CPMS dean honored with CPME, APMA appointments

May 2, 2007 —

(Des Moines, IA) – Des Moines University’s Robert Yoho, D.P.M., dean of the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, was recently elected vice chair, or chair-elect, of the Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME).

CPME is the accreditation body for podiatric colleges, residency programs, fellowships and continuing medical education.

Dr. Yoho was also recently appointed to the Vision 2015 Committee of the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA). The committee is charged with advancing the podiatric medical profession academically, politically and legislatively. He is one of only three members of the Committee who are not members of the APMA Board of Directors.

To learn more about the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at Des Moines University, visit www.dmu.edu/cpms.


Courtney Tompkins has been part of the DMU marketing team since Nov. 2005 and loves promoting a school she believes in so thoroughly. Proud daughter and patient of DMU alumni, Courtney knows, first-hand, that Des Moines University is doing a world of good. A fan of all outdoor festivals, fruity drinks and nearly all edibles, she has a hard time narrowing down her list of favorite places to go and things to do but lists the Iowa State Fair as an all-time fave. She loves her 8-minute commute to DMU from Urbandale, a suburb of Des Moines. She and husband Tyler are owned by three large dogs, Tonka, Tucker and Tank.

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