Anatomy department pilots new lab technology to improve learning

Just after 10 a.m. on an unseasonably warm October morning, 52 physical therapy students enter the chill of the anatomy …

Man about campus

The halls of DMU are a little quieter since the retirement of the most popular man on campus, Duane Murray, …

More in sports: learning lessons on the sidelines

Last fall, members of DMU’s American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine Club (AAPSM) enjoyed “Friday Night Lights” with more professional …

DMU puts interprofessional spin on pigskin

Since 1998, DMU has produced pumped-up men’s and women’s football teams to take on Drake University law students in the …

DMU course attracts lingo learners, jargon junkies from around the world

If you Google “medical terminology,” the first non-advertising links that pop up will take you to DMU’s free online course. …

A decade of making a difference

In high school, Derek Sanchez had an academic adviser who predicted he’d never get into a physical therapy program. Although …

The littlest among us are key to our biggest health problems

Editor’s note: During his eight-week internship with the World Health Organization (WHO) this summer, third-year DMU osteopathic medical student and …

Giving thought to giving thanks

Roger Monsour, D.O.’63, and his wife, Barbara Harken Monsour, put a lot of thought into their support of Des Moines …

DMU alumni put passion in action

Navigation: Taking a Toms Shoes tack to save lives Following fate to fill needs in Haiti Moved by faith, informed …

Ripley brings ‘big ideas’ on medical leadership

Former engineer and physicist Bret Ripley left a career in the defense industry to pursue paths much more intensely hands-on …

DMU expands opportunities in postgraduate physical therapy studies

The physical therapy profession has faced change beyond health care reform and evolving patient demographics. The profession’s terminal degree used …

Physical Therapy Clinic moves patients, improves function in every stage and age

A terrific team: DMU physical therapy clinicians include Libby Trausch, Sharon Johansen, Kari Smith, Shane McClinton, Traci Bush, Michelle Brown, …