Honoring a special DMU graduate for a life of service

The transition from one year to the next typically includes reflecting upon those we’ve lost. For the Des Moines University …

Alumni, here’s a great way to give back

“Never stop learning.” This important message was among the many takeaways that Robert G. Smith, D.P.M.’99, M.Sc., R.Ph., C.Ped., CPRS, …
Rich Green

Alumni spotlight: Richard S. Green, M.S.P.T.’92

Rich Green, M.S.P.T.’92, has served as the as Director of Medical Services for the IMT Des Moines Marathon, striving to ensure a …

Could DMU grad be the “Ultimate Guy”?

(NOTE: This article was excerpted with permission from an article by Denise Parrish, senior media relations coordinator at Augustana University.) …

AOA President Buser boosts DMU students

As a longtime osteopathic physician, faculty member and now the 120th president of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), Boyd Buser, …
Melissa Galli

Alumni Spotlight: Melissa M. Galli, D.P.M.’09, M.H.A.’08, AACFAS

Raised in Columbus, OH, Melissa Galli fell in love with the sciences early. After high school she attended Miami University, …

When the student becomes the teacher

Kristen Myers, M.P.H.’12, M.S.N., R.N., CIC, began her health care career in nursing, which she’s gone on to connect with …

Alumni spotlight: Kyle Teeling, M.H.A.’14

After working less than two years in community relations and development at Community Memorial Hospital in Sumner, IA, Kyle Teeling …

Alumna expands impact, earns national award

You don’t have to spend much time with high-energy Maren Lenhart to understand how knowledge gained from the Urbandale, IA, …

Protecting public health

Kimberly Davis, M.P.H.’12, works on the front lines of preventing the spread of Ebola and other dangerous communicable diseases in …

Alumni Spotlight: Leslie Rae Emma, M.H.A.’14, M.P.H.’14

Leslie Rae Emma, M.H.A.’14, M.P.H.’14, was working as a health promotion specialist for a corporate wellness fitness management company in …

Kari Dyjak, M.H.A.’14

Kari Dyjak was a full-time biopharmaceutical representative and mother of two preschool children when she enrolled in DMU’s M.H.A. program …