Posts by Barb Boose


Lessons in learning

Does interprofessional interaction among health care students foster their understanding and appreciation of their future colleagues? Does technology in medical simulation activities enhance their acquisition and retention of knowledge? A DMU task force is encouraging faculty to explore these and other questions on effective teaching and learning.

— Barb Boose

MHA faculty earns prestigious credential

Like her fellow faculty in DMU’s master of health care administration program, Associate Professor Ann York, Ph.D., believes lifelong learning is increasingly important in our fast-changing world. One way she walked that talk is by earning the credential of fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

— Barb Boose

High-achieving students, grads

Two members of the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Class of 2013 were selected to receive scholarships, while another was awarded the Michael L. Stone D.P.M. Outstanding Professional Conduct Award at the annual business meeting of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery.

— Barb Boose

CPMS student elected APMSA liaison to AAPPM

DMU podiatric medical student Michael Johnson believes the business component of medical practice should be part of the copious volumes that medical students need to learn. That’s why he sought – and won – election as the student liaison for the American Podiatric Medical Students’ Association to the American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management.

— Barb Boose

Friday recipe: Thai beef rolls

We’re in those Iowa summer days that are the flip side of winter. In January, you might say, “The temperature is 15 degrees, but it feels like five below zero with that wind chill.” These days, you hear, “The weather guy says it’s only 87 degrees, but it feels like a sauna with that humidity.” […]

— Barb Boose