A long career of creating opportunities for others

Back in the 1970s, when opportunities for advanced, high-quality training were still limited for osteopathic physicians, David Susser, D.O.’75, MACOI, helped create a haven for graduate medical students in addition to establishing his stellar career.

The lasting legacy of a medical legend

Roger Anderson, D.O.’42, FACOS, has devoted his career and life to giving – via health care, professional leadership, community service and more. His impact is similarly significant and enduring at DMU.

War suffering inspires symbol of sacrifice

You may recognize those little red plastic poppies, typically distributed on Memorial Day, as a way to remember and honor those who died in service to their country. You might not know, however, this symbol of the ultimate sacrifice was created by an osteopathic physician.

Saving lives changes a career

As a DMU osteopathic medical student, Nick Bechtold was all set to apply for otolaryngology residency. That was before an action-packed, four-week rotation in South Africa put him on a completely different path.

A great escape, with purpose and passion

A golf injury led Paul Rein, D.O.’72, to trade running for bicycling, which led to a charitable and epic adventure – riding his bicycle from the Pacific to the Atlantic coasts to raise funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

DMU launches new reunion tradition

Silver and gold, respectively, commemorate 25-year and 50-year anniversaries. That’s a great model for DMU’s new reunion tradition: In May, reunion and commencement activities will be united in a special weekend celebration, with milestone 25- and 50-year alumni adorned in silver and gold.

DMU alumnus named Wisconsin PA of the Year

His patients and colleagues sing the praises of DMU graduate Robert Birk, but he says he’s simply doing what he wants – being a small-town care provider in the county where he grew up.

Leaping into life on the nation’s last frontier

Stretching his horizons physically, professionally and personally was what physical therapist Gio Villanueva was seeking when he moved to Alaska. There he discovered the environment presents as many challenges as do his patients’ conditions.

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