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Dr. Marie Nguyen joins Des Moines University

(Des Moines, Iowa) – Marie Nguyen, Ph.D., recently joined Des Moines University as an assistant professor of microbiology. She was previously a postdoctoral research associate at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.

— 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

Des Moines University welcomes Jean Shelton

(Des Moines, Iowa) — Jean Shelton of Des Moines recently joined Des Moines University as an admissions assistant. She will work with the College of Health Sciences. Shelton is a 2007 graduate of Buena Vista University.

— Courtney Tompkins

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

Des Moines University welcomes Kevin Peck

(Des Moines, Iowa) — Kevin Peck of Des Moines recently joined Des Moines University as an assistant in the Teaching Learning Technology Center. Peck was previously with North Country Business Products in Urbandale.

— Courtney Tompkins

Des Moines University welcomes Glenna Ewing

(Des Moines, Iowa) — Glenna Ewing, Ed.D., of Des Moines recently joined Des Moines University as associate dean for academic quality and medical education research. She was previously with Northcentral Technical College in Wisconsin.

— Courtney Tompkins

Des Moines University welcomes Dr. Klock

(Des Moines, Iowa) — George Bradley Klock, D.O., of Des Moines recently joined Des Moines University as chairman of the Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Department. Dr. Klock was previously in private practice in Scottsdale, Az.

— Courtney Tompkins

Des Moines health care leaders launch presidential candidate health forum

Gov. Tommy Thompson to kick-off health forum series Thursday (Des Moines, IA) –– In an effort to shine a spotlight on health and wellness issues in Iowa, eight local medical organizations have partnered to create ‘A Healthy Discussion.’ A series of forums with presidential candidates, A Healthy Discussion will focus on issues important to local […]

— Courtney Tompkins

Unique memorial service at DMU honors body donors

(Des Moines, IA) – On May 18, Des Moines University will honor 72 Iowans who donated their bodies to further medical education. The family of each donor, the DMU community and the public is invited to remember each donor and recognize each generous gift. “We are indebted to these individuals that donated their body for […]

— Courtney Tompkins