Patrick Cornelius, D.P.T.’07

Patrick Cornelius, D.P.T.’07, CCS, ATC, CSCS, became a cardiovascular and pulmonary certified specialist through the American Board of Physical Therapy …
Benzoni Shah KY

Adjunct faculty spotlight: Thomas Benzoni, D.O., AOBEM, FACEP, ABFM

When he was 10 years old, Thomas Benzoni was happily hurtling downhill on his bicycle when the front wheel fell …
Happy graduates at 2015 Commencement

472 degrees of happiness

Ideal weather, a distinguished grand marshal, honored “milestone” alumni, a compelling keynote speaker and, of course, the elation of earning …

Drew Lewis, D.O.’03, FAOCPMR

Drew Lewis, D.O.’03, associate professor of osteopathic manual medicine at DMU, was elected a fellow of the American Osteopathic College …
Stroke Camp partcipants laugh as they bat around a balloon in "volleyball."

Stroke Camp uses fun to foster function

Stroke survivors likely never describe their recovery process as fun and games. Therapy can be grueling and gains incremental. Yet the …
COM Dean J.D. Polk teaches students how to use an ultrasound.

DMU gives students the “stethoscope of the 21st century”

Ultrasound, a technology that uses high-frequency sound waves to make images of organs and structures in the body, can give …
Female holding globe

Stretching beyond comfort zones

As a fourth-year medical student, Mali Schneiter delivered twins — by herself — in a hospital in Uganda. Classmate Nicole Cook counted potentially …
Runners and walkers take off at the sound of the gun at Run DMU.

Dash down Grand and back to DMU in University’s annual 5K

Race toward downtown, take a lap around the Pappajohn Sculpture Park and run back uphill to the Des Moines University …

Kyle Bruce, D.P.M.’11, M.P.H.

Kyle Bruce, D.P.M.’11, M.P.H., in June 2015 graduated with a master’s of public health degree from the American Podiatric Medical …

Ronald R. McHose, D.O.’81

Ronald R. McHose, D.O.’81, was elected a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He practices in family medicine …

Melanie Gwynn, M.H.A.’11

Melanie Gwynn, M.H.A.’11, this fall began the Ph.D. program in health service policy and management at the University of South …

Jaymine Patel, M.H.A.’14

Jaymine Patel, M.H.A.’14, accepted a position as health services coordinator at the Christian Opportunity Center in Indianola, IA. The center …