College of Osteopathic Medicine News and Updates

Robert M. Roth, D.O.’76

In October 2013, Roth will receive the Meritorious Service Award of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Council. The award is presented to a member of the college who has served as a councilman for at least three years and in that capacity has made consistent contributions to the council’s growth and maturation. Roth […]

— Anna Hudson

James Huang, D.O.’99

Huang was recognized with the Values in Action Award on March 21, 2013, by St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton, CA, for exemplifying a commitment to justice. The award is presented to an individual who advocates for systems and structures attuned to the needs of the vulnerable and disadvantaged and promotes a sense of community […]

— Anna Hudson

Recent DMU Research Successes

Many Des Moines University faculty members and students were recognized for their recent presentations, publications and awards. Faculty names are in boldface. David Rettedal (DPM ‘13) and Dr. Vassilios Vardaxis received the first place award at the 2012 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine in Orlando for […]

— Mollie Lyon

Stimulating Saturday in neuroanatomy

While interactive learning is happening pretty much all the time at DMU, a particularly engaged group of clinicians came to campus last Saturday for a neuroanatomy review course. Designed for participants to review, dissect and discuss gross anatomical structures of the brain related to rehabilitation of cerebral and cerebellar pathologies, the course was a collective […]

— Barb Boose