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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

CPMS receives maximum accreditation

The College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery has received the maximum years of reaccreditation from the Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME). The Council found the College to be in compliance with all accreditation standards and requirements for podiatric medical colleges. A comprehensive site visit occurred in the fall of 2006.

— Courtney Tompkins

CPMS dean honored with CPME, APMA appointments

(Des Moines, IA) – Des Moines University’s Robert Yoho, D.P.M., dean of the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, was recently elected vice chair, or chair-elect, of the Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME). CPME is the accreditation body for podiatric colleges, residency programs, fellowships and continuing medical education. Dr. Yoho was also recently appointed […]

— Courtney Tompkins

Free Clinic to get makeover this weekend

(Des Moines, IA) – More than 200 volunteers will band together in Des Moines this week, donating time and supplies for a complete renovation of the Margaret Cramer Clinic, a member of the Free Clinics of Iowa network. “The Margaret Cramer Clinic is a free medical clinic that began in 1996 in the basement of […]

— Courtney Tompkins

Commencement 2007

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

— Seth Stevenson

Don't miss tonight's Variety Show!!

Watch Des Moines University students show off lesser-known skills, raise money for “Shoes That Fit” (Des Moines, IA) – Tonight’s show at Des Moines University will include a harmonica-playing physician, mandolin player, juggler, viola, guitar and piano performances, some lip synching acts, poetry reading and even a traditional Indian song performance. Admission is only $5 […]

— Courtney Tompkins

Des Moines University is site for sixth annual AIDS walk/run

(Des Moines, IA) – As sponsor and host, Des Moines University is proud to support the AIDS Project of Central Iowa’s annual walk/run on April 14. “This event raises awareness of HIV/AIDS in central Iowa and honors friends and family members who are living with, or had lived with HIV/AIDS,” explained Luke H. Mortensen, Ph.D., […]

— Courtney Tompkins