After 28 years, John Frank officially retired as an instructor at Chippewa Valley Technical College. He retires never having taken a sick day from any job in his life. A native of the Eau Claire area, Frank attended UW-Eau Claire, earning his bachelor’s degree in political science and economics, then earned his law degree from UW-Madison in 1977. Frank began practicing law, but also began his teaching career at the UW-Madison Law School. His association with CVTC started in 1978, when he helped launch a Legal Assistant program that later became a Paralegal program. He has also taught at UW-Eau Claire, UW-Stout and Lakeland College. Frank also has had a distinguished career in law and politics. He has continually practiced law throughout his career. He has managed over 20 political campaigns, served as chief of staff for Congressman Steve Gunderson from 1981-89 and was deputy chief counsel/deputy minority counsel for the House Committee on Agriculture from 1993-97.
Hospitalist Zhibin Jiang, M.D., recently joined the Hospital Medicine Department at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire. He will be dedicated full time to taking care of patients admitted to the hospital. Jiang earned his master’s degree and completed medical school at Suzhou Medical College in Suzhou, China. Prior to joining Mayo Clinic Health System, Jiang served as a hospitalist at Ministry Health Medical Group in Stevens Point.
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