Darren E. Wirtz was one of 234 medical students who received the doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from Kansas City University of Biosciences in commencement ceremonies on May 15 in Kansas City, Mo.
Dr. Wirtz is the son of Ivan and Nancy Wirtz of Clifton. He graduated from Moffat County High School in Craig and received a bachelor of science in biology from Mesa State College in Grand Junction. He also received a master of business administration in health care leadership from Rockhurst University on May 15.
After graduation, Dr. Wirtz will complete a postdoctoral residency in family practice through Southern Colorado Family Medicine in Pueblo.