JERRY L. JOCHIMS, M. D. Dr. Jochims
grew up on a farm in Iowa with a love for raising animals and currently farms elk.He Graduated from the University of Iowa College of Medicine in 1967, then from the United States Naval Aerospace Medical Institute in 1968.After serving as a US Naval Flight Surgeon for two more years, he completed his Orthopedic Surgical Residency at the University of Iowa in1975.He was the founder of and has been a partner in Orthopedic and Reconstructive Surgery Associates of West Burlington, Iowa since 1975. Jerry served on the Burlington Iowa Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for 13 years and on the Burlington Area Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors for 7 years.He was their president in 1993.He has been on the Iowa Industrial Commissioners Advisory Board for 12 years.He is the Board President of the Drake LLC. a local Burlington Restaurant Corporation. Jerry has been a member of the Elk Research Council since 1998 and has been on the North American Elk Breeders Association board of directors since 2003.