Witt and Hope Coffin announced their engagement and upcoming wedding planned for April 27, 2013, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Iowa City, IA. Coffin is an occupational therapist at Trinity Hospital in Rock Island, IL, and Witt is a physician assistant at ORA Orthopedics in Moline, IL.
If you or your loved ones have had immunizations, worn seat belts or used child car safety seats, enjoyed drinking clean water and breathing clean air, quit smoking or avoided the habit altogether, you’ve benefited from the nation’s public health efforts. In addition to greatly enhancing our safety, health and quality of life, public health […]
We’ve all heard about the problem of food deserts, those geographic areas where residents have limited or no easy access to healthy foods. Now you can find out exactly where they are with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s new Food Access Research Atlas. The USDA website notes the atlas – an improved version of its […]
Looking to be a leader in today’s ever-changing health care environment? Choose DMU and get started on earning your degree in either the master in health care administration or master of public health programs. The M.H.A. program at DMU was established to support professionals who wish to enhance their career with a degree while remaining employed. Three-quarters of the […]
I don’t mean to sound like just another prima donna who’s smacking down Americans’ unhealthy eating habits, but a new book by a New York Times Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter, Michael Moss, got my attention. Titled Salt Sugar Fat, Moss states that every year, the average American eats 33 pounds of cheese – triple what […]
Have you noticed how many people have been sick this winter? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that the number of influenza cases is higher than normal at this time of year, and that the most common strain is associated with more severe illness. The good news: Most of those nasty viruses in […]
Bose became board-certified in cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy in 2012. He is a faculty member at Wayne State University in Detroit, where he teaches physical therapy for medically complex populations.
Welch works full-time at Primary Health Care in West Des Moines, IA, in family practice for under-served patients. She is still doing weekend work at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames, IA, in adult and child inpatient psychiatry. Her youngest child left for graduate school in Wales in September, and she and her husband are […]
Alm is a 2011 D.P.T. graduate who plans to graduate with her master’s degree in health care administration from DMU in 2014. She is completing a sports physical therapy residency program through ProRehab, PC, and the University of Evansville in Evansville, IN.
Olu-Williams is the health education program supervisor at the Philadelphia, PA, Department of Public Health, where he oversees three programs. He and his wife were married in December 2011. She is a fourth-year D.O. student at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.