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Alumni Reunion 2012

June 8, 2012 - June 9, 2012

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Reconnect with colleagues and friends at the 2012 alumni reunion!

1962 Pacemaker

View the 1962 yearbook

Special recognition for the Class of 1962 celebrating their 50th anniversary!

The annual alumni reunion is a memorable time for all attendees! You’ll enjoy reconnecting with classmates, meeting faculty and staff, touring the impressive campus and seeing all of the changes to your alma mater and to the Des Moines metropolitan area. Reflect with friends on the twists, turns and trips you’ve taken since your student days, too. You’ll also have the opportunity to interact with the current DMU administration and faculty during your visit.

Whether you attended COMS, UOMHS or DMU… you can look back with pride at your education. But don’t limit yourself to looking back: Make plans now to come back! Look back, come backThe 2012 alumni reunion is schedule for June 8-9, right here in Des Moines.  The weekend includes a welcome reception, guided campus tours, a banquet, student panel, and more!


Registration is $75 per person and includes all meals and events. Please register by June 1, 2012. Children over 13 are $25, children 13 and under are free.

Register online

If you have questions please contact the Alumni Relations office at 515-271-1463 or alumni@dmu.edu


A discounted rate of $99 per night is available at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown. Reserve your room onlineor call 1-800-514-4681 and mention DMU Reunion. Group code: dunduna.

Schedule of events

Friday, June 8
12 – 1 p.m.Student Panel*Boxed lunches provided to attendeesRuza Lecture Hall – Academic Center 3440 Grand Ave
1 – 1:30 p.m. Reunion RegistrationStudent Education Center – Alumni Court 3300 Grand Avenue
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.Campus Tours*Guided tours will leave at 1:30 p.m. Self guided tour info also availableStudent Education Center – Alumni Court 3300 Grand Avenue
5 – 6:30 p.m.Welcome ReceptionMarriott Downtown 700 Grand Avenue
6:30 p.m.Class dinners (on your own)*Concierge arrangements availableYour reunion class chair will provide information on dinner arrangements (if applicable)
Saturday, June 9
8:30 – 9 a.m.Continental BreakfastStudent Education Center – Alumni Court 3300 Grand Avenue
9 – 11 a.m.Campus Tours*Guided tours will leave at 9:30 a.m. Self guided tour info also availableStudent Education Center – Alumni Court 3300 Grand Avenue
11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Explore Des Moines with your class or family! (on your own)*Concierge arrangements availableLet us do the planning! Alumni Relations will make group arrangements at one of Des Moines’ many attractions.
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Cocktail ReceptionClass Dinner/AwardsOlsen Medical Education Center (Tower Clinic) 3200 Grand Avenue

For more information about reunion events and activities, contact Alumni Relations at 515-271-1486 or alumni@dmu.edu.

See who has registered from your class!

Bernard Lang, D.O.D.O.’61
Art Angove, D.O.D.O.’62
Herbert Fichman, D.O.D.O.’62
James Grekin, D.O.D.O.’62
Carl Otte, D.O.D.O.’62
Henry Sonenshein, D.O.D.O.’62
Nirmalendu Pandeya, D.O.D.O.’69
Stephen Eckstat, D.O.D.O.’72
Larry Baker, D.O.D.O.’77
James Barkmeier, D.O.D.O.’77
Roland Brandt, D.O.D.O.’77
Margaret Kotz, D.O.D.O.’77
Chuck Weber, D.O.D.O.’77
Steve Oswald, D.O.D.O.’77
Stanley Skopit, D.O.D.O.’77
Mike Witte, D.O.D.O.’77
Jay Gottlieb, D.O.D.O.’77
Amy Foxx-Orenstein, D.O.D.O.’87
Nancy Gabana, D.O.D.O.’87
Robert Orenstein, D.O.D.O.’87
Marcia Hammers, B.H.A.BHA’88
Bruce Scudday, D.P.M.D.P.M.’89
Robert Suter, D.O.D.O.’89
Rodion Herrera, D.O.D.O.’92
Andrew Khan, D.O.D.O.’92
Pam Harrison Chambers, PA-C, MPHPA-C’92
DeAnna Herrera, PA-CPA-C’92
Sue Schooler, PA-CPA-C’92
Tiffany Hauptman, D.P.M.D.P.M.’98
Sarah Pavelka, MHAMHA’01
Roberta Baldus, PA-CPA-C’02
Deann Sheppard, MPH/MHAMPH/MHA’04
Gage Caudell, D.P.MD.P.M.’05

Is your name missing from the list? Register online to join your classmates or invite your friends!

2011 Alumni Reunion

View photos from the 2011 alumni reunion weekend.


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June 8, 2012
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