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College of Health Sciences

The College of Health Sciences was established in 1980 and enrolled its first students in the Physician Assistant Program in 1981.   The college has continued to grow since that time and now offers two Doctor of Physical Therapy programs (entry level and post professional) and master’s degrees in physician assistant sciences, health care administration, and public health.  The faculty has grown in order to provide low student to faculty ratios in support of the over 600 face-to-face and on-line students enrolled annually in the college.

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They came, they ran, they got treated

More than 20 DMU physical therapy and podiatric medical students and clinicians staffed eight tables to treat participants in the IMT Des Moines Marathon and half-marathon on Oct. 19. The students addressed runners’ post-event concerns and conducted hands-on treatment to help with their recovery. They also screened runners for specific concerns they had regarding injury or […]

— Barb Boose

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