Alumni spotlight: Alan D. Hilgerson, D.O.’98

Alan Hilgerson, D.O.’98, is a doctor, educator, husband, father and avid car lover. He found his way into medicine through …

Alumni spotlight: Laura A. Delaney, MPAS, PA-C’99

  Laura Delaney, MPAS, PA-C, is an assistant professor in the physician assistant (PA) program at Des Moines University. She …

Alumni spotlight: Richard E. Vermillion, D.O.’60

From the Des Moines Register: Rural Iowa doctor's 53-year legacy: Dr. Richard Vermillion has served Ogden for more than 50 years. Take a look inside his clinic and see what keeps the 83-year-old doctor going.

Alumni spotlight: Gary P. Plundo, D.O.’79

Plundo completed his doctorate of osteopathy in 1979 at Des Moines University (DMU). He went on to complete an internship …

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 …

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, …

Alumni spotlight on the Boston Marathon

Julia Moffitt, David Reinhardt, Eric Lew and Jake Summers were at different locations during the Boston Marathon on April 15, …

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, …

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 …

DMU alumnus, student run marathon to fight cancer

People run for a number of reasons – to get and stay in shape, relieve stress or take a break …

Alumni spotlight: Michelle N. Friedersdorf, D.P.M.’99, and Scott C. Friedersdorf, D.P.M.’00

Where are you from, where do you work, and how long you have worked there? Shelly is from Manchester, IA, …

Meet Kari Smith

Dr. Kari Smith, PT, D.P.T., ATC is an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at Des Moines University. She graduated …