Alumni spotlight: Danna K. Herrick, D.P.T.’12

The 189 female elite runners who competed in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for the marathon on Saturday, January 14, …

Improve balance, learn safety measures at DMU’s Fall Prevention Awareness Day

The Des Moines University Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) Program is partnering with Wesley Acres to hold a free Fall …

Daniel W. Foreman, D.P.T.’07

Foreman passed the sports-certified specialist examination in July 2013. He is a physical therapist with Therapeutic Health Services Inc. in …

Kelly S. Dow, D.P.T.’05

In June 2013 Dow successfully completed and is designated with the clinical specialty of orthopedic manual therapist (COMT). She practices at …

Ashley J. Alm, D.P.T.’11, M.H.A.’14

Alm completed a post-graduate sports physical therapy residency program in October 2012 through ProRehab, PC, and the University of Evansville in Evansville, …

Megan M. Foster, D.P.T.’11

Foster passed the neurology certified specialist exam in July 2013. She is a physical therapist with a specialty in neurology …

Kari Smith becomes first Iowa physical therapist board certified in biofeedback

Kari Smith, D.P.T., ATC, BCB-PMD, received board certification in pelvic muscle dysfunction biofeedback by the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA). …

Erich W. Ottervanger, D.P.T.’10, and Brian L. Shellenberger, D.P.T.’10

  Ottervanger and Shellenberger opened West Des Moines Physical Therapy in August 2012. The clinic’s focus is on outpatient orthopedic …

Lindsey P. McNea, D.P.T.’12

McNea and Craig Douglas Olsen were married on June 1, 2013. McNea is a physical therapist at Sister Kenny Sports and …

Des Moines University’s 113th commencement ceremony to award 486 degrees

Des Moines University will grant 486 degrees at its 2013 Commencement Ceremony, the 113th in the university’s history, on Saturday, …

Stimulating Saturday in neuroanatomy

While interactive learning is happening pretty much all the time at DMU, a particularly engaged group of clinicians came to …

Kaitlin M. Leimer, D.P.T.’12

Leimer and Travis Alan Lewis were married on April 6, 2013, at St. James Lutheran Church in Northrop, MN. Leimer is a …