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2011 Alumni of the Year

They treat patients, teach, mentor DMU students and colleagues, and in general make our world better: Meet the 2011 DMU Alumni of the Year.

Alumni News, Summer 2011
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DMU student Phong Trac, wearing the red feathered bird head, top right, and his teammates constructed a super soapbox that conquered the Red Bull ramp, left, and finished second in the crazy competition.

Flying feathered fun

A DMU student and his team’s video game-inspired soapbox triumphed this spring in the wackiest event on wheels.

Summer 2011, The Pulse
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Surgery by cell phone light still inspires

DMU alumnus Karl Disque shares his experiences treating patients in Ethiopia with tireless colleagues, a lot of creativity and never a dull moment.

DMU Profile, Summer 2011
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Joel Post and wife on Global Brigades trip

Serving patients with great need and even greater gratitude

Joel Post says a service trip he took as a DMU student to Mali, Africa, changed his outlook on medicine. Now a graduate, he recently rekindled the experience with a DMU group in Honduras.

DMU Profile, Summer 2011
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Man on a mission: DMU student Matthew Treat runs in the world's oldest annual marathon.

Bustin’ out in Boston

In this competition, Matthew Treat was perfectly happy placing 291st. In fact, he was happy just to get in the race. A student in DMU’s physician assistant program and president of his class, Treat was among 26,907 runners to compete in the Boston Marathon in April.

Summer 2011, The Pulse
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President Angela Walker Franklin, Ph.D. and James A. Grekin, D.O.'62, MACOI

Want to make a difference in health care? Here’s how

DMU alumni and friends have an exciting opportunity to tackle health care’s many challenges, says DMU Board Chair James Grekin, D.O.’62, MACOI.

Summer 2011, View Point
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DMU student earns American Lung Association award

Laura Hoffman was an eight-year-old kid at summer camp the first time she was offered a cigarette. She turned it down. As a teen, she watched her mother struggle with – and succeed in – quitting smoking. She’s now helping others kick the habit as a volunteer with the American Lung Association.

Summer 2011, View Point
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Prestigious award fuels grad’s global health passion

Jenell Stewart helped build a bakery in Ghana as a Peace Corps member and served an internship with the World Health Organization last summer. She’s now embarked on a new adventure that she says feels like winning “the global health lottery.”

Summer 2011, The Pulse
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