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 …

Troy Boffeli, D.P.M.’90, FACFAS

Troy J. Boffeli, D.P.M.’90, FACFAS, is editor of a book titled Osteomyelitis of the Foot and Ankle: Medical and Surgical Management published …
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 …

Kyle Bruce, D.P.M.’11, M.P.H.

Kyle Bruce, D.P.M.’11, M.P.H., in June 2015 graduated with a master’s of public health degree from the American Podiatric Medical …
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 …

Matthew J. Hentges, D.P.M.’11

Matthew J. Hentges, D.P.M.’11, was hired by West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh as an attending foot and ankle surgeon for …