Dr. Matz in the anatomy lab
Dr. Matz in the anatomy lab

Osteopathic medicine students at Des Moines University take anatomy in a state-of-the-art anatomy lab.


  • Computer-aided instruction with 32-inch flat screen monitors at 43 dissection stations.
  • Each station offers dissection instructions linked to images from Netter’s Atlas of Human Anatomy online.
  • Video files of laboratory orientations and reviews are available to students, as are CT/MRI images, plain film radiographs and three-dimensional images converted from CT/MRI scans.
  • Digital technology used in the lab provides greater insights and prepares you for the ways anatomy is viewed in medical practice.
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