Anatomical Visualization Tools Inspire Clinical Understanding

Kenneth Hisley, Ph.D., a faculty member in DMU anatomy department, is manipulating a human torso to reveal the thoracic cavity of a human subject – slicing it horizontally, observing the lungs and thorax obliquely to show the spatial relationshipsof the heart chambers, right and left ventricles, in relation to a lesion. Hisley, whose academic interests…

Featured, Summer 2010, Tech Connections
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F.R. 'Fritz' Nordengren, M.P.H.

Does technology connect or isolate us?

What social connections mean about the way we teach our students The Internet and mobile connectivity have increased the number of tools to communicate and build social connections. From the 1981 AT&T slogan “Reach out and touch someone” to Twitter’s “What’s happening?”, these tools have promised to improve our quality of life. The growth of…

Summer 2010, Tech Connections
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Grooming the next generation

You might say R. Tim Yoho, D.P.M., FACFAS, dean of the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, is looking for his replacement. Long-term, that is.

Summer 2010, The Pulse

Oh the humanity!

The Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) honors select medical students, residents, physician teachers and others for “demonstrated excellence in clinical care, leadership, compassion and dedication to service” – in a word, humanism.

Summer 2010, Viewpoint

Glanton Dinner to honor former Gov. Robert Ray

For these and other worthy acts, Ray will be honored at DMU’s Glanton Scholarship Dinner Oct. 14 at the Meadows at Prairie Meadows, Altoona, IA.

Summer 2010, The Pulse
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Student celebrates reason to smile

A second-year podiatric medicine student undergoes heart surgery.

Summer 2010, The Pulse

New award honors “Papa Joe” McNerney, excellence in internal medicine

Joseph “Papa Joe” McNerney, D.O.’37, was a pioneer in internal medicine and a practitioner, lecturer and teacher for more than 50 years. His deep commitment to patient care, osteopathic medicine and medical education inspired and enhanced decades’ worth of students, interns, residents and fellow physicians.

Summer 2010, The Pulse
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Osteopathic champion earns top AAO honor

Alum Boyd Buser earns the 2010 Andrew Taylor Still Medallion of Honor, the highest award conferred by the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO).

Alumni News, Summer 2010