Mentored Student Research Program

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Double Duty

"House calls" has an entirely different meaning for these DMU students, who successfully juggle family life with the heavy lifting of medical school.

Helping a hurting Haiti

Amy Borden takes notes on a Haitian family. Among the many memories DMU students acquired in earthquake-ravaged Haiti, the visual …

Health PASS inspires next generation of health care leaders

Imagine medical school with all the camaraderie and none of the exams or grades: Wouldn't that get you excited about a health care career?

A day to remember: graduation 2010

Des Moines University’s 110th commencement was a mixture of joy, excitement and sadness over the loss of a DMU friend.

Grooming the next generation

You might say R. Tim Yoho, D.P.M., FACFAS, dean of the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, is looking for his replacement. Long-term, that is.

Student celebrates reason to smile

A second-year podiatric medicine student undergoes heart surgery.

Dodging, ducking and diving for a good cause

Fifteen teams, including nine from the community and many in costume, relived their P.E. days and raised money for Variety – the Children’s Charity in DMU’s first annual Dodgeball Derby.

Physical therapy rotation offers interdisciplinary insights

Podiatric medicine student Sara Revell is gaining insights on physical therapy that will benefit her career and her future patients.

The tome to own on surgery for the diabetic foot

Thomas Zgonis, D.P.M.’99, FACFAS, sees a lot of diabetic patients in his part of the world, San Antonio, TX. The disease occurs more often among minority populations, and the city is more than half Mexican- American. In addition to giving him a special interest and expertise in diabetic foot problems, that fact motivated him to produce a 448- page textbook on the topic.

Beloved staffer inspires scholarship

In 1987, Kathleen Satterfield arrived in Des Moines ready to dive into her studies in the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery but utterly not ready for Iowa’s winters. Luckily for her, Rebecca Stills, a secretary in the college, came to her rescue with a pair of gloves, a scarf and hat.

How to put out a fire

Rule number one: Avoid starting one.Tom Wicks, D.P.M.’94, a podiatric physician in Chickasha, OK, is a volunteer firefighter and chief medical officer for the third-largest fire department and the largest volunteer department in the state.