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 …
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 …
Hindsight is 20/20: Students share their advice for first-years.

Hindsight is 20/20

With their first year behind them, second-year podiatric medicine students reflected on their initial year of medical school and mined …
Foot and ankle screening at the Senior Health Fair

Early detection key in preventing foot and ankle complications for seniors

Older adults are at increased risk for a variety of foot and ankle issues. Decreases in circulation and sensation, wounds, …
Applicants come dressed to impress on Interview Day at DMU.

Tried-and-true tips to ace your interview

Interview season begins next month at Des Moines University! The campus community loves meeting our applicants and showing them how …
Cindy Lin, D.P.M.'16

Student goes big in service

Growing up in a low-income household in Portland, OR, Cindy Lin didn’t see a doctor until she was 16 years …