Dose of DMU
Campus news and updates

Calendar Share

Posts by Nicole Branstad


Advance your career at DMU

Looking to be a leader in today’s ever-changing health care environment? Choose DMU and get started on earning your degree in either the master in health care administration or master of public health programs. The M.H.A. program at DMU was established to support professionals who wish to enhance their career with a degree while remaining employed. Three-quarters of the […]

— Nicole Branstad

Student and scholarship

Earlier this month, Cynthia Hoque, a Des Moines University osteopathic medical student, received the Medical and Health Related Scholarship from the Branstad-Reynolds Scholarship Fund. Cynthia is committed to practicing medicine in rural Iowa upon graduation and was presented with the $4,000 award by Governor Terry Branstad. The Branstad-Reynolds Scholarship Fund was established by Governor Branstad […]

— Nicole Branstad

DMU magnified

Join us on campus Wednesday, March 6, for an interactive exploration of our graduate programs! DMU is a medical and health sciences university offering nine graduate degrees. Our doors are open for prospective students and undergraduate pre-health advisors to investigate the school before picking a graduate school. During Discover DMU, you have the opportunity to: […]

— 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