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Coated in compassion

At the White Coat Ceremony every August, students in DMU’s clinical programs don this symbol of professional excellence as hundreds of family members, friends and DMU community members watch with pride and expectation. Donors play a big role, too, by

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Treasured DMU Traditions

As vice president of the DMU Student Government  Association (SGA) during her second year in the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences (UOMHS), now DMU, Katie Nelson Martin, D.O.’00, set as one of her goals to bring to the University a program

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The white coat

The White Coat Ceremony was initiated at DMU more than 10 years ago to encourage professionalism, scientific excellence and compassionate health care. More than any other symbol, the white coat signifies the excellence and caring demanded of those entering the

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A big kiss for a white coat

This photo captures two experiences to treasure: first, the donning of a white coat; second, a child’s loving kiss. Two-year-old Katherine Rose Cloos planted a well-deserved wet one on her father, Michael Cloos, at the University’s White Coat Ceremony in August, under the fond gaze of his mother-in-law, Christine Asbury.

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