published his own account of his experiences
in a book called ”On Call in Hell: A Doctor's Iraq War Story.”
Dr. Jadick is board certified with the American Board of Urology. He is currently
a practicing urologist and the Chief of Surgery at Piedmont Newnan Hospital in Georgia.
He is married to his wife, Melissa, who is a pediatrician. Together they have three
children and reside in Peachtree City, Georgia.