DMU names new COM dean

Gregory Christiansen, D.O., M.Ed., FACOEP-D, chair and associate professor of emergency medicine at Campbell University in Buies Creek, NC, was …
Noreen O'Shea, D.O., FAAFP

Walking the path with patients, students

Noreen O’Shea, D.O.’84, FAAFP, readily admits she was “scared” about joining the DMU family medicine program in March 2014, but …

Spotting the signs of a concussion

Back to school time means back to sports for kids of all ages. Participating in a sport always brings a …

Watch closely for signs of the “silent killer”

One-third of American adults have a dangerous condition that is so hard to detect that 20 percent of those who …

Little organ plays a big role in your body

Weighing under an ounce, a butterfly-shaped gland in the lower neck is an unlikely candidate to play such a large …

Provider Profile: Meet Dr. Bret Ripley

Name:Bret Ripley, D.O., FACOFP, FPLI Title:Chair of Family Medicine Clinic:Family Medicine Clinic Undergraduate School:Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois Medical School:Kirksville …

Ripley brings ‘big ideas’ on medical leadership

Former engineer and physicist Bret Ripley left a career in the defense industry to pursue paths much more intensely hands-on …