Sean T. Grambart, D.P.M.’01, FACFAS

Dr. Grambart, a Champaign/Urbana, IL, foot and ankle surgeon, was installed February 20, 2015, as president-elect of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons during its annual scientific conference in Phoenix. He practices with the Carle Physician Group, surgery department, in Champaign and at Kirby Hospital in Monticello, IL. He is board-certified in both […]

— Alumni Relations

The married life

The one thing I was most worried about before starting at DMU was how my spouse was going to transition to our new life, especially not knowing anyone. This was never even an issue. She soon made friends with other student spouses and even students in my class. She uses her “plus-one” pass all the […]

— Christopher Hogue, D.P.M.’17

Long distance

There was a quote that I saw on Pinterest that I liked a lot. It stated, “You can always redo a course, but you can never redo a life.” Now don’t think I’m saying to go off, have a ton of fun and not worry about medical school. DO NOT DO THAT. What I’m saying […]

— Krysta Schroeder, D.P.M.’17

Anna Ruelle, D.P.M.’95, WCC

Dr. Ruelle  received the 2014 Outstanding Work in Diabetic Wounds Award from the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy (NAWCO), the nation’s largest wound care certification and member organization. The award recognizes her contributions to the promotion of diabetes education, volunteer service in the treatment of diabetic wounds, recruitment/mentoring of other wound care professionals, […]

— Alumni Relations

Merrell K. Kauwe, D.P.M.’14

Dr. Kauwe earned the award for best poster presentation by a resident at the fifth annual DMU Research Symposium on campus on Dec. 4. He was the presenting author of research titled “Quantification of Rotational Correction Achieved During First Metatarsal Cuneiform Joint Fusion.” Kauwe practices in Fort Dodge, IA. One of his co-authors on the research […]

— Alumni Relations

Nathan S. Coleman, D.P.M.’12

Dr. Coleman earned the award for best oral presentation by a resident at the fifth annual DMU Research Symposium on campus on Dec. 4. He was the presenting author of research titled “First Metatarsal Phalangeal Joint Range of Motion Following Implant Arthroplasty.” Coleman is a resident with UnityPoint Foot and Ankle in Fort Dodge, IA. […]

— Alumni Relations

Laura Heath, D.P.M.’12

Dr. Heath, a podiatric physician with the Phoenix Veterans Administration Health System, presented her research at Desert Foot 2014, the high-risk diabetic foot conference, in Phoenix in November. She presented results in 40 patients who were successfully treated with dehydrated human amnion/chorion membrane (dHACM) graft to full epithelialization. Participants in her study had undergone prior […]

— Alumni Relations

Married in med school

In case you were wondering, it is possible to be married and in school, but also possible to get married while in school! So how do you manage the married life and medical school? Some of the best advice I received from a married second-year student when I got here was to be home when you’re […]

— Ali D’Angelet, D.P.M.’15

Mark K. Williams, D.P.M.’89, FACFAS

Dr. Williams was appointed to the Washington State Podiatric Medical Board by Governor Jay Inslee. His two-year term began in July 2014.  The board is responsible for addressing complaints regarding treatment by podiatrists within the state as well as for establishing continuing medical education and licensing guidelines for podiatry.

— Alumni Relations

Troy J. Boffeli, D.P.M.’90, FACFAS

Dr. Boffeli had two research articles published in the November 2014 issue of the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He was co-author of “Modified Dwyer Osteotomy with Rotation and Reinsertion of Autograft Bone Wedge for Residual Heel Deformity Despite Previous Delayed Subtalar Joint Arthrodesis After Calcaneal Fracture.” He also was one of three authors […]

— Alumni Relations