Alumni lead, honored by IOMA

A number of DMU alumni were honored by the Iowa Osteopathic Medical Association (IOMA) and were elected to its offices …
Brooke and Yu

Schweitzer shows the impact of PAs in health care

In just three years since graduating from DMU, Brooke Schweitzer, PA-C’12, has journeyed from “the middle of nowhere” in Kansas …
Run DMU 2015

Two hundred turn out to Run DMU

More than 200 DMU students, employees, alumni and friends took the challenge to Run DMU on September 11. Runners and …
Jack Hardy, D.O.'65

“Saipan Jack” journeys to reunion, through life

John “Jack” Hardy, D.O.’65, FACOS, didn’t travel out of his time zone to attend his DMU 50-year reunion, but he …
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 …
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 …
Laura Delaney, PA-C, M.P.A.S.

Delaney named Iowa Campus Compact Faculty Fellow

Laura Delaney, M.P.A.S., PA-C, assistant professor in the Physician Assistant program, was selected as one of four faculty members from across …
A beat-up old shack in Arizona

Odors common to the profession

Someone had changed the front door to one with windowpanes and added a chain link fence to the yard, but …