Harvey Dusty Rhodes, DO, age 66 Oakwood, OH, passed away suddenly on January 1. A member of the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians since 1992, he was a frequent contributor of sport medicine articles to The Ohio Family Physician.
Dr. Rhodes was a graduate of the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville MO, in 1982. He completed a general internship at Grandview Hospital, Dayton, OH, and then completed a family medicine residency at Miami Valley Hospital. His sports medicine fellowship was done at Grant Medical Center, Columbus, OH.
He was board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and had a certificate of added qualifications in sports medicine. He was also a member of the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners.
Dr. Rhodes was a sports medicine family physician for over 25 years. He also served as a faculty member for many years at The Berry Family Health Center at Miami Valley Hospital.
He is survived by his wife, Terri, children, Taylor, Micah, Annie, and Mira, and many other loving family members.
Dr. Rhodes was actively engaged in the medical community. He was a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, and the OAFP. He served as the chair of the OAFP Sports Medicine Committee, the American Osteopathic Association, and the Ohio State Medical Association. Dr. Rhodes was also an associate professor within the Wright State University School of Medicine Department of Family Medicine.
Dr. Rhodes, served as a physician and coordinator of education and research for Premier Sports Medicine and was a member of the Centerville High School Sports Medicine team.
Funeral service was held January 4 at Temple Israel in Dayton with interment at Riverview Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Nation Park Federation located at 1110 Vermont Ave. NW Suite 200, Washington, DC 20005 or the charity of your choice.