DMU board update

After his three years as chair of the DMU Board of Trustees, Larry J. Baker, D.O.’77, FACEP, turned the reins over …
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A spirited family affair

Jean and Paul Groben, D.O.’75, a radiologist, are thankful their three children and two grandchildren reside in Des Moines. That’s …

New members join DMU board

The DMU Board of Trustees welcomed three new members in 2014 and will add two more in March. At its …

A world of pain

We are in a world of pain. From the prick of our first booster to the aches of arthritis, we experience …

Alumnus brings broad views as DMU Board chair

Larry Baker knows health care from micro to mile-high levels. As medical director of the emergency medicine department of UnityPoint Health …

DMU President Franklin named Iowa History Maker

Angela Walker Franklin, Ph.D., is the first African American woman to serve as a president of a medical/health sciences university. She …

Alumni spotlight: Laurence J. Baker, D.O.’77, FACEP

I grew up in small-town Iowa. My father was a family practice physician. I was educated at Iowa (go Hawks!) and DMU; my residency was in family practice, but I drifted to emergency medicine early in my career. I just successfully recertified my ABEM boards for the third time, making me close to dinosaur status. I own a professional staffing company that provides physician [...]