Posts by Nicole Branstad

Solving medical mysteries

Be a doctor for a night and solve medical mysteries at Des Moines University’s Mini Medical School. Analyze patients with suspicious symptoms by examining lab results, X-rays, MRIs and other tests and help make the diagnosis. Beginning February 5, DMU will tackle one or two medical mysteries every Tuesday night for five weeks. Classes are […]

— Nicole Branstad

DMU and MLK

Des Moines University campus and clinic is closed today in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. In celebration and remembrance of his leadership in the civil rights movement, the Des Moines University library has put together an exhibit that ties our school and one of our alums to him. Dr. William Anderson, D.O.’56, became an early leader […]

— Nicole Branstad

Friday recipe: soy protein chili

As temperatures here in Des Moines dip, I think it is time to bust out the dutch oven and cook up some hearty (and healthy) soups. I received this recipe the other week from the fabulous crew in the Wellness Center and even got to sample it while there. It is perfect for those cold […]

— Nicole Branstad

Fa-la-la-la-la

What better way to spend the holidays than listening to our Des Moines University choir sing carols. ENJOY MORE! Joy to the World/Deck the Halls O Come All Ye Faithful/Carol of the Bells O Holy Night/O Magnum Mysterium

— Nicole Branstad