Disabilities Awareness Month includes volunteer service

For DMU podiatric student Billy Rutter, D.P.M.’16, the path to becoming a compassionate health professional means volunteering his time toward …

Without change, things just wouldn’t be the same

At any institution of higher education, it isn’t just the students who change every year. Catch up on some other recent transitions at DMU.

DMU honors, thanks Alumni of the Year

DMU Reunion festivities June 8-9 included hearty applause for the 2012 Alumni of the Year for their diverse accomplishments, leadership at the University and direct, positive impact on students.

Building a record of research success

Six years ago, the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery launched a strategic plan to foster research. That effort is now reaping rewards and generating new knowledge.

Stepping out for great reasons

Known for their community service, DMU students were again out in full force this fall. As volunteers and fundraisers for worthy medical causes, they continued to help make life better for others – although they would tell you they’re the ones who reap the benefits.

An investment in innovative instruction makes a great DMU education even better

Des Moines University has a new educational resource for students and faculty, courtesy of Brad Bakotic, D.P.M., D.O., and his company. The Bako Pathology Clinical Skills Lab and Classroom is the result of a $100,000 gift from Bako Pathology Services in Alpharetta, GA, where Bakotic is chief executive officer.

How to choose shoes

One of the worst things women do to their feet is wear high-heeled, high-fashion shoes, says Jill Frerichs, D.P.M.’01, assistant …