Branstad, Franklin to discuss public health strategies

This year the theme for National Public Health Week, April 2-8, is A healthier America begins today: join the movement! …

International service opportunity in Honduras for DMU alumni

The Global Health department has received information about an upcoming medical service opportunity in Honduras. The trip is a partnership …

Alumni spotlight: Kevin R. Emge, D.O.’86, FACOOG

I have been section chief of anesthesiology at Grinnell Regional Medical Center in Grinnell, IA, for the past four years. Prior to that I was an obstetrician/gynecologist in private practice in Des Moines as well as an associate professor of ob/gyn at Des Moines University. Meeting new patients prior to surgery and working with them as a team to go through [...]

President Franklin reflects on past year

As I reflect on the past year, my first year as president of Des Moines University, I have come to …

CME opportunities for alumni, community

Des Moines University Continuing Medical Education (DMU CME) continues to provide countless opportunities for alumni and community members to earn CME …

International service opportunity in India for DMU alumni

The Global Health Department has received information about an upcoming medical service opportunity in India. The Logos Medical Mission group …

CHS launches revamped MHA curriculum

For nearly three decades, Des Moines University has given students real-world preparation to advance or change their careers as leaders …

Megan M. Foster, D.P.T.’11, and Ryne L. Foster, D.P.T.’09

Foster (maiden name Augustin) and Foster were married on September 3, 2011. Megan is a physical therapist with Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn, …

Alumni spotlight: Kyle T. Pearson, D.P.M., M.H.A.’11

I attended Luther College in Decorah, IA. My favorite part of my job/residency is acquiring new cutting-edge techniques and knowledge about the medical, podiatric and orthopedic fields on a daily basis. While training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, residents receive top-quality on- and off-service rotations in which we work side by side with residents and attending [...]

Alumni spotlight: Bruce A. Scudday, D.P.M.’89

After graduating from UOMHS, I completed podiatric surgical residency programs in St. Louis, MO, and Dallas, TX. I briefly practiced in Dallas before establishing a private practice in El Paso, TX, in 1995. I received certifications in foot surgery from the American Board of Podiatric Surgery in August 1998 and in reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery [...]

Alumni spotlight: Traci A. Bush, D.H.S., M.S.P.T.’95

I am a licensed occupational therapist (University of Missouri-Columbia) and physical therapist (DMU). I have worked in both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation settings and currently practice as a PRN therapist in the DMU PT Clinic. I joined DMU in 1997 as the manager of the DMU PT Clinic and part-time faculty member in the DMU MSPT Program. I am currently [...]

Alumni spotlight: Mitchell D. Kuhl, D.O.’01

I completed an orthopedic surgery residency in Toledo, OH, (2001-06) and an orthopedic trauma fellowship in Indianapolis, IN (2006-07). Fixing challenging fractures and getting people back to their previous activities. Meeting my wife. DMU has been such a positive influence in my life. I feel lucky to be given the wonderful opportunity to become an osteopathic [...]