This year’s Mini Medical School begins this evening and runs for the five consecutive Tuesdays following. (February 7 – March 6, 2012) The theme this year is all about becoming the healthiest you possible. You will learn how to do this through the five keys to living a happier, healthier life. The 10 Pillars of […]
DMU has a new student organization that’s also a feather in the University’s cap: The Genetics Student Interest Group of Des Moines University recently made DMU one of only seven medical schools in the U.S., and the first and only osteopathic medical school, to earn affiliation with the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG). Alisdair […]
Truth be told, we’ve actually had a rather mild winter here in Iowa this year, but within the last week it has started to look a little more familiar. With more snow in the forecast and lower temps ahead, some of you may start to feel the effects of the winter blues, also known as […]
One day as my focus faded from studying, I thought about how much I had been sitting that day, and how many hours I spend sitting every day. After logging in eight hours of sleep (if I am lucky), I am left with 16 waking-hours. On average, I can tally nine of these hours in […]
DMU has the perfect way for pre-med students to get a head start… The DMU Health Professions Advanced Summer Scholars Program (Health P.A.S.S.) gives them a taste of what it’s like to be a student in osteopathic medicine, podiatric medicine, physician assistant or physical therapy. The FREE three-week program takes place at the end […]
Krugler was named 2011 Iowa Physician Assistant of the Year. She served in Afghanistan from November 2010 through July 2011. She practices at the Veterans Administration Central Iowa pain clinic and resides in Adel.
Quam (maiden name Carr) and and Derek Quam were married in the summer of 2011. She joined OSF Medical Group Galesburg in Galesburg, IL, as a family practice physician assistant and is active in her church, women’s small group and her local gym. The couple resides in Peoria, IL.
Ott joined Covenant Clinics and sees patients in Tripoli and Fairbank, IA. She was featured in an article in the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier about physician assistants and their role in rural health care. She was also recently engaged and is busy planning her wedding.
Foster (maiden name Augustin) and Foster were married on September 3, 2011. Megan is a physical therapist with Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn, and Ryan is a physical therapist with Spooner Physical Therapy. The couple resides and works in Scottsdale, AZ.
Salton and Elizabeth Easley were married on July 9, 2011, in Ames, IA, where the couple currently resides. She is employed at Iowa State University, and he practices with Sports Plus Physical Therapy in Marshalltown, IA.
Schemper and his wife, Denise, welcomed daughter Sarah Dawn to their family on September 15, 2011. Sarah joins a brother, Zachary, and sister, Kate. Todd manages the downtown Des Moines clinic of Work Systems Rehab and Fitness.
Field works for the American College of Radiology (ACR) in Philadelphia as a regulatory associate in the protocol development and regulatory compliance department for the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG). RTOG is one of four groups within ACR that develop or work with clinical trials.
Gentry recently purchased a local practice from a retiring physician to continue providing high-quality mental health care to individuals in Ottumwa, IA. She is also the secretary of Iowa Physician Assistant Society.
Weissinger was appointed chief medical officer of hospice/palliative medicine and of the palliative medicine fellowship program at Mercy Hospital in Mason City, IA. He is certified in family practice and hospice and palliative medicine by the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians. He provides education to clinicians and patients on the importance of hospice and palliative […]