Dr. Steven S. Overman
Sport(s): Baseball, Basketball (Men's)
Dr. Steven S. Overman ’72 pitched for the DePauw baseball team for four years, was a three-time All-Conference selection, and named to the first team his junior and senior years. He was named most valuable player his junior year. He set a career record with 201 strikeouts, a mark which stood until 2002. Overman also played center on the basketball team for three years. He was a Rector Scholar, was elected to Gold Key and Phi Beta Kappa, and he graduated with a degree in mathematics and premedical science. He also was awarded an NCAA postgraduate scholarship. Overman received his medical degree in 1975 from the University of Alabama, and after graduate study at Hammersmith Hospital in London, he performed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle. He has practiced medicine for 25 years in Seattle in rheumatology and clinical investigation, and was peer-selected as one of Seattle’s best doctors. He is currently director of Musculoskeletal Planning and Development, and medical director of rheumatology for Northwest Hospital & Medical Center. He also is clinical associate professor with University of Washington School of Medicine. He is a frequent lecturer and conference speaker on a range of topics including arthritis, osteoporosis and musculoskeletal disease. He received the Arthritis Foundation Award of Appreciation and the Providence Medical Center Award of Appreciation. He has served as a Sunday school teacher, a youth basketball coach and a Boy Scout troop leader. He was vice chairman of the Growth and Prevention (GAP) Theater board of directors, and committee chair of the Arthritis Foundation. Overman and his wife, Holly (Horton) ’72, have three sons, including Matt, a 2002 DePauw University graduate. He enjoys cycling, fly fishing, hiking, skiing and family travel.