Friday recipe: Super Bowl snacks, Part I

We Americans don’t need many excuses to put out a spread of food. It wouldn’t be Valentine’s Day without pounds of chocolate. The Fourth of July inspires red, white and blue fruit pizza. Thanksgiving is almost all about the food (and Black Friday). The December holidays are loaded with celebratory eating, drinking, candy canes, cookies, […]

— Barb Boose

Jennifer Crimmins, M.H.A.’07

Crimmins was promoted to vice president of health center operations and administrator of the Tompkins Health Center at Friendship Haven in Fort Dodge, IA. Crimmins had served as vice president and assistant administrator of the health center since March 2012. She recently completed all practicum requirements and successfully tested for her home administrator’s license. She is also […]

— Anna Hudson

Don’t pass up the chance

Each summer Des Moines University hosts its Health Professions Advanced Summer Scholars (Health P.A.S.S.) program. The program is geared toward rising sophomores and juniors from populations underrepresented in medicine and health care, including under-represented minority, low-income and/or first-generation college students. The program provides participants with perspectives on what it is like to be a student […]

— Katie Pearce

Anne M. Wadle, M.H.A.’00

Wadle was appointed to be a financial representative by Northwestern Mutual in Mason City, IA, and is associated with Northwestern Mutual-The Funk Group of Waterloo, IA. Previously, she was a continuous improvement specialist at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa in Mason City, where she resides with her husband, Mike, and two children, Kaden, 16, and Faith, […]

— Anna Hudson

Kim E. Burke, D.O.’05

Burke and her husband, Patrick, welcomed a new baby, Zachary Tyler, on Sept. 8, 2012. He joins big sisters Kassidy, 4, and Mackenzie, 2. Burke is in her second year of an anesthesiology residency at Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, VA.

— Anna Hudson