A vision to volunteer

DMU students love to pursue volunteer opportunities that tap their clinical skills. Yet the need for appropriate oversight and documentation can create barriers for community medicine projects. So when Kristin Randa, D.O.’18, proposed on-campus training with Prevent Blindness Iowa, the partnership …

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Students in SEC by DNA sculpture

Art around campus

Over the years, Des Moines University has amassed a large amount of artwork that can be seen scattered across campus. We have pieces ranging from a large scale DNA model to colorful abstract paintings. But it wasn’t until recently when a few …

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DMU's OMM fellows provide a demonstration for Waukee APEX students.

Lighting the spark

There’s a new course offered at Des Moines University, but registration is closed to anyone older than 18. Twelve high schoolers meet daily in Ryan Hall 281 from noon to 2:30 p.m. for Exploration of Health Sciences and Medicine through …

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DMU partners with Waukee Community School District in innovative education program

Des Moines University has partnered with the Waukee Community School District to provide high school students the opportunity to explore health professions through the Waukee Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS). The first program of its kind in Iowa, Waukee …

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