Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad congratulates Martin Luther King Jr. Achievement Award recipients Keyah Levy and DMU President Angela Walker Franklin, Ph.D.

DMU, President Franklin recognized for civil rights efforts

Since its founding in 1898, DMU has emphasized respect for all persons, meeting the health needs of underserved populations and …

Girls in Science Day connects kids to health concepts and careers

How do you harness the enthusiasm of an energetic middle-school girl and direct it toward science? Let her cradle a human heart …
Holding the key

A call to arms: on the need for clinical leadership

By Richard F. Belloff, D.B.A., FACHE, PAHM, and Pamela Raye Bostwick, M.S.O.D. A just machine to make big decisions Programmed by …
Nikhut Siddique, D.O.'18

Celebrating differences: An osteopathic world view

LIKE YOU, I AM MANY THINGS. I’m a second-year osteopathic medical student from Florida, a daughter of doctors, a sister to …
Rick Wilkerson, D.O.'80, and the orphans of La Concorde in Haiti.

Heeding Haiti’s call

Rick Wilkerson, D.O.’80, didn’t need Haiti to fulfill his passion for overseas medicine. After all, he’s provided health care and …
Melissa Galli

Alumni Spotlight: Melissa M. Galli, D.P.M.’09, M.H.A.’08, AACFAS

Raised in Columbus, OH, Melissa Galli fell in love with the sciences early. After high school she attended Miami University, …
Dietitians can clear the confusion and bust diet myths.

Clearing the confusion: Diet myths

AS A DIETITIAN, I spend a lot of time clearing up misinformation my patients hear on TV, read on the …
The food-mood connection

The food-mood connection

The next therapies for mental health may be found in your local supermarket. Illustrations by Mark Marturello IF YOU’VE EVER buried …
Shane McClinton, D.P.T. treats a chronic pain patient

Know pain, know gain

Every injury comes with a typical timeline for pain and recovery. When pain continues beyond that timeframe, it’s considered chronic. …
As part of a campus celebration of DMU history, students, faculty, staff and members of the Still family lay a wreath at the tombstone of S.S. Still and his wife.

A tribute to our founders

During the month of March, the DMU community focused on a celebration of our history. Quite fittingly, the month concluded …
Noreen O'Shea, D.O., FAAFP

“Climate change”: how the opioid prescribing environment has changed in 20 years

I have been in family medicine long enough to see cycles of change in management of several conditions: diabetes, heart …
Fossil analysis shows that pregnant theropod dinosaurs, like the T. rex on the right, apparently developed medullary bone as do modern-day female birds.

Researchers discover pregnancy test for T. rex

A pregnant Tyrannosaurus rex that roamed Montana 68 million years ago may be the key to discerning gender differences between …