Curriculum Vitae

                                            Steven Dale Atwood, M.D., FACP
                                               3525  S. National Ave., Suite 206                   
                                                  Springfield, MO  65807

(417) 269-9200
                                               Fax:                          269-9204
                                                   Night / Weekend:     848-7009
                                                   Nurse (Shelia)           269-9201

   I.   Personal Data:

Born and raised:  Kinsley, Kansas--Rural farming community, western Kansas.
Father -- Family Physician.  Mother -- Registered Nurse
4 younger Brothers:
        Larry           Family Practice                 Greenville, North Carolina
                                       Mike           Medical Director BCBS    Topeka, Kansas (Family Practice)
                                       Eric            Child Psychiatry               Topeka, Kansas
                         Jeff             Family Practice                 Wamego, Kansas
(Cotton O’Neal Clinic)

  II.   Education:

              1979-1981   Residency in Internal Medicine
                                University of Washington
  Seattle, Washington

1978-1979   Medicine Internship

    University of Washington
                                Seattle, Washington

1975-1978    University of Kansas Medical School
                                 Kansas City, Kansas  

               1972-1975    University of Kansas
                                   Lawrence, Kansas
                                   B.S. with Honors -- Chemistry

              1971-1972    Fort Hays State College

Fort Hays, Kansas

              1967-1971   Kinsley High School
                                 Kinsley, Kansas

 III.   Medical Licensure

1978                    State of Washington  
    1981                    State of Oklahoma  
    1989                    State of Missouri

  IV.   Board Certification

               1978             Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners  
               1981             Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine 
1988             Diplomate, Geriatric Subspecialty Certification

V.   Professional Awards and Honor Societies

               1971             Outstanding Freshman Chemist (FHS)

               1971             Phi Eta Sigma

                1974            Outstanding Analytical Chemist (KU)

                1975            Outstanding Active Phi Eta Sigma

               1975             Phi Lambda Upsilon

               1975             Phi Kappa Phi

               1978             Alpha Omega Alpha

               1979             Outstanding Intern (UW)

               1986            Young Internist of the Year- Oklahoma  ASIM

               1988             Advancement to FACP

                1996          Distinguished  Missouri Internist of the Year---
                                           Missouri ASIM 

                2000         Laureate Award  Missouri ACP-ASIM

  VI.   Professional Practice

               Practice        Solo Practice, Independent, Participating Provider Cox & St. Johns / Mercy Health System
                                    2000- present

                                    St. Johns Physicians & Clinics (Springfield Clinic)- (Hospital owned)-- 9/94 to 2000

                                    Solo Practice, Springfield  1990 to 9/94

                                    The McAlester Clinic from 1981 to 1989 (Group Multispecialty Clinic)

                Areas of Special Interest -- Cardiology, Oncology, Pharmacology, Critical Care, Biochemistry, Database design and management 

               Special Practice Accomplishments:

Oklahoma Internal Medicine Society young internist of the year, 1987.

Personally computerized entire office and set up 8-station network with EMR and PMS

Proficient in Windows 3.11, Dos 6.22, Windows 95,  Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows 7
                          MS Office 97 and 2000 esp. Word,  Access, Excel, Photoshop

                         Quicken,  FrontPage, Website design

Managed a solo medical practice 1991-1995 & again since 2000

ASIM special recognition award  1996-- 40’th annual meeting

MSIM distinguished internist of the year award 1996

Served with ACP &  ASIM national committees  to review EMR  8/97,  5/2000

Setup & maintained office web site & part of state ACP site  or  

       Active Professional Membership:

           AMA,   ACP-ASIM,   AOA,

           Membership Coordinator OSIM, 1985-88

           State Council ACP/OSIM, 1984-89

           Delegate for OSIM to 1988 and 1989 National meeting

           Advancement to FACP 1990

           Membership & Database Coordinator  MSIM, 1996 to 1998

            State Council  Missouri Society Internal Medicine 1996--1998

           State Council  Missouri ACP     1997-2000

 Hospital Affiliations:
McAlester Regional Hospital from 1981-1989
Springfield Community Hospital from 1989 to 1991
Cox Medical Center South from 1989 to present
St. John's / Mercy Regional Health Center from 1991 to present.

 Hospital Committees:

Director CCU/ICU Committee at MRH, 1981-1984

Director ER Committee at MRH, 1984-1986

Member Infection Control Committee, 1984-1987

Member Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee, 1981-1988

Coordinator Tumor Registry Program, 1981-1985

Field Liaison American College of Surgery,

            Cancer Registry Program, 1981-1985

Chairman Medical Committee MRH, 1988-1989

Member Critical Care Committee, Cox South, 1989-1994

Member Medical Committee, Cox South, 1989-present

Member Medical Committee, St. John's Hospital, 1989-present

Member St. John's Ethics Committee, 1991-1994

Member  Springfield Clinic  Marketing Committee 1994--1996

        One or two large meetings every year since 1981, e.g.

                      Infectious Disease in Adults -- Harvard -- 1986

                      Critical Care Update -- Critical Care Society -- 1984-1986


                      Oncology Board Review-Harvard-1987


                      Internal Medicine Update -- University of Oregon -- 1995

VII.   Community

Boy Scouts   Active Supporter for many years.

                      District Commissioner OKA-TULI District 1987-1989

                       McAlester Chairman annual fund-raising drive 1989

                       Member Springfield BSA  governing Council, 1991 - 1999

                       District Popcorn Colonel, 1993- 1995

                       Long range Planning committee for council membership - 1996

 Boy's Club    McAlester Board of Directors, 1984-1988

 OAKS Alcohol/Substance Abuse Treatment Center Board of Directors 1983-1989

 McAlester Rotary Club -- Member 1981 - 1989

                      Board of Directors, 1983 - 1988

                       Director International Service Committee, 1984-1988

                      Initiated McAlester's Rotary youth exchange, 1985

                      Coordinated McAlester's group study exchange, 1986

                      Coordinated McAlester's Youth Exchange 1985-1989

McAlester Park Board - Member and Vice Chairman since 1985 - 1989

Member McAlester Chamber of Commerce and McAlester Economic Development Service 1981 - 1989.

Member Grand Avenue Methodist Church, McAlester 1981--1989.

 American Cancer Society:  Regional Public Education Liaison, 1982 - 1989

1 gallon + blood donor  to the Community Blood Center

 United  Way  of Springfield-- Cox South Physician Contribution coordinator 1990

                      Youth Clubs  Allocation board  1990

 Nursing  Homes:        Green Haven  -- Board of Directors, 1990 - 1993.                

                                   Chairman, Quality Assurance Committee, 1990 - 1993.

Americana Fremont   Quality Assurance Board, 1991 - 1993.

Member Springfield Chamber of Commerce, 1991 - 1993.

American Cancer Society--  Greene County Board of Directors, 1990 - 1994.

                       Finance Committee  1990--1993

Coordinated Donations from Medical Community  Daffodil Days-- 1993 & 1994

Member Schweitzer United Methodist Church, Springfield, starting 1990 to present  
                      Member Administrative Counciln1998-2001

Rotary Club Springfield --Member    starting 1990--to present

                      Co-Coordinated Annual Fund Raiser 1998