Research spotlight: April Newton

Newton is the director of clinical education and an instructor at Des Moines University in the doctor of physical therapy program. …

Research student spotlight: Christine Schaplowsky

Christine Schaplowsky first became interested in research during her undergraduate education at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN. During the …

Research spotlight: Edward Finnerty

Dr. Edward Finnerty has recently been appointed as the Director for OPTI (Osteopathic Post-Graduate Training Institute) Research. This will be a …

Research student spotlight: Tyler Nielsen

I received my B.A. in biology at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois, in 2008. I am currently working with …

Student research spotlight: Julia Maynard

Julia Maynard first became interested in research during her undergraduate education at Rockhurst University. Her interest in research began while …

Research spotlight: Jeffrey Means

J. Jeffrey Means, M.Div., Ph.D. is associate professor and chair of the behavioral medicine department. In addition to his role …

Student research spotlight: Katie Welliver

Katie first became interested in research during her undergraduate education at the University of Minnesota. During her sophomore year, she …

Student research spotlight: Crystal Filippelli

Crystal first became interested in research during her undergraduate education at Drake University. Her sophomore year at Drake she began …

Research spotlight: Shannon Petersen

Petersen is an assistant professor at Des Moines University in the doctor of physical therapy program. She is a Board Certified …

Research spotlight: Martin Schmidt

The first line of research in the Schmidt Laboratory concerns the mechanism of cell division in eukaryotes. Using baker’s yeast …

Student research spotlight: Ryan Laughlin

Ryan first became interested in research during his undergraduate education at Simpson College. At Simpson he was involved in a …

Student research spotlight: Shannon Egli

Prior to attending Des Moines University, Shannon studied Psychology at Iowa State University where he was first introduced to research. …