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DMU president “goes red for women”

As the “Go Red for Women” Movement of the American Heart Association marks its 10th year of fighting heart disease and stroke, DMU President Angela Walker Franklin, Ph.D., is leading the charge in central Iowa.

Spring 2013, The Pulse
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Boxes of comfort and thanks: DMU students assemble care packages for deployed soldiers.

DMU delivers for the deployed

The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan may have ended in many people’s minds, but members of the DMU community continue to remember the men and women who remain deployed in service to their country.

Spring 2013, The Pulse
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Members of DMU’s Multicultural Affairs Student Advisory Committee surround Rich Salas, Ph.D., multicultural affairs director, center.

The criticality of cultural competency

In an increasingly multicultural world, understanding how to work with and care for people from a wide variety of backgrounds is not only a matter of professional responsibility; it’s a practical necessity. DMU is increasing efforts to equip students for this reality.

Spring 2013, The Pulse
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Shaved heads and haircuts for a great cause

First-year osteopathic medical student Laura Stearns says going bald is nothing compared to the challenges faced by kids with cancer. That’s why she and other members of the DMU community gladly gave up their locks for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation.

Spring 2013, The Pulse
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Alumna embraces interim role

As a physician and chief medical officer, Tammy Chance, D.O.’95, helped make Skiff Medical Center in Newton, IA, a core site for clinical rotations and was reminded of how much she loves interacting with future physicians. She’s doing so again as interim associate dean of clinical affairs for the College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Spring 2013, The Pulse
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DMU collaborates on clinical education

A new effort by the University and a number of health care organizations in Iowa seeks to increase and standardize clinical training opportunities for students.

Spring 2013, The Pulse
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A class with class

Members of the DMU Class of 1969 celebrated their 40-year reunion by reminiscing about the past and investing in the future.

Alumni News, Spring 2013
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DMU student awarded Lyman scholarship

Third-year osteopathic medical student Justin Bloomberg was awarded the central Iowa society’s 2013 Kathie J. Lyman Scholarship Award for his scholarly achievements.

Spring 2013, The Pulse
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