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The College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery (CPMS) at Des Moines University is America’s center of excellence for innovative podiatric education, research and community service. The college was the first podiatry school to be affiliated with an academic health science center and is one of nine podiatric medical schools in the nation.
The scope of podiatric medicine goes beyond foot care by emphasizing the importance of the foot to a person’s overall health and well-being.
The Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery is accredited by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education. Accreditation is an indication of public approbation, attesting to the quality of the podiatric medical education program and the continued commitment of the institution to support the educational program. The Council is recognized as the professional institutional accrediting agency for podiatric medical education by the U. S. Department of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. For further information, please contact the Council on Podiatric Medical Education at the following address: Council on Podiatric Medical Education, 9312 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD 20814.
The DMU Board of Trustees welcomed three new members in 2014 and will add two more in March. At its December 2014 meeting, the board approved the appointments of Marcia Grassman Hammers, B.H.A.’88, R.N., FAHM, CHC, and Nicki Nigro, D.P.M.’89, FACFAS. Hammers is a senior health care consultant at Wellmark Inc., Blue Cross and Blue Shield […]
Jared Maker, a third-year resident at Western Pennsylvania Hospital, was among the authors of research published online last June in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, titled “Mechanical Comparison of Cortical Screw Fixation versus Locking Plate Fixation in First Metatarsal Base Osteotomy.” Lead authors were Kevin Smith, D.P.M.’95, Ph.D., FACFAS, associate dean for clinical affairs […]
Noah Oliver, a third-year resident at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, VA, was among the authors of research published online last June in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, titled “Mechanical Comparison of Cortical Screw Fixation versus Locking Plate Fixation in First Metatarsal Base Osteotomy.” Lead authors were Kevin Smith, D.P.M.’95, Ph.D., FACFAS, associate […]