DMU gets defense funds to train military medics

The $77.2 million for defense projects across Iowa, approved by Congress and President Barack Obama as part of the 2010 Department of Defense appropriations bill, included $1.2 million for trauma response simulation training for Iowa National Guard medical personnel at DMU’s Iowa Simulation Center for Patient Safety and Clinical Skills.

Too poor to boil water

Delivering health care in a third-world country can test any provider’s mettle. Heather Fowler has shown hers is made of steel.

Living life to an exhilarating extreme

Orthopedic surgeon, Ironman, endurance athlete, triathlete, team doctor, sports medicine symposium leader and father, Gerardo Goldberger says, “Multi-tasking is second nature.”

DMU grad ‘America’s most loved’ doctor

Thomas Selznick, D.O.’81, dearly loves being a doctor. The family physician in Livonia, MI, doesn’t mind the stress or long hours. He gives patients his cell phone number and always answers when they call.

Pumptown serves up musical smorgasbord

DMU student Amy Hynek and her family’s rollicking band, Pumptown, may not be the only group to perform with a wide variety of musical instruments. But it may be the only one to incorporate a conch shell, a Maori war chant and topics like bacon – and make it all musically irresistible.

Beloved staffer inspires scholarship

In 1987, Kathleen Satterfield arrived in Des Moines ready to dive into her studies in the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery but utterly not ready for Iowa’s winters. Luckily for her, Rebecca Stills, a secretary in the college, came to her rescue with a pair of gloves, a scarf and hat.

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