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Kevin M. Klauer, D.O.’92

Klauer was elected vice speaker for the American College of Emergency Physicians council and will serve a two-year term. He is the chief medical officer for Emergency Medical Physicians and director of the Center for Emergency Medical Education in Canton, OH. He is also assistant clinical professor for the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. […]

— Anna Hudson

Marco Coppola, D.O.’89

Coppola assumed the presidency of the American College of Emergency Physicians Council and will serve a two-year term. He is an attending physician and adjunct clinical professor of emergency medicine at the University of North Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Forth Worth. He has served as ACEP’s Council vice speaker national since 2009 and has […]

— Anna Hudson

Lionel M. S. Bissoon, D.O.’89

Bissoon was welcomed to the Board of Directors of WMX Group, Inc., parent company to The World Mercantile Exchange. After completing his education at DMU, he completed a rotating internship in medicine, one year of general surgery, and one year of aerospace medicine while serving as a flight surgeon in the U.S. Air Force. Dr. Bissoon […]

— Anna Hudson

Philip J. Meyer, D.O.’78

Meyer joined the staff of The Elaine M. Junca Women’s Imaging Centre in Lafayette, LA, as medical director. Most recently he was in practice at the Oklahoma Breast Care Center in Oklahoma City, OK. He is a board-certified diagnostics radiologist.

— Anna Hudson

William E. Crommett, D.O.’54

Crommett  is still alive at age 89. All of his male ancestors died in their 60s, but his osteopathic education has given him healthy guidelines for longevity. He and his wife, Virginia, reside in Seneca, SC.

— Anna Hudson

Just 116 years ago…

It’s hard to imagine medicine without x-rays, but the technology is a relative youngster in health care. Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen, professor of physics and director of the Physical Institute of the University of Wurzburg, Germany, stumbled on x-rays quite by accident working late one November night in 1895 in his laboratory. Today, Nov. 8, is […]

— Barb Boose

Celebrate National Radiologic Technology Week!

Yesterday, Nov. 6, marked the beginning of National Radiologic Technology Week, celebrated annually to recognize the vital work of R.T.s across the nation. According to the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT), the celebration takes place each November to commemorate the anniversary of the x-ray’s discovery by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen on Nov. 8, 1895. The […]

— Barb Boose

Friday recipe: cilantro chicken

I believe good cooks are like artists, and I consider Lynn Rosetto Kasper among them. She’s the host of the American Public Media program “The Splendid Table,” which I try to catch every weekend for great recipes, cooking tips and fun conversations with avid foodies. If nothing else, check out last weekend’s recipe for fluorescent […]

— Barb Boose

Six leaders join DMU Board of Trustees

They’re a diverse group, including leaders in health care, justice and business, but they all share a commitment to the advancement of Des Moines University. They are the six new members of the University’s Board of Trustees. Susan L. Beck, D.O. ’84, FACOS, is a surgeon with Katzmann Breast Center in Clive and Surgical Affiliates […]

— Jordan Bahnsen

Anatomy word of the month: gluteus maximus

The most feared of all the Roman emperors? Not really! The gluteus maximus (Latin- largest of the buttock) is the muscle mass making up most of the buttocks. Contrary to popular opinion, we do not sit on these muscles, because they move aside laterally as we sit. Actually, we sit on our pelvic bones protected with […]

— Bill Dyche