College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery News and Updates

Mark A. Barinque, D.P.M.’93

Barinque and his wife, Romola, welcomed a daughter, Nicole Elizabeth, to their family on March 19, 2013. She is their fifth child. Barinque practices with Plains Podiatry Associates in Lubbock, TX. 

— 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

A supportive, rigorous research environment

DMU operates under high ethical standards to earn and sustain the trust and respect of the public, research participants and the research community. Its Institutional Review Board (IRB) is a committee that is mandated by federal law to review and approve all research that involves human subjects. The IRB’s purpose is to protect human subjects’ […]

— Mollie Lyon

Happy National Doctors’ Day!

Below is a message from DMU President and CEO Angela L. Walker Franklin, Ph.D. Happy National Doctors’ Day! Thank you to our faculty and preceptors! While we always appreciate the engagement of our faculty and preceptors in the training of our students, I want to take the time to give a special acknowledgement on this […]

— Barb Boose