DMU Physical Therapy Program: 1990-2015

Physical Therapy program celebrates 25 years

Commencement is always a special occasion at a university, but 2015 is extra-special for DMU’s physical therapy program: In May …

Student seeks to bring unique services to rural Iowa

Jayna Hoover, D.P.T.’15, hopes to eventually return to rural Kossuth County, IA, where she grew up. “The area has predominantly …

They came, they ran, they got treated

More than 20 DMU physical therapy and podiatric medical students and clinicians staffed eight tables to treat participants in the …

Provider Profile: Meet Dr. Kari Smith

Name:Kari Smith, D.P.T., ATC Title:Clinic Manager/Assistant Professor Clinic:Physical Therapy Clinic Undergraduate School:South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota Medical School:Des Moines University, Des …

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 [...]