Dr. Northwall was born in Omaha, Nebraska in 1941. He attended Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, and graduated with a B.A. degree in 1963. Dr. Northwall was then accepted into the College of Medicine at the University of Nebraska, and graduated with an M.D. degree in 1967. He had a one-year internship at Nebraska Methodist Hospital in Omaha, then returned to the Nebraska Medical Campus and completed a three-year residency in Radiology in 1968. Dr. Northwall spent one year in a private radiology practice in Loveland, Colorado from 1971-1972, then moved to Kearney, Nebraska and practiced diagnostic radiology from 1972 until his retirement in 1998.
Dr. Northwall served on the Senate Trust Committee from 2000-2002. He currently lives in St. Petersburg, Florida with his wife Ethel. He has two grown children and four grandchildren.
Today his life is good. He loves to read travel with his wife Ethel. He owns a boat and recently built a Van’s RV 8A 200 MPH airplane.