Officer first

New elective grooms military physician leaders Leigh Rexius enlisted in the U.S. Army infantry after graduating from high school in …

CPMS grads land prestigious residency

While several national podiatric medical organizations continue to discuss ways to address the need for more residencies in the profession, that …

Unconventional Journeys

In the not-too-distant past, Justin Bergh was bartending in San Diego, and Amber Faherty was patching up soldiers in Afghanistan. …

Denise M. Mandi, D.P.M.’89

Mandi has retired from medicine to follow her dream of becoming a carpenter and owning her own construction company. Anyone …

Spotlight on future CPMS alumni

The DMU American Academy of Sports Medicine (AAPSM) student club started a new activity this year to get members more …

Mark A. Barinque, D.P.M.’93

Barinque and his wife, Romola, welcomed a daughter, Nicole Elizabeth, to their family on March 19, 2013. She is their …

Christopher D. Schmitt, D.P.M.’09

Schmitt is a podiatric surgeon who has opened his own practice, Southern Star Foot and Ankle, in Midlothian, TX.

Alumni spotlight: Rachael N. Poore, D.P.M.’12

Poore is a resident at UnityPoint Health System (formerly Iowa Health) in Des Moines, IA. She grew up in Orlando, …

Lee C. Rogers, D.P.M.’04

Rogers, co-director and co-founder of the Amputation Prevention Center at Valley Presbyterian Hospital in Van Nuys, CA, received the American Professional Wound …

Jill C. Kang, D.P.M.’08

Kang has joined the Essentia Health-Jamestown Clinic in Jamestown, ND. She completed a residency in podiatric medicine and surgery at St. …

Alumni spotlight: Thomas L. Wicks, D.P.M.’94

When news of the May 20 tornado that devastated Moore, OK, came across his pager, Tom Wicks, D.P.M.’94, began “climbing …

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, …