Explore campus, programs at Discover DMU March 6

February 11, 2013 —

Discover DMUCollege students and working professionals interested in a career in health care are invited to Des Moines University on Wednesday, March 6, for an interactive exploration of DMU’s graduate programs and campus. Discover DMU runs from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and includes student-led tours, lab demonstrations and a health professions fair.

The open house gives visitors a first-hand look at the University, allowing them to examine lifelike human simulators, observe a suturing session or laparoscope demonstration and experience the simulated clinical setting students train in before entering a real clinic. Demonstrations of osteopathic manual medicine are also ongoing throughout the afternoon.

Des Moines University is a medical and health sciences university offering nine graduate degrees. Discover DMU is targeted to prospective students, but academic advisors, parents and friends are welcome to attend. To RSVP, visit www.dmu.edu/admission/discover-dmu or for more information, call 515-271-1364. Attendance is free.

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Des Moines University (DMU) is the only private medical school in Iowa, offering graduate-level, professional degree programs in osteopathic medicine, podiatric medicine, physical therapy, physician assistant studies, biomedical sciences, anatomy, health care administration and public health. Founded in 1898, the institution offers superior academics in a collaborative environment. DMU students' pass rate on national examinations and board certifications is consistently higher than the national average and the rates at similar institutions.