“My trip to Belize” by Stephen Badke, D.O. student

Some of the unique opportunities available at Des Moines University are international rotations and medical mission trips. In July 2007, I traveled to the Stann Creek District of Belize, Central America as part of a group of 21 students and clinicians. The trip served as an excellent opportunity to provide remote underserved populations with medical […]

— Andrea Cooley

A Newcomer’s Perspective

Interested in learning more about Des Moines University? I was in your shoes about seven or eight months ago. I know what you’re thinking – her title says “Admission Coordinator,” so how could she have been in my shoes? Well, while you’re looking at DMU as a potential school, I was looking at DMU as […]

— Seth Stevenson

100% pass-rate for PA Class of 2007

We are very pleased to report that all 36 Physician Assistant students from the Class of 2007 have now taken their national certifying examination and all 36 of them passed on their first attempt! A 100% first-time pass rate is phenomenal–something we’ve only accomplished a few times since the program’s first graduates in 1983. For […]

— Seth Stevenson

Interesting visitors on campus

Regardless of politics, it’s pretty cool to hear a presidential candidate first-hand. It seems like DMU is a hot-spot for politicians lately! Senator Joe Biden even chose us as the location to unveil his healthcare plan! If you missed seeing Senator Biden at DMU, watch it on youtube: Biden at DMU

— Courtney Tompkins

Tuition and Financial Aid Information

It’s been pointed out that our tuition and financial aid information is not easy to find on our web site. Here is the info you want! To get an idea of the total cost of attendance, click on the specific link for the program you’re applying to (e.g. “CPMS Budget”). You’ll find a nice, detailed […]

— Seth Stevenson

Come to the DMU tent at the state fair on August 12!

August 12 is Des Moines University day at the Iowa State Fair! Stop by our tent on the Grand Concourse! We’ll have freebies like temporary tattoos, bandaid dispensers, spray hand sanitizer, pens and magnetic shopping lists! If you take a health quiz you can take home a free ballcap! Pick up some materials to learn […]

— Seth Stevenson

DMU has two new degree programs!

We have some exciting news here at DMU! Beginning this month, Des Moines University will offer Master of Anatomy and Master of Biomedical Sciences programs. These programs are exactly what you need if you want to teach anatomy or go into research. Or they would be a great addition to other medical or health care […]

— Andrea Cooley

DMU has two new programs!!!

We have some exciting news here at DMU! Beginning this month, Des Moines University will offer Master of Anatomy and Master of Biomedical Sciences programs. These programs are exactly what you need if you want to teach anatomy or go into research. Or they would be a great addition to other medical or health care […]

— Courtney Tompkins

Top indestructible career: doctor

Check out CareerBuilder’s list of long-lasting, indestructible careers. 1. Doctor Why it’s everlasting: While humans pride themselves on being the most intelligent of species, we still have a mortality rate, and we still get bumped, bruised and diseased along the way. We will always need people to investigate and treat our medical conditions. Top indestructible […]

— Seth Stevenson

Questions to consider for Pre-Med Students

Hopefully, there are not any new DMU students who have not considered these questions, but this is a good list for anyone out there who is looking to apply to Med School in the future. Curriculum 1. Are there any special programs for which this medical school is noted? 2. Describe this school’s curriculum in […]

— Seth Stevenson

Some history

Des Moines University is the second oldest osteopathic school in the United States. We’ve built on a proud history and success since the very first class in 1898. Click here to see historical photos of DMU

— Seth Stevenson

Questions to consider for Pre-Med Students

Hopefully, there are not any new DMU students who have not considered these questions, but this is a good list for anyone out there who is looking to apply to Med School in the future. Best of luck, j. Curriculum 1. Are there any special programs for which this medical school is noted? 2. Describe […]

— Seth Stevenson

Pre-Orientation Activities

Moving to Des Moines early?  Looking for something to do?  Want to meet some of your classmates and other DMU students?  Then come out and join us for optional Pre-Orientation Social Week. Current DMU students will be hosting several social activities during the week prior to orientation.  This is a great opportunity for you to […]

— Seth Stevenson

DMU Blog needs your help!

The DMU blog needs your help!!! If you’re a student, grad or visiting prospective student….tell us what you think of DMU! Show us the photos you have of campus, events, classmates, etc. Pass along your own videos (have a digital camera? you can take a video!). Send us a message with your thoughts or DMU […]

— Seth Stevenson

Commencement 2007

Use the following link for all the information you need on Commencement 2007. http://www.dmu.edu/StudentServices/Commencement/2007/

— Seth Stevenson

Discover DMU-a BIG success!

Thank you to all those who helped out with our first Discover DMU Day on campus. The event with a big hit with over 50 people in attendance and many helpful students, faculty and staff making sure that things ran great for those learning more about DMU and our programs. The demos were well received by […]

— Seth Stevenson

Events, Events, and more Events

So, I neglected to get an updated up on here to follow up from my last events blog so I am going to let you know now what is happening over the next month. Like to hear it, here it goes… Lisa will be at UT-Austin on 02-21 and UTSA on 02-22. These are both […]

— Seth Stevenson