The Texas Podiatric Medical Foundation


Specialty Events


Thank you to all sponsors and donors! Your support helps us continue our charitable projects, mission and scholarships while making a difference!

June 2023

Our safari fiesta, poker & toulette tournament event was a success - thank you to Sagis DX for their sponsorship!


Fiesta Fiesta

Congratulations to Lance Ellis with Tissue Regenix - 1st Place Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament and 2nd Place - Dr. Andrew Young, Victoria!

2023 Winners of the Diamond Drawing to Benefit UTRGV Podiatric School Scholarship Fund:

Dr. Jim Kutchback - Fiesta Season Pass

Dr. Frankie LaGrone - Nintendo Switch

Barb Armstrong, Mile High Orthotics Lab - Diamond Necklace

Dr. Paul Brancheau - Diamond Bracelet

2023 June Resident Grant Winners:

Biomechanics Grant Sponsored by Mile High Orthotics -
Rebecca Schwartz, DPM - St. Joseph's PMSR/RRA

Pathology Grant Sponsored by Bako DX -
Puja Patel, DPM - Baylor Scott & White PMSR/RRA

Chronic Pain Memorial Grant -
Rebecca Schwartz, DPM & Rosemary Wilson, DPM - St. Joseph's PMSR/RRA

Humanitarian Grant In Honor of Dr. & Mrs. Falknor -
Mario Reyes, DPM - Baylor Scott & White PMSR/RRA

Reconstructive Grant -
Rafay Quereshi, DPM - Kingwood Houston PMSR/RRA


September 2022

Congratulations to Dr. Kent Olsen, third year resident, Baylor Scott and White, Temple. His poster was selected for the most innovative treatment award sponsored by the TPMF.

Dr.Kent Olsen

TPMF was proud to help honor Dr. Harkless for his hard work with the new school at the Friday Reception sponsored by Sagis DX and Richie's Pharmacy. Thank you to all donors to the TPMF sole supporter fund and also to the inaugural year scholarship fund for the new UTRGV podiatric school!


June 2022

Thank you to everyone who supported the Friday Fiesta, Poker Tournament and Auction!

A special thank you to Sagis Diagnostics for their sponsorship of Friday Fiesta and Poker Tournament.


Congratulations to the sons of Greg and Barb Armstrong of Mile High Orthotics: Cotten Armstrong and Austin Armstrong, who won first and second place, respectively, in the Poker Tournament!

And congratulations to Sheridan McKinney, who came in first place in the kids' macarena contest, and Liz Kutchback (wife of Dr. Jim Kutchback), who came in first place in the adult macarena contest!