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Susan L. Beck, D.O.’84, FACOS

Six leaders join DMU Board of Trustees

They’re a diverse group of leaders in health care, justice and business, but the six new members of the DMU Board of Trustees all share a commitment to the advancement of the University.

Fall/Winter 2011, The Pulse
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We want to hear from you

Des Moines University is seeking comments about the University from alumni and the public in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. DMU will host a visit Jan. 30-Feb. 1, 2012, by a team representing the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

Fall/Winter 2011, The Pulse
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Luke Mortensen, Ph.D.

DMU prof lands international appointment

Luke Mortensen, Ph.D., professor of physiology and pharmacology, was elected to the board of the International Association of Medical Science Educators, a nonprofit society that works to ensure science educators have the most current information and skills they need to teach future medical practitioners.

Fall/Winter 2011, The Pulse
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Portrait brings profits

A painting of the founder of osteopathic medicine, produced and provided by a DMU professor, pulled in $1,000 to support the activities of medical student leaders.

Fall/Winter 2011, The Pulse
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Robert “Bob” Kreamer, D.O. ’56, FACOI

DMU mourns alumnus, trustee

Inspired by his professors to pursue the highest levels of intellectual attainment and professional integrity, Robert “Bob” Kreamer gave back to his medical alma mater as a physician, osteopathic leader and a member of the DMU Board of Trustees for nearly two decades.

Fall/Winter 2011, The Pulse
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Keep in mind: 10 tips for brain wellness

We have good reason to worry about losing mental function as we age. According to Alzheimer’s Disease International, in 2010 an estimated 35.6 million people worldwide were living with dementia, a number that is expected to nearly double every 20 years. But don’t despair, advises Robert Bender Jr., M.D.

Fall/Winter 2011, The Pulse
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