Bret Ripley, D.O., FACOFP, FPLI

Ripley named IOMA physician of the year

Bret Ripley, D.O., FACOFP, FPLI, chair of family and internal medicine and a DMU family medicine clinician, received the Iowa …

Give yourself the power of information: body composition analysis at DMU

If you are committed to getting or staying fit, a great tool to help you achieve that goal is the …

Ease the pains of pregnancy

Pelvic pain during pregnancy is a common occurrence. Approximately 20 percent of women have pelvic girdle pain at some point …

A vision to volunteer

DMU students love to pursue volunteer opportunities that tap their clinical skills. Yet the need for appropriate oversight and documentation can …
Kari Smith, P.T., D.P.T., BCB-PMD

Kari Nies Smith, P.T., D.P.T.’04, BCB-PMD

Kari Nies Smith, P.T., D.P.T., BCB-PMD, received the DMU’s Outstanding Faculty Service Award on Aug. 12. She and her son …
Noreen O'Shea, D.O., FAAFP

Walking the path with patients, students

Noreen O’Shea, D.O.’84, FAAFP, readily admits she was “scared” about joining the DMU family medicine program in March 2014, but …
A patient receives a body composition analysis

Stick to your New Year’s resolutions by monitoring your body composition

It’s no surprise that weight loss is the number one New Year’s resolution. After weeks of filling up on holiday …
Yogesh Shah, center, reconnected with several of the Ugandan physicians who experienced rotations in Iowa, through DMU, while they were medical students.

Ugandan physicians reflect on DMU, Iowa experiences

Juliet Babirye, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., is a lecturer in infectious disease and non-communicable disease control in the Makerere University College …
Dr. Mindi Feilmeier sees a foot and ankle patient.

What to expect when you see a podiatrist

Maybe it’s because the feet are the furthest body part from your eyes, but many foot conditions go unnoticed. By …

Spotting the signs of a concussion

Back to school time means back to sports for kids of all ages. Participating in a sport always brings a …
Foot and ankle screening at the Senior Health Fair

Early detection key in preventing foot and ankle complications for seniors

Older adults are at increased risk for a variety of foot and ankle issues. Decreases in circulation and sensation, wounds, …

Good news for physical therapists, great news for patients

Physical therapy often can help patients recover faster, more fully and with less invasive and expensive procedures from conditions ranging …