Julie Meachen, Ph.D., awarded DMU’s first NSF grant

Congratulations to Julie Meachen, Ph.D., for securing the first National Science Foundation (NSF) grant awarded to a Des Moines University …

William J. Pettit, D.O.’77

Dr. Pettit has been at the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences (OSUCHS) since 2002. In March 2015, he …

DMU grad installed as ACOFP president

Kevin V. de Regnier, DO, FACOFP dist., of Winterset, IA, was installed as president of the American College of Osteopathic …

Joseph R. Schlecht, D.O.’71, FACOFP

Joseph R. Schlecht, DO, FACOFP, of Tulsa, OK, was named the 2015 Osteopathic Family Physician of the Year by the …

Glenn R. Ortley, D.O.’81

Glenn R. Ortley, D.O., a family medicine physician in Drexel Hill, PA, was recently re-elected to serve on the board …
Brent Johnson, D.P.M.'95

Brent A. Johnson, D.P.M.’95

Dr. Johnson was promoted to colonel in the U.S. Air Force on Feb. 1, 2015. He is deputy director of …

Easter Seals Health & Wellness Fair provides experiences for attendees and students

For the second year, Des Moines University teamed up with Easter Seals Iowa to present a Health & Wellness Fair …

Cynthia M. Fisher, D.O.’08

Dr. Fisher and her husband, Chris, welcomed the arrival of their daughter, Riley Jo Fisher. She was born on January …

Andrew C. Buelt, D.O.’13

Andrew C. Buelt, D.O.’13, and Joseph Weatherly, D.O., both family medicine residents at St. Petersburg General in St. Petersburg, FL, …

Joseph M. Yankey, D.O.’08

Dr. Yankey, a physician with the Iowa Clinic Urgent Care Clinic in West Des Moines, was featured as the “Iowa Clinic …

Kaaren R. Olesen, D.O.’97, M.H.A.

Dr. Olesen opened the Women’s Care Clinic in Urbandale, IA, which provides gynecological care with an emphasis on menopause and perimenopause, …

Jennifer A. Gerres, D.P.M.’10

Dr. Gerres in March joined Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic LLC in Silver Spring, MD, and Washington, DC, as …