Alumnus promotes high tech in keeping the high touch in health care

S. Vincent Grasso, D.O.’91, M.S.I.S., M.B.A., strives to give clinicians an invaluable new tool in providing health care that’s truly high-quality, hands-on and patient-centered: artificial intelligence (AI). The surgeon, solution/software architect and medical informaticist is the global practice lead in …

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Raising the next crop of rural care providers

Roy Fell, D.O.’54, devoted his career to making house calls, managing his bustling clinic and being on hospital call up to four nights a week, all while working to recruit more physicians to his rural Iowa community. How will we fill the professional shoes of such dedicated practitioners?

Perseverance pays off

Dana Jacob Messenger, D.O.’04, knew she wanted to be a doctor since elementary school, when her mother, Joan Jacob, found her dissecting a grasshopper with a box cutter. She and her husband, Andy, also knew they wanted to have children. Perseverance made both goals possible.

What they did this summer

No relaxing beach time for these high-achievers: Five DMU students spent their summer conducting research, producing reports and planning programs and events for the World Health Organization and one of its public health agencies, the Pan American Health Organization. Their experiences further ignited their professional passions.

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