Ogden man covers 700 Utah miles on foot

No pain, no gain, as the saying goes, and Eric Johnson, PA-C’98, isn’t afraid of a little suffering to feed …
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Giving back for getting to achieve a dream

Brooklyn, NY, native Ralph Levy, D.O.’60, had never been to the Midwest before he arrived at DMU, then the Des …
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Alumni save tournament from a knock-out punch

If it hadn’t been for two DMU alumni, some collegiate boxers might have been mad enough to punch somebody. In …

Inaugural physician assistants picked for Iowa loan repayment

For the first DMU physician assistant alumni selected for Iowa’s state-supported loan repayment program, being able to shed their debt …
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Physical Therapy program celebrates 25 years

Commencement is always a special occasion at a university, but 2015 is extra-special for DMU’s physical therapy program: In May …

PPDPT program to sunset

When the American Physical Therapy Association pledged that all physical therapy services would be offered by doctors of physical therapy …
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Student focus is in Mueller’s DNA

When Britt Hanson came to DMU for her interview day, she connected with a former elf who would become her …

This isn’t what I signed up for. So now what?

When I decided to become a physician after obtaining an undergraduate degree in aerospace engineering, I did so out of …
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DMU receives Iowa Medical Society stamp of approval for continuing education

Des Moines University’s Continuing Medical Education received a six-year accreditation with commendation from the Iowa Medical Society (IMS), the highest stamp …
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Where did all our docs go?

After Commencement, our graduates are prepared to embark on exciting, new health careers. But for the osteopathic and podiatric physicians, …
Reunion 2015: Welcome Reception

Reunion reflections

Members of the DMU classes of 1990, 1965 and earlier years were celebrated as “medallion alumni” during this year’s reunion, May 21-23. …
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Skin care tips for when you feel the burn

After a cool, wet spring, we’re anxiously awaiting the sunny days of summer. But sunshine has a way of making …