Robert A. Dompkosky, D.O.’95

Dompkosky joined the medical staff of Wilkes-Barre General Hospital in Wilkes Barre, PA, in December 2012 and is practicing internal …

Lee A. Kirsch, D.O.’07

Kirsch joined Mercy Clinic Primary Care in Oklahoma City as a family medicine physician. He completed an OB/GYN residency at …

Fear and loathing at the fiscal cliff

The many consequences unfurling from the legislation that kept the nation from falling over the fiscal cliff last week include …

Do extra pounds make you live longer?

Recent research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association sounds like the perfect post-holiday gift to anyone who …

Friday recipe: blueberry crumble

Colder weather, especially on weekends, turns my culinary inclinations to heartier breakfasts. Sorry to admit that I prefer to indulge …

Alumni spotlight: Kelly L. Check, D.P.M.’99

Background information I am originally from southern Indiana. I work at Story Medical Center in Nevada, IA, and have been …

Research Symposium follow-up

The 2012 Des Moines University Research Symposium was held December 6, 2012. It was another successful year with a great …

Anatomy word of the month: bursa

A bursa, Latin for a little bag or purse, is a closed fluid-filled sack that is typically found in places …