DMU's OMM fellows provide a demonstration for Waukee APEX students.

Lighting the spark

There’s a new course offered at Des Moines University, but registration is closed to anyone older than 18. Twelve high …
Osteomyelitis post-op

Osteomyelitis

New book focuses on how to avoid leg amputation when diabetes-related foot wounds develop bone infection Osteomyelitis, or bone infection, …
Paul Dayton, D.P.M., M.S., teaching students in the Surgery Lab

Podiatric researchers apply a healthy skepticism

Curiosity is creating an audible buzz among students and faculty engaged in DMU’s increasingly robust research enterprise. This story is …

Feilmeier elected first female IPMS president

  Graduates of DMU’s College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery (CPMS) have a strong record of serving in leadership roles …
DMU Clinical Preceptor

Be a hero: become a preceptor and earn CME credit

Remember the clinical preceptors who took you on as a nervous new health care provider? They helped hone your skills, …
GlobalHealthTrip 2015

DMU students to provide health services in Kentucky, Dominican Republic

When his first patient exclaimed, “My heart is on fire!”, then-first-year DMU osteopathic medical student Marshall Sheide was sure the …
DMU students don their white coats and take the oath at the annual rite of passage.

DMU issues the next wave of white coats

On October 10, 374 first-year students took the first step on their journey to clinical practice, receiving their first white …

Troy Boffeli, D.P.M.’90, FACFAS

Troy J. Boffeli, D.P.M.’90, FACFAS, is editor of a book titled Osteomyelitis of the Foot and Ankle: Medical and Surgical Management published …
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 …
Happy graduates at 2015 Commencement

472 degrees of happiness

Ideal weather, a distinguished grand marshal, honored “milestone” alumni, a compelling keynote speaker and, of course, the elation of earning …
COM Dean J.D. Polk teaches students how to use an ultrasound.

DMU gives students the “stethoscope of the 21st century”

Ultrasound, a technology that uses high-frequency sound waves to make images of organs and structures in the body, can give …

Kyle Bruce, D.P.M.’11, M.P.H.

Kyle Bruce, D.P.M.’11, M.P.H., in June 2015 graduated with a master’s of public health degree from the American Podiatric Medical …