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.

DMU, community celebrate the power of education at Glanton Dinner

Nearly 400 central Iowa community members came together Oct. 16 to highlight the importance of diversity and inclusion at Des Moines University’s 16th annual Glanton Dinner. The event generates financial support for the University’s Glanton Fund, which was established in …

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Once a doctor, always a doctor

MEDICAL SCHOOL PERMANENTLY CHANGES YOU. It changes not only how you think, but also how you see people and, in turn, how they see and think about you. This has been most evident to me over the past several years, …

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Alumnus crushes the Iditarod – on foot – for the sixth time

Eric Johnson’s idea of a good time is no walk in the park. It’s a 1,000- mile slog that he does on foot with Old Man Winter up wind-whipped mountain passes, over rivers, across desolate tundras and through dense forests …

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A story of resilience, inner strength and the U.S. Marine Corps

Anyone who lands a seat in medical school in this highly competitive era is, numerically speaking, a rarity. That Stephanie Zobel did that after serving five years in the U.S. Marine Corps, graduating from Ohio State University and then giving …

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Students embrace getting, giving flu vaccines

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the single best way to protect against the flu is to get vaccinated each year. In 2016-2017, for example, flu vaccination prevented an estimated 5.3 million influenza illnesses, 2.6 million …

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Oct. 19 workshop offers hands-on ultrasound training

About 10 years ago, DMU alumnus and emergency medical physician Tom Benzoni, D.O.’83, EM, AOBEM, FACEP, looked out on the horizon of health care and saw an emerging technology: ultrasound. “I thought I’d better learn about it. I’ve got to …

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Sean T. Grambart, D.P.M.’01, FACFAS

Sean Grambart, D.P.M.’01, FACFAS, joined Foot and Ankle, part of the DMU Clinic, and the DMU College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in fall 2019 after practicing with the Urbana, IL-based Carle Physician Group and Carle Foundation Hospital’s surgery department …

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A Public Health Perspective on Vaping, E-Cigarettes and the Acute Lung Injury Outbreak

Health risks associated with vaping and e cigarette products have captured the public’s attention as increases in acute lung injury and illness have been reported. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have reported 1,080 confirmed and probable cases in 48 states …

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We are #DMUProud

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1898

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

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$7 million

received by students in scholarships each year

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Improving Lives

in our global community is part of our core mission

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#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

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