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Roger Senty, D.O.’58, FACOS

Roger Senty gave a lecture at DMU on Aug. 25 titled “The Post-war Years: the College of Osteopathic Medicine and the New Acceptance.” Senty was appointed chair of the surgery department of the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, now DMU, in 1967 and served as dean of the college from 1971 to 1973.

— Alumni Relations

Matthew T. Connell, D.O.’10

Dr. Connell was appointed a gynecology faculty member at the National Institutes of Health. On July 1, 2015, he will begin a reproductive medicine fellowship at the Program for Reproductive and Adult Endocrinology at the NIH.

— Alumni Relations

Col. Wayne A. Schirner, D.O.’79

Dr. Schirner retired from civil service with the U.S. Army on Sept. 20, 2014.  He served the Army for 35 years, 25 on active duty and 10 as a civilian. He was the director of medical education at the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center in Fort Hood, TX, for the last 15 years of […]

— Alumni Relations

John H. Yost, D.O.’86

John H. Yost, D.O.’86, is an assistant professor of medicine at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.

— Alumni Relations

Des Moines University series to raise awareness of human trafficking

Human trafficking is a modern-day slavery, involving victims who are forced, defrauded or coerced into labor or sexual exploitation. An estimated 293,000 U.S. children are at risk of being exploited and trafficked. Des Moines University is holding a series of events to bring awareness to the issue. On Wednesday, October 1, DMU is partnering with […]

— Jordan Bahnsen

Laura A. L’Heureux, D.O.’92, FACOOG

In 2013, Laura L’Heureux became the first physician in the United States to be board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology as well as sleep medicine. Earlier in her career, she was a staff obstetrician/gynecologist performing surgery and deliveries at Cigna’s Thunderbird Banner and Arrowhead hospitals in the Phoenix area. She then went into private practice in Glendale, AZ, […]

— Alumni Relations

Richard J. Kessler, D.O.’72

Richard Kessler participated in an Oxford-style debate at the 15th annual congress of the International Neuropsychoanalysis Society in New York City on July 25, 2014. He also was appointed the North American liaison to the society. Kessler is chief medical officer for ACLD Health Services Center, Bethpage, NY, a nonprofit agency that provides many supports […]

— Alumni Relations

Hunter J. Hansen, D.O.’84

On May 29, 2014, Hunter Hansen became the owner and medical director of the Carolina Men’s Clinic (CMC) in Charlotte, NC. Dr. Hansen started working as a staff physician at CMC on Feb. 24, 2014. The clinic focuses on sexual health for men.

— Alumni Relations

Mark S. Cantieri, D.O.’81

Mark Cantieri was re-elected to the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Board of Trustees. This is his second term on the board. A board-certified osteopathic manipulative medicine specialist and a fellow of the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO), Cantieri is the chief executive officer of Corrective Care, PC, in Mishawaka, IN. He’s also a clinical assistant […]

— Alumni Relations

Loren D. Brown, D.O.’74

After 35 years in the practice of hematology/oncology, Loren Brown retired in late 2013. A lifelong resident of Des Moines, he relocated to Charlotte, NC, for family. Brown also was adjunct professor of medicine at DMU and taught portions of the hematology course throughout his career.

— Alumni Relations