Jack Hardy, D.O.'65

“Saipan Jack” journeys to reunion, through life

John “Jack” Hardy, D.O.’65, FACOS, didn’t travel out of his time zone to attend his DMU 50-year reunion, but he …
Benzoni Shah KY

Adjunct faculty spotlight: Thomas Benzoni, D.O., AOBEM, FACEP, ABFM

When he was 10 years old, Thomas Benzoni was happily hurtling downhill on his bicycle when the front wheel fell …
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 …

Drew Lewis, D.O.’03, FAOCPMR

Drew Lewis, D.O.’03, associate professor of osteopathic manual medicine at DMU, was elected a fellow of the American Osteopathic College …
Fork in brain

Back for seconds

After getting a taste of Des Moines University for three weeks one summer, these students returned to campus to complete …
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 …
Female holding globe

Stretching beyond comfort zones

As a fourth-year medical student, Mali Schneiter delivered twins — by herself — in a hospital in Uganda. Classmate Nicole Cook counted potentially …
DMU Day at the Fair 2015

DMU Day: a family af-Fair

The University’s annual DMU Day at the Fair is the rare opportunity for the public to experience osteopathic manual medicine (OMM) within a …

Ronald R. McHose, D.O.’81

Ronald R. McHose, D.O.’81, was elected a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He practices in family medicine …

Clinton C. Highley, D.O.’12

Clinton C. Highley, D.O.’12, has been appointed chief resident in anesthesiology for 2015-2016 at the Ohio State University School of …
DMU students give kids a healthy start to the school year by offering free physicals.

Giving kids a healthy start to the school year

DMU helped organize an event that gave central Iowa kids, many from uninsured and under-insured families, a healthy start to …

Ted George, D.O.’80

Ted George, D.O.’80, had his term renewed on the Iowa State Board of Health, the policy-making body for the Iowa …