In February, while the rest of us were settling in with a mug of cocoa and a Stieg Larsson novel, Eric Johnson, PA-C’98, marched 350 miles on foot to traverse the forests, rivers and mountain passes of Alaska’s Iditarod Trail – for the fifth time.
This is the first in a series of articles addressing the critical issue of medical care delivery capacity and utilization in the United States. Richard Belloff is an assistant professor in DMU’s master of health care administration program and a former managed care company CEO.
DMU alumnus Karl Disque shares his experiences treating patients in Ethiopia with tireless colleagues, a lot of creativity and never a dull moment.
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.
The DMU Reunion June 17-18 brought together friends old and new. They met DMU’s new president, shared fond memories, explored campus and even delivered a “baby.”
Lee Rogers, D.P.M., accepts the Rising Star Award from Kathleen Stone, D.P.M., president of the American Podiatric Medical Association, presented at the APMA House of Delegates meeting in April.
The president, president-elect and vice president of the Iowa Osteopathic Medical Association (IOMA), elected at the organization’s 113th annual conference this spring, are DMU graduates. IOMA also selected a DMU graduate and faculty member as its 2011 Physician of the Year.
We are aging – not just as individuals or communities but also as a world. This “gray tsunami”is both a medical and public health success story and a certain source of numerous challenges for our planet.