CPMS students surpass national average on boards

April 16, 2008 —

The Des Moines Univeristy College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Class of 2008 received a first-time pass rate of 95% on Part II of the National Board Exam. This was 12 percent higher than the national first-time pass rate. CPMS scored above the national mean for all five sections of the exam. Congratulations!


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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