Tracy Porter, M.S.P.T.’97

Tracy Porter, M.S.P.T., joined the DMU faculty on Nov. 24 as assistant director of clinical education for the doctor of …

Kaaren Olesen, D.O.’97, M.H.A.’96

Kaaren Olesen, D.O., M.H.A., joined the DMU faculty on Dec. 1 as assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the …

Kevin Smith, D.P.M.’95, Ph.D., FACFAS

Kevin Smith, D.P.M., Ph.D., FACFAS, associate dean for clinical affairs in the DMU College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery (CPMS); …

Jose Figueroa, D.O.’95

Jose Figueroa, D.O., was honored with a fellowship by the American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for his …

Thomas Benzoni, D.O.’83

Thomas Benzoni, D.O., joined the DMU faculty in September 2014 as assistant professor of family medicine. He also continues to …

Pamela D. Elbert Harned, M.H.A.’14

Pamela D. Elbert Harned, M.H.A.’14, and Robert Harned were married in Des Moines on February 14, 2015.

Amy M. Pitzer, D.P.M.’05, FACFAS

Dr. Pitzer is board-certified in foot surgery and reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery by the American Board of Foot and …

Heather M. Said, D.O.’10

Dr. Said began a fellowship in maternal fetal medicine at St. Louis University in July 2014.

Todd C. Peterson, D.O.’09

Dr. Peterson is finishing a fellowship in adult reconstruction orthopedics at Southern Illinois University. His family is moving back to Des Moines …

Nicole J. Talbot, D.O.’02

Dr. Nicole Talbot was voted Seguin’s Best Physician for 2015. She is the owner of Seguin Family Medicine in Seguin, …

Erin M. Sinram, PA-C’11

Erin Ott Sinram, PA-C’11, and her spouse, Josh Sinram, welcomed daughter Nora Grace on Sept. 27, 2014, which is also …

2015 Alumni of the Year

They work in different roles in health care and represent different eras of Des Moines University alumni, but the 2015 …