Mark-cardio lab assistant

Great minds, new discoveries

DMU is working strategically to guide and grow its research enterprise, an ongoing effort much like research itself. Building knowledge in four areas of emphasis – cardiovascular sciences, movement science, public health and pedagogy in the health sciences – will likely benefit students, patients and entire populations.

Spring 2013, The Pulse
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A mover (literally) and shaker in DMU’s history

Throughout Roger Senty’s years as a student and faculty member at the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, now DMU, its leaders had talked about upgrading and relocating the institution. He ultimately was the one who got the job done.

Spring 2013

The Phoenix physician

With all the discoveries that have remarkably advanced medical care, we have a delivery system characterized by a shortage of primary care physicians, high expenditures on chronic disease and pressure to improve efficiencies and access. The “Phoenix Physician” must rise out of the ashes of this outdated system.

Spring 2013
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Missing Mali

Recent political violence in Mali could only make life more difficult in one of the planet’s poorest nations. It also put on hold the much-needed medical and public health services of Medicine for Mali (MFM), which MFM board member and DMU Assistant Professor Laura Delaney says “breaks my heart.”

Spring 2013, The Pulse

My miracle on Grand Avenue

In 1972, extreme back pain left U.S. Ambassador Kenneth Quinn, Ph.D., paralyzed and prone on the floor in a remote province in the Mekong Delta of South Vietnam. He found relief during a $15 exam at Des Moines University.

My Turn, Spring 2013
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Alumnus climbs mountains to help teens overcome obstacles

To help transform the lives of kids in need, Brandon Kibby, D.O.’97, climbs mountains – literally. This year, he’d like your help.

Alumni News, Spring 2013
Stacie Kasper

A destiny discovered on the farm

“Love of the land” is one reason Stacie Kasper, D.O.’12, wants to practice rural medicine. She’s also motivated by the opportunity to be a physician, counselor, teacher and advocate for her patients, the chance to become a community leader and the lasting relationships she’ll form with those in her care.

Spring 2013, View Point