(Des Moines, Iowa) — Glenna Ewing, Ed.D., of Des Moines recently joined Des Moines University as associate dean for academic quality and medical education research. She was previously with Northcentral Technical College in Wisconsin.
(Des Moines, Iowa) — George Bradley Klock, D.O., of Des Moines recently joined Des Moines University as chairman of the Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Department. Dr. Klock was previously in private practice in Scottsdale, Az.
Gov. Tommy Thompson to kick-off health forum series Thursday (Des Moines, IA) –– In an effort to shine a spotlight on health and wellness issues in Iowa, eight local medical organizations have partnered to create ‘A Healthy Discussion.’ A series of forums with presidential candidates, A Healthy Discussion will focus on issues important to local […]
(Des Moines, IA) – On May 18, Des Moines University will honor 72 Iowans who donated their bodies to further medical education. The family of each donor, the DMU community and the public is invited to remember each donor and recognize each generous gift. “We are indebted to these individuals that donated their body for […]
The College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery has received the maximum years of reaccreditation from the Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME). The Council found the College to be in compliance with all accreditation standards and requirements for podiatric medical colleges. A comprehensive site visit occurred in the fall of 2006.
(Des Moines, IA) – Des Moines University’s Robert Yoho, D.P.M., dean of the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, was recently elected vice chair, or chair-elect, of the Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME). CPME is the accreditation body for podiatric colleges, residency programs, fellowships and continuing medical education. Dr. Yoho was also recently appointed […]
(Des Moines, IA) – More than 200 volunteers will band together in Des Moines this week, donating time and supplies for a complete renovation of the Margaret Cramer Clinic, a member of the Free Clinics of Iowa network. “The Margaret Cramer Clinic is a free medical clinic that began in 1996 in the basement of […]
Watch Des Moines University students show off lesser-known skills, raise money for “Shoes That Fit” (Des Moines, IA) – Tonight’s show at Des Moines University will include a harmonica-playing physician, mandolin player, juggler, viola, guitar and piano performances, some lip synching acts, poetry reading and even a traditional Indian song performance. Admission is only $5 […]
(Des Moines, IA) – As sponsor and host, Des Moines University is proud to support the AIDS Project of Central Iowa’s annual walk/run on April 14. “This event raises awareness of HIV/AIDS in central Iowa and honors friends and family members who are living with, or had lived with HIV/AIDS,” explained Luke H. Mortensen, Ph.D., […]
(Des Moines, IA) – Des Moines University encourages students, staff and faculty to be well-informed on many topics. To this end, the University will offer two free educational presentations about the Holocaust. The public is also invited to attend. “Exposure to a variety of cultures, religions, beliefs and histories is part of the DMU curriculum […]
(Des Moines, IA) – With the support of Des Moines University, the Veterans Affairs (VA) Central Iowa Health Care System created a department of podiatric medicine. Formerly under the umbrella of the orthopedic department, the new foot and ankle division will be headed by section chief Dr. Scot Freschi, D.P.M., FACFAS, assistant professor of podiatric […]
(Des Moines, IA) – Does the swimsuit season loom ominously? Do you need to stretch your muscles before hitting the trails on foot or bike? The upcoming Pilates course at Des Moines University (DMU) can help get you ready. Kari Smith, D.P.T., is a trained Pilates instructor and physical therapist at DMU. She will teach […]
(Des Moines, IA) – If current medical and health care research interests you, plan to attend the fourth annual Des Moines University Student Research Symposium on April 5. Des Moines University (DMU) will host the symposium from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Olsen Medical Education Center, 3200 Grand Avenue. The event is free and […]
Thank you to all those who helped out with our first Discover DMU Day on campus. The event with a big hit with over 50 people in attendance and many helpful students, faculty and staff making sure that things ran great for those learning more about DMU and our programs. The demos were well received by […]
(Des Moines, Iowa) — Jill Frerichs, D.P.M., of Clive recently joined Des Moines University as a podiatric physician and faculty member. She was previously with Eastside Foot & Ankle in Columbus, Ohio. She is a 2001 Des Moines University graduate.