The Alumni Board visits the ultrasound lab.

Alumni Board seeks to engage grads

Members of the DMU Alumni Association Board of Directors want their 12,179 fellow alumni to also “get on board,” so …
COM Dean J.D. Polk teaches students how to use an ultrasound.

DMU gives students the “stethoscope of the 21st century”

Ultrasound, a technology that uses high-frequency sound waves to make images of organs and structures in the body, can give …
Joel Rand, Program Director/Chair of the Physician Assistant Program

Rand brings rich life experiences to PA students

Joel Rand, M.P.A.S., PA-C, openly admits he had little academic experience before joining DMU’s physician assistant (PA) program faculty, as …

PPDPT program to sunset

When the American Physical Therapy Association pledged that all physical therapy services would be offered by doctors of physical therapy …

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 …

An urgent conversation on the ‘safety net of medicine’

DMU Magazine recently talked with Marco Coppola, D.O.’89, FACEP, and Kevin Klauer, D.O.’92, EJD, FACEP, who are serving two-year terms as speaker and vice …

Alumni board president urges engagement

Robert Suter, D.O.’89, M.H.A.’89, FACEP, was one of the first, if not the first, person to graduate with two DMU degrees …

Unconventional Journeys

In the not-too-distant past, Justin Bergh was bartending in San Diego, and Amber Faherty was patching up soldiers in Afghanistan. …

Alumni spotlight: Bruce A. Scudday, D.P.M.’89

After graduating from UOMHS, I completed podiatric surgical residency programs in St. Louis, MO, and Dallas, TX. I briefly practiced in Dallas before establishing a private practice in El Paso, TX, in 1995. I received certifications in foot surgery from the American Board of Podiatric Surgery in August 1998 and in reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery [...]

Alumni spotlight: Troy D. Ivey, D.O.’89

I was born in Perry, IA. I received my B.S. from Iowa State University before attending DMU. I completed my surgical training at Loyola University in Chicago and Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI. I have practiced as a general surgeon in Storm Lake for 15 years. I first met my wife on the campus of DMU when she was visiting a friend for the weekend. We have four children [...]