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Memorial service to honor body donors

(Des Moines, IA) – A memorial service will be held on Friday, May 20, 2005, to honor the 101 individuals who donated their bodies for scientific investigation to Des Moines University during the 2004-05 academic year. The non-denominational service will be held at 1:30 p.m. at the Merle Hay Funeral Home, 4400 Merle Hay Road, […]

— Courtney Tompkins

Governor Branstad awarded IMS health care award

(Des Moines, IA) – Governor Terry E. Branstad, Des Moines University president and CEO, was recently awarded Iowa Medical Society’s John F. Sanford Award for his outstanding efforts to improve health care in Iowa.   “I’m very honored to receive this award,” said Governor Branstad. “This award is also a reflection Des Moines University’s commitment […]

— Courtney Tompkins

Governor Branstad to visit Pella as part of Iowa tour

  What:         Governor Terry E. Branstad, president and CEO of Des Moines University (DMU), will visit Pella to meet with the Rotary Club and network with local DMU alumni. While in Pella, Governor Branstad will be available for media interviews from 1:30 – 5 p.m.                     Governor Branstad will discuss the importance of […]

— Courtney Tompkins

Des Moines University names student D.O. of the year

(Des Moines, IA) – Christopher Hill, Des Moines University (DMU) osteopathic medicine student, recently received the DMU 2005 Student D.O. of the Year award. Hill is now eligible to run for the National Student D.O. of the Year award.   “I am very honored to be recognized for flying the flag of osteopathy with this […]

— Courtney Tompkins

Des Moines University names new College of Health Sciences Dean

  (Des Moines, IA) – Gilbert Ramirez, Dr.P.H., has been named dean of the College of Health Sciences at Des Moines University. Dr. Ramirez joined the University in January 2004 as director of the Division of Health Management and associate dean of the College of Health Sciences. He was named interim dean in September.   […]

— Courtney Tompkins