Free presentations over lunch focus on Holocaust

(Des Moines, IA) – Des Moines University encourages students, staff and faculty to be well-informed on many topics. To this end, the University will offer two free educational presentations about the Holocaust. The public is also invited to attend. “Exposure to a variety of cultures, religions, beliefs and histories is part of the DMU curriculum […]

— Courtney Tompkins

New department at VA kicks off with DMU doc at helm

(Des Moines, IA) – With the support of Des Moines University, the Veterans Affairs (VA) Central Iowa Health Care System created a department of podiatric medicine. Formerly under the umbrella of the orthopedic department, the new foot and ankle division will be headed by section chief Dr. Scot Freschi, D.P.M., FACFAS, assistant professor of podiatric […]

— Courtney Tompkins

Pilates course taught by DMU physical therapist is open to all

(Des Moines, IA) – Does the swimsuit season loom ominously? Do you need to stretch your muscles before hitting the trails on foot or bike? The upcoming Pilates course at Des Moines University (DMU) can help get you ready. Kari Smith, D.P.T., is a trained Pilates instructor and physical therapist at DMU. She will teach […]

— Courtney Tompkins

Free event spotlights medical research in Iowa

(Des Moines, IA) – If current medical and health care research interests you, plan to attend the fourth annual Des Moines University Student Research Symposium on April 5. Des Moines University (DMU) will host the symposium from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Olsen Medical Education Center, 3200 Grand Avenue. The event is free and […]

— Courtney Tompkins

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

Des Moines University welcomes Jill Frerichs, D.P.M.

(Des Moines, Iowa) — Jill Frerichs, D.P.M., of Clive recently joined Des Moines University as a podiatric physician and faculty member. She was previously with Eastside Foot & Ankle in Columbus, Ohio. She is a 2001 Des Moines University graduate.

— Courtney Tompkins

Des Moines University welcomes Deb Jones

(Des Moines, Iowa) — Deb Jones of Des Moines recently joined Des Moines University as a standardized patient trainer for the Standardized Performance Assessment Lab. She was previously with Tero International, Inc. in Clive.

— Courtney Tompkins

Explore your way at Discover DMU Day

(Des Moines, IA) – If you have always wanted to tour a great graduate school without an admissions counselor at your side, this is your chance. If you’ve wished you could step into a lab to see students in action or see osteopathic manipulation in practice before picking your school, you can’t miss this opportunity. […]

— Courtney Tompkins

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

Des Moines University welcomes Anne Negus

(Des Moines, Iowa) — Anne Negus of Des Moines recently joined Des Moines University as a program assistant in the Master’s of Health Care Administration Program. She was previously with Mercy College of Health Sciences.

— Courtney Tompkins

Clubs at DMU

Hello to everyone on this fine Monday morning. It’s already above freezing so get out this week and enjoy yourselves! Don’t have anyone to do anything with this week? Maybe you should join a club in the near future to make best friends with others who have common interests. Learn more about some of the […]

— Andrea Cooley

Discover DMU!

Hello there to those enjoying the weather here in Des Moines and those, like me, who loath the snow. Either way, we have another great DMU event coming up on March 7th when the weather will surely be nice out, maybe even balmy! Discover DMU will provide anyone interested in DMU a chance to learn […]

— Seth Stevenson

Free DMU program honors black history month

(Des Moines, IA) – In the spirit of diversity and equality, Des Moines University will celebrate Black History Month with a free presentation on Feb. 14. Beginning at noon in the Des Moines University (DMU) Academic Center, lecture hall one, 3440 Grand Avenue, everyone is invited to learn about the Underground Railroad. “We want to […]

— Courtney Tompkins