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Tyler Wishau

Joggler juggles more than medical school

That isn’t a typo, it’s an official international sport: Joggling combines juggling and running, and DMU student Tyler Wishau is a world champion at it.

Spring 2012, The Pulse
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William Anderson

Civil rights leader, alumnus returns to DMU

William Anderson, D.O.’56, wanted to be a doctor, not a civil rights activist. But when the fight to end segregation began in his hometown, he was at the forefront.

Spring 2012, The Pulse
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An MHA degree from DMU will equip you to put together solutions to today's health care puzzles.

CHS launches revamped MHA curriculum

As health care changes, health care education must change, too. DMU recently revised its master of health care administration curriculum to ensure it continues to offer students relevant, real-world experiences.

Spring 2012, The Pulse
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DMU mourns former dean

As professor, dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine (now DMU) and vice president for academic affairs, Lawrence Jacobson, D.O., helped guide students and the University, including through a presidential transition and a major flood.

Spring 2012, The Pulse
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Unlocking the “Legos” of life

A new campus organization is giving students an advantage in the competitive, quickly advancing field of genetics. Alumni have a role in it, too.

Spring 2012, The Pulse
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Danna Kelly

“Sole sister” smiles at the Trials

DMU student Danna Kelly’s third marathon was a milestone: She was among the elite runners who competed in January in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials.

Spring 2012, The Pulse
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Arthur Wittmack

DMU board member takes helm at Science Center of Iowa

Art Wittmack was among the Des Moines leaders who established a science center in Des Moines more than four decades ago. That was just the beginning.

Spring 2012, The Pulse
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At the site of the new St. Jude's Hospital are DMU public health students Laura Pimlott, Brandon Kranovich and Patrick Kasper, MHA student Kyle Kellum, MPH Program Director/Chair Mary Mincer Hansen, St. Jude's Assistant Nursing Director Cherrianna Phillip and Carla Stebbins.

Promoting better health that goes beyond ‘hit and run’

As part of DMU’s strategies for achieving sustainable, positive change in health care for underserved people, a group of students and faculty sought to suit local needs in St. Lucia.

Spring 2012, The Pulse
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