Provider Profile: Meet Dr. Shannon Petersen

Name: Shannon Petersen, P.T., D.Sc.P.T., OCS, FAAOMPT, COMT Title: Associate Professor/Physical Therapist Clinic: Physical Therapy Clinic Undergraduate School: Morningside College, …

Des Moines University series to raise awareness of human trafficking

Human trafficking is a modern-day slavery, involving victims who are forced, defrauded or coerced into labor or sexual exploitation. An …

Provider Profile: Meet Dr. Kevin Smith

Name: Kevin Smith, D.P.M., M.S., FACFAS Title: Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Clinic: Foot …

Awareness, activity crucial to preventing falls in seniors

“I’ve fallen…and I can’t get up!” You might remember that famous line from a campy 1990s TV commercial. But it’s …

Provider Profile: Meet Jolene Givant

Name: Jolene Givant, M.P.A.S., PA-C Title: Physician Assistant/Assistant Professor Clinic: Family Medicine Clinic Undergraduate School: Mercy School of Nursing, Des Moines, …

Provider Profile: Meet Dr. Robert Yoho

Name: Robert M. Yoho, D.P.M., M.S., FACFAS Title: Professor and Dean, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Clinic: Foot and …

Conference to address role of PAs in solving rural health care challenges

Des Moines University is sponsoring a national conference, “Advancing Rural Primary Care,” that will explore the important role of physician …

Race downtown and back to DMU at seventh annual 5K

Take a lap down Grand Avenue with Des Moines University students, faculty, staff and alumni at Run DMU. The annual …

Provider Profile: Meet Michelle Brown

Name: Michelle Brown, M.S.P.T. Title: Physical Therapist/Instructor Clinic: Physical Therapy Clinic Undergraduate School: Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa Medical School: …

Provider Profile: Meet Sharon Johansen

Name:Sharon K. Johansen, M.S., ATC, PTA Title:Physical Therapist Assistant Clinic:Physical Therapy Clinic Undergraduate School:Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri Additional Degrees/Training:Master’s Degree …

Provider Profile: Meet Dr. Shane McClinton

Name: Shane McClinton, D.P.T., OCS, FAAOMPT, CSCS Title: Physical Therapist/Assistant Professor Clinic: Physical Therapy Clinic Undergraduate School: Gustavus Adolphus College, …

More than meets the eye: Diabetes can cause blurred vision, blindness

According to the National Eye Institute, diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in adults in the United States. The …