The Phoenix Physician

DMU students are great leaders and volunteers on campus, in the community and in professional organizations. In that category are …

Friday recipe: Mexican sweet potato and black bean salad

I was among last December’s participants in one of our wellness center’s many incentive programs, Maintain Don’t Gain. I found …

Girls to scrub in for surgery, perform science experiments March 2 at DMU

Metro area girls will don surgical gowns, handle human organs and partake in exciting chemistry experiments at Des Moines University’s …

Be mine

It’s February 14 – Valentine’s Day. Smell the roses, nibble some chocolate and check out some fun facts about this …

Annual Foot & Ankle Surgery Symposium canceled

Due to scheduling issues, the Fifth Annual Des Moines University Foot & Ankle Surgery Symposium has been canceled. The event …

Wordless Wednesday: DMU heart hunt

[Where on campus can this heart be found?]

Robin W. Barnett, D.O.’91

Barnett has been installed as president of the Iowa Academy of Family Physicians, a statewide professional association comprised of doctors …

Stephen N. Van Roekel, D.O.’99, FACEP, FAAEM

Van Roekel was named facility medical director of First Choice Emergency Room’s new Austin Arboretum location in Austin, TX. He …

Kevin M. McCann, D.P.M., M.H.A.’09

McCann completed a foot and ankle surgery residency at the Franciscan Foot and Ankle Institute in Federal Way, WA, and joined …

Lena Gowring, D.O.’08

Gowring began a dermatology residency at Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center in San Antonio, TX, in July 2012.

Shirley G. Ellacer, D.P.T.’11

Ellacer welcomed a healthy baby boy, Elias Benjamin Javelona, on April 19, 2012. She is a physical therapist in Ocala, …

Sujoy Bose, D.P.T.’10

Bose became board-certified in cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy in 2012. He is a faculty member at Wayne State University …