Featured News and Updates

DMU welcomes Dawn Bisenius

(Des Moines, Iowa) —Dawn Bisenius of Johnston recently joined the Des Moines University Clinic administration as an EMR application specialist.

— Courtney Tompkins

DMU welcomes Amanda Poppens

(Des Moines, Iowa) —Amanda Poppens of Des Moines recently joined Des Moines University as the accounts receivable administrator. She is a 2008 graduate of Central College.

— Courtney Tompkins

DMU welcomes Shelby Schultes

(Des Moines, Iowa) — Shelby Schultes of Des Moines recently joined Des Moines University as a wellness specialist. She was previously at Columbia College in Missouri.

— Courtney Tompkins

Des Moines University hosts first-ever 5k

Register today for August 9 run! (Des Moines, IA) – You are invited to join Des Moines University (DMU) students, faculty, alumni and staff for a 5k through the beautiful south of Grand neighborhood around DMU. The August 9 race, called DMU Run-Day-Voo, will begin at 6:30 a.m. in the circle drive in front of […]

— Courtney Tompkins

Free physicals at DMU July 26 for athletes

(Des Moines, IA) – Middle school and high school athletes from Des Moines and surrounding areas can receive a free sports physical on July 26 at Des Moines University. Des Moines University (DMU) has offered free sports physicals to local children for years. This year the school will provide free physicals on Saturday, July 26 […]

— Courtney Tompkins

New Pilates sessions begin in August at DMU

(Des Moines, IA) – Stronger, more empowered and relaxed are all descriptions of how participants felt after taking Pilates at Des Moines University (DMU). Pilates classes are designed to strengthen abdominal, pelvic and back muscles and at DMU they are taught by people professionally trained to understand and work with the musculoskeletal system. The upcoming […]

— Courtney Tompkins

Nicole Frangopol joins Des Moines University

(Des Moines, Iowa) — Nicole K. Frangopol of Mingo recently joined Des Moines University as a wellness assistant. She was previously with Angeli Cristiani Childcare in Des Moines. She is a 2008 graduate of Grand View College.

— Courtney Tompkins

Mary Mincer Hansen joins Des Moines University

(Des Moines, Iowa) — Mary Mincer Hansen, RN, Ph.D., of Panora recently became a full-time associate professor Des Moines. She joined Des Moines University part-time last fall. She was previously the director of the Iowa Department of Public Health.

— Courtney Tompkins

Honor society induction at DMU recognizes leadership, compassion

(Des Moines, IA) – Medical school isn’t just about learning anatomy, biology, pharmacology and more. It’s also about learning how to care for patients as fellow human beings. It’s learning interpersonal skills, compassion, ethics and leadership. Des Moines University has an entire department dedicated to teaching such skills. To emphasize just how much priority is […]

— Courtney Tompkins

You can purchase MRI CD software designed by DMU prof, student

(Des Moines, IA) – Learning MRI anatomy is not easy regardless of your training, experience or education. And for that reason, a physician-professor from Des Moines University (DMU) decided to put his head together with DMU podiatric students and an anatomist to develop MRI Of The Foot & Ankle Made Simple, a CD software program. […]

— Courtney Tompkins

Public Health Program success!

The Council on the Education of Public Health (CEPH) has granted the Des Moines University Public Health Program full accreditation for a period of seven years. Knowing the importance of the program to the public health community, to Des Moines University and our students, Dr. Wendy Ringgenberg, program director, has been working tirelessly to ensure […]

— Courtney Tompkins

Explore your way at Discover DMU Day July 2

(Des Moines, IA) – We’re not big fans of boring tours and monotonous presentations, plus that wouldn’t represent our school very well. So we instead came up with Discover DMU Day, a dynamic, hands-on, action-packed, open house-style event for prospective students. Discover DMU Day is exactly as the name describes – a way for you […]

— Courtney Tompkins

Faculty honored

Nominated by their peers and selected by the Des Moines University Faculty Welfare Committee, the following faculty were honored with annual awards: Kathy Mercuris, P.T., D.H.S., received the 2008 Outstanding Service Award Traci A. Bush, P.T. , OTR/L, D.H.S., received the 2008 Outstanding Teacher Award Gary Hoff, D.O., received the 2008 Excellence in Scholarship Award […]

— Courtney Tompkins

A glimpse into life as an Iowan

Click to read article. Article reprinted from Des Moines Register with permission from author, Jean Logan. 2008. (The “medical student” in the story is none other than DMU’s Laura Finell, D.O. class of 2010! Thanks, Laura, for being a nice example of compassion within the community.)

— Courtney Tompkins

Sue Huppert joins Des Moines University

(Des Moines, Iowa) – Sue Huppert of Des Moines recently joined Des Moines University as the director of development. She was previously a major accounts sales manager for Xerox in West Des Moines.

— Courtney Tompkins

JoAnn Williams joins Des Moines University

(Des Moines, Iowa) – JoAnn R. Williams of Des Moines recently joined Des Moines University to be a clerkship coordinator for the podiatric medicine program. She was previously a credentialing coordinator for The Iowa Clinic in Des Moines.

— Courtney Tompkins

IOMA names DMU's Dr. Woolley doc of year

(Des Moines, IA) – Des Moines University’s Adrian Woolley, D.O., was honored with the “Physician of the Year” award from the Iowa Osteopathic Medical Association (IOMA). Dr. Woolley is an associate professor of family medicine and osteopathic manual medicine and practices in the Des Moines University Clinic. She is a 1995 graduate of Des Moines […]

— Courtney Tompkins