Melding music with med school

On a recent Friday evening on the DMU campus, a group of students gathered in the Student Education Center’s osteopathic …

Leading the fight against infectious disease

Capt. Kyle Petersen, D.O.’94, FACP, FIDSA, and Adam Armstrong, D.O.’96, FACP, are serving as commanding officer and executive officer, respectively, …
Philip Ward, DPM'89

Early advocate for CPMS, his profession

As a student in the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery (CPMS) in the mid-1980s, Phillip Ward made the commitment …

A fun messenger of serious advice

A Florida-based actor, singer and dancer is becoming increasingly popular with the pre-middle school set. He has two books out, …

Diabetes is personal with Enderle

Katrina Enderle, PA-C’13, a physician assistant at Prairie Ridge Hospital and Health Services in Elbow Lake, MN, has developed an innovative …

Real Talk

Adrian Simien was barely a year old when pioneering “gangsta rap” group N.W.A. debuted the 1988 album “Straight Outta Compton” …

Investing in community and diversity

Bankers Trust has been in the financial business since 1917, but its actions and impact go far beyond for-profit endeavors. …

DMU student helps set up APMSA for continued success

Kyle Duncan says he’s “really good” at complaining, but he learned at an early age that bellyaching about issues isn’t …

New consortium to probe climate change’s impact on health

While the polar vortex gripping many states this winter had people complaining about the weather more than usual, the discussion …

Reaching out to the unsheltered

A recent early March morning in Des Moines was the kind that would make most medical students – most people, for that …

What to say? What to do?

One of the things I have always struggled with as a person and a health care provider is how to …

Stopping the cycle of child abuse

Editor’s note: The winter 2014 issue of DMU Magazine explored the long-term effects and high health costs of adverse childhood …