By easing pain, improving function and increasing mobility, osteopathic manual medicine offers clear benefits to athletes.
Des Moines University’s 110th commencement was a mixture of joy, excitement and sadness over the loss of a DMU friend.
Joseph “Papa Joe” McNerney, D.O.’37, was a pioneer in internal medicine and a practitioner, lecturer and teacher for more than 50 years. His deep commitment to patient care, osteopathic medicine and medical education inspired and enhanced decades’ worth of students, interns, residents and fellow physicians.
The Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) honors select medical students, residents, physician teachers and others for “demonstrated excellence in clinical care, leadership, compassion and dedication to service” – in a word, humanism.
Delivering health care in a third-world country can test any provider’s mettle. Heather Fowler has shown hers is made of steel.
This DMU grad gives new meaning to the phrase, “abs (and everything else) of steel.”
Orthopedic surgeon, Ironman, endurance athlete, triathlete, team doctor, sports medicine symposium leader and father, Gerardo Goldberger says, “Multi-tasking is second nature.”
Thomas Selznick, D.O.’81, dearly loves being a doctor. The family physician in Livonia, MI, doesn’t mind the stress or long hours. He gives patients his cell phone number and always answers when they call.