Melanie Potaczek, PA-C’00

Melanie Potaczek, PA-C’00, joined urgent care at Mayo Clinic Health System–Northland in Barron, WI. She is a member of the …

Amanda M. Olinger Hjeltness, PA-C’13

Amanda M. Olinger Hjeltness, PA-C’13, joined the gastroenterology team at the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis. She specializes …

Heather Young Dederman, PA-C’09

Heather Young Dederman, PA-C’09, and her husband, Nick, welcomed son Barrett Nicholas on Aug. 29, 2016. He joins siblings Katelyn, …

Guy Sullivan, PA-C’16

Guy Sullivan, PA-C’16, joined Iowa Ortho, which has 15 locations throughout central Iowa and the Des Moines metro area. He …

Jacquelyn W. Zillman, PA-C’08

Jacquelyn W. Zillman, PA-C’08, began working in family medicine at Mercy Care Mount Vernon, IA, in July 2015. She and …
As part of a campus celebration of DMU history, students, faculty, staff and members of the Still family lay a wreath at the tombstone of S.S. Still and his wife.

A tribute to our founders

During the month of March, the DMU community focused on a celebration of our history. Quite fittingly, the month concluded …
The Alumni Board visits the ultrasound lab.

Alumni Board seeks to engage grads

Members of the DMU Alumni Association Board of Directors want their 12,179 fellow alumni to also “get on board,” so …
Laura Delaney with kids on a medical mission to the Dominican Republic

Something to crow about

Assistant professor named PA of the Year and an Engaged Scholar Faculty Fellow Laura Delaney, PA-C’99, M.P.A.S., had provided health care …
Happy graduates at 2015 Commencement

472 degrees of happiness

Ideal weather, a distinguished grand marshal, honored “milestone” alumni, a compelling keynote speaker and, of course, the elation of earning …
Fork in brain

Back for seconds

After getting a taste of Des Moines University for three weeks one summer, these students returned to campus to complete …

PPDPT program to sunset

When the American Physical Therapy Association pledged that all physical therapy services would be offered by doctors of physical therapy …
Professor Muhhamad Spocter gets pied at St. Baldrick's Day.

Campus, hair clippers and Cool Whip come together to support cancer research

On Feb. 10, first-year DMU students Jonathan Pickos and Iaswarya “Ice” Ganapathiraju experienced something rare and wonderful amid the stress …