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 …

Provider Profile: Meet April Vargus

Name: April Vargus, M.S.P.A.S., PA-C Title: Physician Assistant Clinic: Family Medicine Clinic Undergraduate School: Iowa Wesleyan College, Mount Pleasant, Iowa Medical …

Slather on the sunscreen to safeguard your skin

In Iowa, we wait months for the summer sun to arrive so we can bask in its rays and bring …

When a cough is more than just a cough

It’s not even cold season, yet there’s a major cough epidemic making news. This isn’t any normal cough; it can …

DMU joins Iowa Campus Compact

Des Moines University has joined Iowa Campus Compact (IACC), a statewide association of college and university presidents committed to the …

Jumpstart back-to-school health fair provides easy access for seventh grade vaccine requirements

The 2014-2015 school year is just around the corner. Parents should be reminded of the State of Iowa requirement that …

Provider Profile: Meet Amy Crane

Name: Amy Crane, M.P.A.S., PA-C Title: Physician Assistant Clinic: Family Medicine Clinic Undergraduate School: Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa Medical School: …

Little organ plays a big role in your body

Weighing under an ounce, a butterfly-shaped gland in the lower neck is an unlikely candidate to play such a large …

Provider Profile: Meet Sheila Garner

Name: Sheila Garner, PA-C, RN Title: Physician Assistant/Instructor Clinic: Family Medicine Clinic Medical School: Des Moines University, Des Moines, Iowa …

Provider Profile: Meet Dr. Kathy Mercuris

Name:Kathy Mercuris, P.T., D.H.S. Title:Clinician/Associate Professor Clinic:Physical Therapy Clinic Undergraduate School:Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois Additional Degrees/Training:Certified in Neurodevelopmental Treatment Approach (C/NDT)Certified in …

Provider Profile: Meet Dr. Kari Smith

Name:Kari Smith, D.P.T., ATC Title:Clinic Manager/Assistant Professor Clinic:Physical Therapy Clinic Undergraduate School:South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota Medical School:Des Moines University, Des …