Preparing tomorrow's health care leaders

At DMU, we enable our students to make a tangible difference in the world. Our three health sciences colleges house eight different programs, all widely respected and highly competitive. We provide a hands-on learning environment that emphasizes competence, compassion, and community.

Des Moines University named a “2019 Great College to Work For”

Des Moines University (DMU) is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a recent survey commissioned by The Chronicle of Higher Education, “The Great Colleges to Work For” program. The results, released today in …

Des Moines University named a “2019 Great College to Work For” Read More

Young athletes can up their game with a good warm-up

School sports are a great way for youth to stay fit, build positive character traits and have fun. But as with adults, it’s important that young athletes take the time to warm up properly to reduce the risk of injury. …

Young athletes can up their game with a good warm-up Read More

Prevent injuries, expense at “Don’t Fall Fiesta,” Sept. 20

No one wants to take a fall, for many good reasons. According to the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), falls are the second-leading cause of injury deaths for all age groups in the state, and they’re the leading cause …

Prevent injuries, expense at “Don’t Fall Fiesta,” Sept. 20 Read More

Nutrition course challenges DMU COM students to use food as medicine

On a recent Wednesday morning at Des Moines University, second-year osteopathic medical students were putting the finishing touches on finely tuned dishes to serve to their classmates. This was no luncheon or dinner-party prep; rather, the students were completing an …

Nutrition course challenges DMU COM students to use food as medicine Read More

DMU students take team approach in white coat ceremony

Reflecting the interprofessional approach that contributes to effective health care, students in Des Moines University’s four clinical programs – osteopathic medicine, podiatric medicine and surgery, physical therapy and physician assistant studies – participated in a unified white coat ceremony on …

DMU students take team approach in white coat ceremony Read More

Get moving with Walk With Ease at DMU

The DMU Physical Therapy Clinic and Community Health Partners have teamed up to offer a marvelously moving experience – the Arthritis Foundation’s Walk With Ease Program, which is designed to help people who have arthritis as well as individuals without …

Get moving with Walk With Ease at DMU Read More

Kudos for DMU Day at the Iowa State Fair

Rain fell on the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, Aug. 11, but that didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of fair-goers for DMU Day at the event. They enjoyed the 94 osteopathic manual medicine and physical therapy demonstrations performed by 49 student …

Kudos for DMU Day at the Iowa State Fair Read More

DMU Physician Assistant Program graduates ace certification exam

Students in Des Moines University’s Physician Assistant (PA) Program complete an academically rigorous 25-month curriculum. After graduation from the program, they must pass the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE) to become a certified physician assistant (PA-C). The PA Class …

DMU Physician Assistant Program graduates ace certification exam Read More

We are #DMUProud

flag_icon

1898

year DMU was founded, making us the second oldest osteopathic university

scholarship_icon

$7 million

received by students in scholarships each year

service_icon

Improving Lives

in our global community is part of our core mission

city_icon

#1 City

Des Moines is the most affordable place to live in the U.S.

The DMU Clinic

Our multi-specialty clinic is conveniently located on the DMU campus. Our clinicians are more than providers; they’re researchers, mentors, and faculty dedicated to bringing expert, specialty health care to you and your family. Students attending DMU train alongside these leading physicians throughout their programs, gaining valuable, first-hand experience.

Neel Patel

“During our pre-clinical years, we are immersed in a curriculum that balances innovation and technology with lectures from renowned professors. We are given the tools, resources and opportunities to become compassionate, empathetic and competent clinicians to serve on local, national and even global levels.”

Neel Patel, D.O.'20

Scroll to Top