Liz Swartz Lahr, D.P.T.’19

Elizabeth “Liz” Swartz Lahr, D.P.T.’19, practices at Breathe. Physical Therapy and Wellness in Des Moines and West Des Moines, a practice that specializes in dry needling, women’s health, pregnancy/postpartum pain and recovery and pelvic floor dysfunction and pain. She has …

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All together now: DMU faculty member is a force for interprofessional health care teams

In her former work as a physical therapist in an intensive care unit, Julie Ronnebaum, P.T., D.P.T., Ph.D., quickly learned how important teamwork is in health care. That’s why she pursued her doctoral degree in interprofessional health care studies and …

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Global health experience transports M.P.H. student out of her comfort zone

Angela Russo’s work as a medical technologist in a hospital laboratory of NCH Healthcare System in Naples, FL, sparked her interest in epidemiology and infection control. That motivated her to broaden her career opportunities by enrolling in Des Moines University’s …

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Journal confirms two DMU M.P.H. students “Rocked Public Health in 2019”

Students in Des Moines University’s master of public health (M.P.H.) program often make important, high-impact contributions to the health of communities and populations through their internships and capstone projects. This week, two of those students, Jennifer Bender and Aubrey Massmann, …

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Julie Wiener, D.P.T.’19

Julie Wiener, D.P.T.’19, practices at MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center and also treats patients with aquatic therapy at Walnut Ridge Physical Therapy Clinic in Clive, IA.

M.H.A. seminar helps students hone competencies to enhance effectiveness, achieve success

As the executive director of a health care organization engaged in telehealth – the use of technologies to provide health care electronically – Deborah Seale, Ph.D., worked with individuals who were highly adept at using technology but who were less …

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