A powerful force behind muscle energy

Sara “Sally” Sutton, D.O.’53, has treated thousands of patients and taught hundreds of osteopathic medical students in her career, but she also played a historic role in promoting and perpetuating the art of touch.

A diet for disaster?

At the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, 4,700 people packed the Varied Industries Building to celebrate that much-maligned yet even more-loved meat: bacon. Was that just good fried fun or a sign of our epically bad eating?

Weighty Issues

Our out-of-whack eating and rising rates of obesity and chronic disease underscore the important role that health care providers, leaders and educators can play in counseling patients and creating programs that combat unhealthy fat. Members of the DMU community are responding.

Building a record of research success

Six years ago, the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery launched a strategic plan to foster research. That effort is now reaping rewards and generating new knowledge.

A life lived fully, joyfully

Whether she was teaching students, making anatomical models at midnight, enjoying time with family and friends or handing out hugs, Marjean Tryon Reed left a legacy of how to live.

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