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Wynde Cheek, D.O.'03

Alumna unites generations to advance her specialty, serve patients

As a board-certified neurologist, Wynde Cheek, D.O.’03, FACN, learned from mentor Robert Simkins, D.O.’75, how to have “difficult conversations with patients with devastating conditions.” She manages that challenge by keeping up in her profession and walking patients through their diagnoses, …

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Joy Ride

Joy ride

DMU physical therapy students expand their skills and impact on patients with equestrian-assisted therapy On a rainy evening this spring, at a large equestrian center just north of Ames, IA, a volunteer leads two women on horseback in a game …

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A unique and lasting legacy

If Gregory Kolbinger had a motto, it could be “I’ll serve where I’m needed.” An early leader in DMU’s physician assistant program, he also pioneered the University’s simulation program and taught in all three colleges.  DMU asked Gregory Kolbinger to …

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Alumni share their wisdom

This spring, the DMU alumni relations staff asked 2019 graduates of the University’s four clinical programs to write cards to this year’s incoming students. Below are some excerpts:  Physician Assistant Program “Always remember, YOU GOT THIS! No matter how hard …

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