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2022 Walk to Cure Arthritis Honorees


Anthony Hatcher, D.O., CMD, FAAFP
Hillcrest Health Services
Corporate Chair

Anthony Hatcher, DO, is a board-certified family physician and the Chief Medical Officer at Hillcrest Health Services. He received a Bachelor of Science from Truman State University, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Missouri, and a master’s degree in Executive Leadership from the University of Nebraska Lincoln. Dr. Hatcher completed his Family Medicine residency at Creighton University and became a USAF Flight Surgeon serving as the Chief of Aerospace Medicine stationed at Offutt AFB. Prior to joining Hillcrest Health Services in 2017, Dr. Hatcher spent more than 20 years working for Alegent /CHI Health as a practicing clinical physician. He also served on the Alegent Health Board of Directors as well as the Chief Administrative Officer of CHI Health Clinic. Dr. Hatcher earned credentials as a Certified Medical Director and serves as medical director for several skilled facilities. He currently is a board member for the Arthritis Foundation.

Join or support Dr. Hatcher and his team, Hillcrest Health Services, on his personal fundraising page.


Curtis Hartman, M.D.
Nebraska Medicine
Medical Honoree

Dr. Curtis Hartman is an orthopaedic surgeon at Nebraska Medicine. He grew up in rural Missouri and earned his undergraduate and medical degrees at the University of Missouri. He completed a residency in orthopaedic ourgery at UNMC and a fellowship in adult reconstructive surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.

Dr. Hartman specializes in the comprehensive care of patients with hip and knee arthritis. His surgical practice includes primary hip and knee replacements as well as complex revision surgery for failed hip and knee replacements. His other interests include the management of infected hip and knee replacements.

Dr. Hartman serves on the Nebraska Leadership Board for the Arthritis Foundation as a Medical Advisor.

Join or support Dr. Hartman and his team, Nebraska Medicine Team Hartman, on their fundraising page.


Marisa Miles
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Adult Honoree

Marisa was diagnosed with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) at 17 years old. She graduated from UNMC in nursing. It was hard going to college with a new diagnosis of JIA and the medications, doctor’s appointments, and illnesses that came along with immunosuppression.

She currently, is the Infection Preventionist/Employee Health and Wound Care Nurse for Melham Medical Center in Broken Bow, NE.

The Arthritis Foundation has allowed her to help others with arthritis, especially kids and young adults who may be struggling with the social and physical aspects while navigating high school and college with a chronic illness.

Join or support Marisa and her team, Miles for Marisa, on her personal fundraising page.


Lola White
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
Youth Honoree

Lola was diagnosed with JRA at age 2 after refusing to walk. Now 11 years old, she still has flareups preventing her at times from walking, playing, and going to school. She loves to volunteer and dance.

Her wishes are to be pain free and not have to give injections or take medicine. She is grateful to the Arthritis Foundation for the community support, educational materials, and backpacks. Being, an honoree, she is hopeful that she can spread the word that, kids get arthritis too and that we need to find a cure for Arthritis.

Join or support Lola and her team, Love for Lola, on her personal fundraising page.