Des Moines University welcomes Deborah Robinson

Des Moines, Iowa) — Deborah K. Robinson of Des Moines, Iowa recently joined Des Moines University as the University scheduling coordinator. She was formerly an administrative assistant at the Iowa Association of School Boards in Des Moines.

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Des Moines University welcomes Katie Mick

(Des Moines, Iowa) — Katie Mick of Newton, Iowa recently joined Des Moines University as an accounting associate. She was previously employed as an accounts receivable analyst at Iowa Telecom in Newton, Iowa.

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Des Moines University welcomes Abby Rierson

(Des Moines, Iowa) — Abby Rierson of Ankeny recently joined Des Moines University as a wellness assistant in the new Wellness Center. She was previously a wellness intern at Des Moines University while attending the University of Iowa.

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Des Moines University welcomes Kay Courtade

(Des Moines, Iowa) — Kay Courtade of West Des Moines, Iowa recently joined Des Moines University as the director of sponsored programs. She was formerly the director of sponsored programs at Maharishi University of Management in Fairfield, Iowa.

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International sleep apnea expert to speak at DMU

Des Moines University will host an international medical expert on June 12 for a sleep apnea seminar. The free event, while geared for health care workers, is open to the public.   ‘Ambulatory Home Diagnostics for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: An Interdisciplinary Model,’ co-hosted by Adel’s evo Medical Solutions, highlights Giora Pillar, M.D., D.Sc., from Haifa, […]

— Courtney Tompkins

Commencement to include 341 grads, NY Gov. George Pataki

(Des Moines, IA) –Des Moines University (DMU) will award degrees to 341 graduates at its 106th commencement exercises on Saturday, May 27, 2006 at 10 a.m. at the Polk County Convention Complex, 501 Grand Avenue in Des Moines. Students will receive a Doctor of Osteopathy, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Master in […]

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Carlisle woman chosen as DMU’s CHS Alumna Of The Year

(Des Moines, IA) – Carlisle’s Sue Schooler, PA-C, was voted Des Moines University’s College of Health Science (CHS) Alumna of the Year in April. She graduated from Des Moines University’s College of Health Sciences in 1992 and now lectures at the school on dermatology. Nominations were solicited and the CHS Alumni Council chose to present […]

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Great careers await DMU grads

CNNMoney favored several careers often filled by Des Moines University grads for the recent “Best Jobs in America” report. With a Physician Assistant Program, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine program and programs in Public Health and Health Care Administration, Des Moines University prepares students for five of the nation’s top jobs. […]

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Mohrhauser joins Des Moines University

Frances Mohrhauser joins Des Moines University (Des Moines, Iowa) — Frances Lei Mohrhauser of Ankeny recently joined Des Moines University as a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA). She was previously employed as a CMA with Mercy Beaverdale Clinic in Des Moines.

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Faiferlick joins Des Moines University

Kristin Faiferlick joins Des Moines University (Des Moines, Iowa) — Kristin Faiferlick of Waukee recently joined Des Moines University as a Radiologic Technologist. She was previously employed as an MRI Technologist with HealthSouth Open MRI in Des Moines.

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Don't miss this if you're interested in medical research

(Des Moines, IA) – If current medical and health care research interests you, plan to attend the third annual Des Moines University Student Research Symposium on April 17. Des Moines University will host the public and students from area colleges and universities for the symposium from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Olsen Medical Education […]

— Courtney Tompkins

Des Moines University Variety Show to benefit children

(Des Moines, IA) – If your perception of a proper medical student includes glasses and a thick textbook, you’ll be surprised to see Des Moines University students juggling, belly dancing and singing on stage on March 31. All for a good cause, the second annual Des Moines University Variety Show is organized by the Pediatric […]

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April 14 osteoporosis event cancelled

(Des Moines, IA) – Des Moines University’s Friday seminar series session “Recent advances in the treatment of osteoporosis” has been cancelled. This event was originally scheduled for April 14, then rescheduled for May 19. Due to difficulties with the presenter’s schedule, this event will not be rescheduled. Staff at Des Moines University regret the confusion. […]

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McAlpin joines Des Moines University

Monica McAlpin joins Des Moines University (Des Moines, Iowa) — Monica McAlpin of Norwalk recently joined Des Moines University as a Purchasing Administrator. She was previously employed with a local medical supply company. She is a 1996 alum of Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska.

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DMU offers Pilates classes to public

(Des Moines, IA) – The public can now benefit from Pilates classes taught by Des Moines University’s Kari Smith, D.P.T. Recently opened to the community, each session will be taught by Smith, a Des Moines University physical therapist who trained as a Pilates instructor at the All-American Pilates Institute in Florida. “Pilates suits all ages and […]

— Courtney Tompkins

DMU offers Friday Seminar Series to public

(Des Moines, IA) – Des Moines University’s Friday seminar series with health experts is now open to you too. Classes meet each Friday from February 10 through May 12, 2006 from noon until 1 p.m in room 115 of the Des Moines University Student Education Center, 3300 Grand Avenue in Des Moines. Most sessions focus […]

— Courtney Tompkins

2006 Mini Medical School registration now available

What’s the difference between junk science and real science? Want to learn more about alternative medicine or how to deal with the creaks and groans associated with aging? Whether you love science or are just interested in your health, Des Moines University’s Mini Medical School will explain various health-related issues in a way that is […]

— Courtney Tompkins

DMU Receives $130,200 from MidAmerican for Energy Conservation

On December 15, 2005, MidAmerican Energy representatives presented a check in the amount of $130,200 to Des Moines University. This monetary award is for energy conservation improvements initiated by Des Moines University during the construction of the Student Education Center. The Student Center design team spent $215,000 for improvements beyond those called for by the Iowa State Energy […]

— Courtney Tompkins