Alumni spotlight: Sean T. Grambart, D.P.M.’01

I have a degree in biomedical science from St. Cloud State University. After graduating with from DMU in 2001 I completed a surgical residency with the Northwest Podiatric Surgical residency program in Seattle, WA, and graduated in 2004. I completed an AO fellowship in Dresden, Germany, in 2003. I am a foot and ankle surgeon for a large multi-specialty group [...]

Alumni spotlight: Troy D. Ivey, D.O.’89

I was born in Perry, IA. I received my B.S. from Iowa State University before attending DMU. I completed my surgical training at Loyola University in Chicago and Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI. I have practiced as a general surgeon in Storm Lake for 15 years. I first met my wife on the campus of DMU when she was visiting a friend for the weekend. We have four children [...]

Alumni spotlight: Jami S. Haberl, M.P.H., M.H.A.’03

Upon graduation from Iowa State University in community health education, I started my career at the American Cancer Society in St. Paul, MN. From there I moved back to Iowa to earn my degrees at DMU while working at the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH). At IDPH I was introduced to the world of public health and healthcare preparedness. I took a short break and [...]

Alumni spotlight: Cynthia L. Swoyer, M.P.H.’07

B.S., University of Iowa, 1977; M.P.H., Des Moines University 2007. I am a bereavement counselor at Hospice of Central Iowa in Des Moines, IA. I counsel family members, friends, staff after the death of a loved one; facilitate grief groups throughout the metro on a monthly basis; offer memorial services to metro nursing facilities; offer memorial services quarterly at Bright [...]