Free lecture series focuses on staying fit

Des Moines University Clinic is kicking off the Power Hour Series, a four-part lecture series focusing on health and fitness, …

DMU expands opportunities in postgraduate physical therapy studies

The physical therapy profession has faced change beyond health care reform and evolving patient demographics. The profession’s terminal degree used …

Physical Therapy Clinic moves patients, improves function in every stage and age

A terrific team: DMU physical therapy clinicians include Libby Trausch, Sharon Johansen, Kari Smith, Shane McClinton, Traci Bush, Michelle Brown, …

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 …

Friday recipes: winter comfort food

So how are those New Year’s resolutions coming along? For me, making resolutions and expecting myself to fulfill them in …

Alumni spotlight: Danna K. Herrick, D.P.T.’12

The 189 female elite runners who competed in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for the marathon on Saturday, January 14, …

Improve balance, learn safety measures at DMU’s Fall Prevention Awareness Day

The Des Moines University Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) Program is partnering with Wesley Acres to hold a free Fall …

Kari Smith becomes first Iowa physical therapist board certified in biofeedback

Kari Smith, D.P.T., ATC, BCB-PMD, received board certification in pelvic muscle dysfunction biofeedback by the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA). …

Des Moines University’s 113th commencement ceremony to award 486 degrees

Des Moines University will grant 486 degrees at its 2013 Commencement Ceremony, the 113th in the university’s history, on Saturday, …

Stimulating Saturday in neuroanatomy

While interactive learning is happening pretty much all the time at DMU, a particularly engaged group of clinicians came to …

Open house for those with Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease is a debilitating, progressive neurologic disorder that typically leaves its victims with impaired strength, motor performance, hand-eye coordination, …