The DMU community medicine program provides several free health services to the community. DMU medical and health sciences students and faculty donate their professional expertise at events such as health fairs and first aid tents.
DMU medical and health sciences students and faculty donate their professional expertise at events such as health fairs and first aid tents. Applicants may request volunteers to conduct health screenings and assessments, provide resources and education, and help your clients improve health, wellness and lifestyle choices. These events can take place any time.
- Body mass index (BMI) measurement
- Blood pressure
- Bone density screening
- Cholesterol screening and diabetes screening ($11.50 charge per person)
- EKG and/or heart sounds
- First aid station assistance
- Mobile clinic
- School physical
- School sports physical
- Vision screening
- Osteopathic Finish Line – osteopathic manipulations offered for long distance racesOsteopathic Finish Line (OFL) assistance is approved through the OMM college instead of through community medicine. If you are requesting OFL assistance only, please email your request directly to email@example.com.
If your project does not qualify for assistance through our community medicine program, DMU may still be able to help. We regularly communicate volunteer opportunities to staff, faculty, and students to help them connect with community organizations working to make a difference in the greater Des Moines area.