From Des Moines to the Dominican Republic and Biloxi, Mississippi, global health students rekindle their commitment to medicine

Spring Breakthroughs

At two new-for-DMU sites for global health service during spring break this year, students and clinicians treated hundreds of patients, …

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 …

Student seeks to bring unique services to rural Iowa

Jayna Hoover, D.P.T.’15, hopes to eventually return to rural Kossuth County, IA, where she grew up. “The area has predominantly …

Childhood experiences lead alumna to ENT

There are a lot of things about Jennifer Pesola, D.O.’99, an otolaryngologist physician with Affiliated Community Medical Centers (ACMC) that …

They came, they ran, they got treated

More than 20 DMU physical therapy and podiatric medical students and clinicians staffed eight tables to treat participants in the …

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, …

Much more than a sum of parts

Last July, David Drake, D.O.’83, acted on an idea that had him “hooked”: to voluntarily donate a kidney. His journey …

Phillip E. Ward, D.P.M.’88

Phillip E. Ward, D.P.M., was named president of the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) Board of Trustees at the 95th Annual …

Alumnus shares views on small-town surgical practice

When Dominic Formaro Jr., D.O.’05, FACOS, spoke on campus last November, he laughed that the reason students came to the …

DMU mourns professor emerita

Evelyn Agee Celander, M.S.’67, D.Sc.,  associate professor emerita of biochemistry, died on Nov. 9, 2014, in Des Moines. She was …

Sutton cookbook supports student learning

As president of the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) in 1969-1970, Sara “Sally” Sutton, D.O.’53, raised some eyebrows when she …