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Sensible steps toward a better health care system

Amid uncertainty about changes rendered by the Affordable Care Act, it could shift our nation’s focus from a disease-centered health care system to one with greater emphasis on preventive care – an approach in alignment with osteopathic medicine.

Fall 2012, Viewpoint
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Gerald Haas, D.O.’80, center, with DMU osteopathic medical students Nina Schiroo, David Gantz, Jennifer Davison, Meghan Young, Brett Henderson, Matthew Yauch, Ashley Davenport, Lucas Mihalovich, Kevin Moore and Michael Holyoak.

DMU alumnus, students keep kids in sports for three decades

Keeping Albia, IA, school kids in athletic activities takes a team: of coaches, medical staff and a group of DMU students led by an alumnus deeply committed to his community.

Fall 2012, The Pulse
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Three DMU researchers awarded an Iowa Science Foundation grant

Funds from the foundation will support faculty research into the herpes simplex virus, the effects of boric acid on yeasts and the neuroanatomical features underlying behavior of large-brained social animals.

Fall 2012, The Pulse
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Army in Sim Lab

Army hospital salutes DMU’s sim center

Several years ago, DMU’s Iowa Simulation Center for Patient Safety and Clinical Skills made a commitment to enhance the training of U.S. military medics, nurses and providers of the 4224th U.S. Army Hospital (USAH). Over the past three years, 60 combat medics have acquired in the sim center more than 2,500 of their 4,500 hours…

Fall 2012, The Pulse
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During her tour and observation of DMU’s Iowa Simulation Center, Kosovo President Atifete Jahjaga pauses to pose with DMU students John Kuckelman, D.O.’14; Daniel Dodge, D.O.’13; Craig Schuring, D.O.’13; Kari McClintick, PA’13; and Layhla Aslani, PA’13.

Kosovo president tours DMU

A visit by the first female and youngest president of Kosovo could lead to further relationships between the European nation and Iowa, including with DMU.

Fall 2012, The Pulse
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Gov's Volunteer Award

DMU Clinic presented Governor’s Volunteer Award

The DMU Clinic was recognized for its commitment to a program that helps Iowans make informed decisions about Medicare and other health coverage.

Fall 2012, The Pulse
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Anil K. Sahai, D.O.'79, Ph.D., FACP

DMU mourns distinguished alumnus, trustee

DMU and Iowa lost a great leader, physician, inventor and citizen with the passing of Anil K. Sahai, D.O.’79, Ph.D., FACP.

Fall 2012, The Pulse
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