(Des Moines, IA) – Des Moines University medical student, Jen Kersey, spent a few months earlier this year with 13 other contestants on NBC’s hit reality show, “The Biggest Loser,” which premiers on September 13. The Crandall, Texas, native took time off from medical school to appear on the show. The show was taped […]
(Des Moines, IA) – Secretary of Health and Human Services, Mike Leavitt, will be at Des Moines University on Thursday, August 25, as part of a nationwide tour to discuss Medicare’s new prescription drug coverage. A public forum will take place at 9:30 a.m. in DMU’s Medical Education Center, 3200 Grand Avenue. The event is […]
(Des Moines, Iowa) – A Des Moines University (DMU) associate professor has been awarded over $180,000 to study the effects of a protein on inflammation. Andrew Brittingham, Ph.D., DMU associate professor of microbiology, was awarded the grant from the National Institutes of Health for his research project, titled “The Production of Endothelin-1 (ET-1) by Macrophages […]
(Des Moines, IA) – Jolene Kelly, M.P.A.S, PA-C, recently joined Des Moines University as a faculty member in the Physician Assistant Program. Previously, she worked as a physician assistant at Doran Clinic for Women in Ames, Iowa.
(Des Moines, IA) – Carolyn L. Beverly, M.D., M.P.H., former director of the Polk County Health Department, recently joined Des Moines University as a College of Osteopathic Medicine faculty member. She will also serve as the College of Health Sciences medical director.
(Des Moines, IA) – Wayne A Wilson, Ph.D., recently joined Des Moines University as an assistant professor of biochemistry. Previously, Wilson worked as an assistant scientist at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Ind.
(Des Moines, IA) – Newt Gingrich, former U.S. Speaker of the House, is scheduled to speak at Des Moines University on Friday, August 12, 2005, from Noon – 1 p.m. in the Student Education Center, 3300 Grand Avenue. His stop in Des Moines is part of a nationwide tour to discuss his proposed redesign of the […]
(Des Moines, Iowa) – Sunday, Aug. 14 is Des Moines University (DMU) Day at the Iowa State Fair. Plan to stop by the DMU booth anytime throughout the day to join in a variety of fun and educational activities to entertain adults and kids alike. The following activities will be available at the booth, which […]
(Des Moines, IA) – On Saturday, July 30, Des Moines University hosted a free, comprehensive Health Fair and provided 331 free school and sports physicals for Des Moines area students. DMU partnered with the Iowa Heart Center and other concerned organizations to host the fair on the DMU campus in the Medical Education Center (MEC), located […]
DMU announces 2004-05 Faculty Awards (Des Moines, IA) – Des Moines University announced its 2004-05 faculty awards at a reception held Tuesday, July 12. Faculty Awards are awarded to peer-nominated and committee-selected faculty members in recognition of outstanding performance in particular categories. The awards are presented to faculty in celebration of their achievement in […]
Des Moines, IA – A building on the campus of Des Moines University, located in Des Moines, Iowa, was recently renamed Richard M. Ryan Hall in honor of the University’s former president, Dr. Richard M. Ryan Jr., of Winchester, Mass. Ryan was 13th president of the 107-year-old medical and health sciences institution from 1996 […]
(Des Moines, IA) – For the last three years, sophomore- and junior-year college students from across Iowa and throughout the nation, half of whom were minority students, have had a chance to visit Des Moines University (DMU) and experience what studying to be a medical professional would be like. This year, the Medical […]
What: Governor Terry E. Branstad, president and CEO of Des Moines University (DMU), will visit Fort Dodge to meet with the Sertoma Club and network with local DMU alumni. While in Fort Dodge, Governor Branstad will be available for media interviews from 2:30 – 5 p.m. Governor Branstad will discuss the […]
(Des Moines, IA) – A free transportation resource booklet is now available for Polk County seniors, which lists transportation resources around the area, provides phone numbers for services and gives general information about the services. Transportation is one of the biggest barriers in terms of seniors receiving adequate health care. In fact, a recent […]
(Des Moines, IA) – Rear Admiral Kenneth P. Moritsugu, M.D., M.P.H., Deputy U.S. Surgeon General, will be the featured speaker at Des Moines University’s 105th Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 28, 2005, at the Iowa Events Center-Hy-Vee Hall, Des Moines. The commencement exercises will honor 289 graduates of Des Moines University. The College of Osteopathic […]
(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, […]
(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 […]
(Des Moines, IA) – Increasingly, medical services are provided by free clinics for many in both rural and urban areas of Iowa who don’t have access to affordable health care. According to a 2004 review of the free clinics system of Iowa, written by Des Moines University and the Iowa Department of Public […]
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 […]
(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 […]