Dose of DMU
Campus news and updates

Calendar Share

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

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