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Foot & Ankle symposium

In one month – one day, DMU will begin hosting the Foot & Ankle Symposium again. This is SUCH a great event for our students and grads. The course directors are grads as are many of the Symposium speakers — it’s a great time to see classmates and colleagues, learn about new treatments and network. […]

— Courtney Tompkins

Day on the hill

Tomorrow some of our students will be providing blood pressure and BMI screenings at the state capitol, 1-4:30 p.m. They’ll be in the Rotunda on level one. At 1 p.m. they’ll get to chat with Gov. Branstad. The visit coincides with this week’s “D.O. Day on Capitol Hill,” a national movement to educate policymakers about […]

— Courtney Tompkins

Tunes at the Temple

Have you been to a show at the Temple for Performing Arts downtown? It’s gorgeous and such a great venue for a concert! The Civic Center has a series running there right now you should check out. Live at the Temple has a variety of artists lined up through May. There’s three more this year, […]

— Courtney Tompkins

Anatomy word of the month: cadaver

“To fall”, “to perish” in Latin. Many terms are used for a dead body some more irreverent than others: the decedent, a corpse, a stiff, a cadaver. But only the last word is exclusively used for a body that has been preserved for dissection. Although atlases, highly realistic models, and computer simulations have supplemented even […]

— Bill Dyche

Research student spotlight: Tyler Nielsen

I received my B.A. in biology at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois, in 2008. I am currently working with Dr. Brittingham and Dr. Wilson on the regulation of carbohydrate metabolism in the trichomonads. We are specifically studying Trichomonas vaginalis which is the most common non-viral sexually transmitted infection (STI) worldwide. By happenstance we received T. tenax […]

— Seth Stevenson

Friday recipe: healthy banana bread

One of my fave blogs had this healthified banana bread recipe recently and I’m looking forward to trying it: High Protein Banana Bread by Espresso&Cream 3 medium ripe bananas, mashed 5 tablespoons butter, melted 1/3 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt 35-40 grams vanilla-flavored protein powder 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cub brown sugar 2 large eggs 1 […]

— Courtney Tompkins