Alumni, here’s a great way to give back

“Never stop learning.” This important message was among the many takeaways that Robert G. Smith, D.P.M.’99, M.Sc., R.Ph., C.Ped., CPRS, …
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 …
Laura Delaney with kids on a medical mission to the Dominican Republic

Something to crow about

Assistant professor named PA of the Year and an Engaged Scholar Faculty Fellow Laura Delaney, PA-C’99, M.P.A.S., had provided health care …

Alumni lead, honored by IOMA

A number of DMU alumni were honored by the Iowa Osteopathic Medical Association (IOMA) and were elected to its offices …
Reunion 2015: Welcome Reception

Reunion reflections

Members of the DMU classes of 1990, 1965 and earlier years were celebrated as “medallion alumni” during this year’s reunion, May 21-23. …

Childhood experiences lead alumna to ENT

There are a lot of things about Jennifer Pesola, D.O.’99, an otolaryngologist physician with Affiliated Community Medical Centers (ACMC) that …

Alumni spotlight: Laura A. Delaney, MPAS, PA-C’99

  Laura Delaney, MPAS, PA-C, is an assistant professor in the physician assistant (PA) program at Des Moines University. She …

Alumni spotlight: Michelle N. Friedersdorf, D.P.M.’99, and Scott C. Friedersdorf, D.P.M.’00

Where are you from, where do you work, and how long you have worked there? Shelly is from Manchester, IA, …

Alumni spotlight: Kelly L. Check, D.P.M.’99

Background information I am originally from southern Indiana. I work at Story Medical Center in Nevada, IA, and have been …

Alumni spotlight: Ginni M. Peterson, M.S.P.T.’99

I grew up on a farm in Eastern Iowa and attended Loras College in Dubuque, IA, before coming to DMU. I am a part-time physical therapist with Iowa Health in West Des Moines, IA, at an orthopedic outpatient clinic. Patient issues vary from neck pain to foot pain and a lot are post-surgical rotator cuff repairs and total knee replacements. I have an emphasis in working with athletes [...]