DMU prof named SOMA Educator of the Year

Gary Hoff, D.O., associate professor of behavioral medicine at DMU, was selected as the 2014 George W. Northup Educator of …

Alumni spotlight: Richard E. Vermillion, D.O.’60

From the Des Moines Register: Rural Iowa doctor's 53-year legacy: Dr. Richard Vermillion has served Ogden for more than 50 years. Take a look inside his clinic and see what keeps the 83-year-old doctor going.

DMU seeks to serve rural health care needs

If you have the pleasure of meeting DMU osteopathic medical student Libby Abbas, you will know immediately she’s exactly what …

Student seeks ‘Woman of the Year’ title for a good cause

Fourth-year osteopathic medical student Melissa Deer says many of the patients she’s interacted with have positively influenced her amid the …

Explore the “awesome” world of osteopathic medicine

We know you have to take many things posted on the Internet with a grain (or a large bag) of …

Staying on the farm

Couple makes a commitment to Iowa You would never expect a Minnesota native to be awarded a scholarship recognizing a …

Opening minds, opening doors in the health professions

Registration for Health P.A.S.S. 2014 is now open! Karina Allen de Oliveira expected DMU to be in a cornfield. Brittany Thompson’s …

Opportunities abound in military medicine Just ask Al

While many perceive military life as defined by discipline, rules and restrictions, even a quick scan of the curriculum vitae …

Officer first

New elective grooms military physician leaders Leigh Rexius enlisted in the U.S. Army infantry after graduating from high school in …

The Hard and Heroic Lessons of Deployment

When Leigh Rexius, D.O.’15, deployed to Iraq in 2005, he spent a lot of time transporting personnel to and from …

Armed with a reminder of life’s beauty

Bryan Stocker wears his love of abstract art on his sleeve – that is, on his right arm’s full-sleeve tattoo. “It’s a …

DMU alumni, professor named ‘Top Docs’ in central Iowa

If you or a loved one required medical treatment, which physician would you choose? That’s the question dsm Magazine posed in a …