Martin Schmidt, Ph.D.

Dr. Martin Schmidt, DMU’s “item writer” extraordinaire

The Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination of the United States, or COMLEX-USA, is the three-level national standardized licensure exam that osteopathic students typically take after their second, third and fourth years of medical school to become licensed osteopathic physicians. In …

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DMU is nation’s first medical school to require mental health course

In 2018, Des Moines University became the nation’s first medical school to partner with the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI), the nation’s leading advocacy group for mental illness, to offer its provider education program to third-year osteopathic medical students. All medical schools train …

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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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