Learn about top five causes of death in U.S. at DMU’s Mini Medical School

This year’s Mini Medical School at Des Moines University (DMU) will give you an overview of the top five causes …

Public health-related books to listen to

Looking for interesting books related to public health and ways to change the world? Here are a few suggestions that …

Maintaining beauty can be so expensive

…but it doesn’t always have to be. How much do you pay  for a decent haircut these days? The guys …

DMU trustee attends White House celebration

One of Des Moines University’s esteemed trustees, Willie Stevenson Glanton, J.D., was recently honored with an invitation to the White …

Pass the P.A.S.S. on to your pre-med friends!

We have a sweet deal for pre-med students who want to get their feet wet before they start the application …

Help me cook!

All of the nifty kitchen gadgets are collecting dust so I need your help in putting them to work. Do …

Today is MLK Day

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Des Moines University campus and clinic is closed today. Did you know …

Music rocks! (ha ha)

I have an obsession with anything related to music: radio, Ipod, dancing, “American Idol” (whoot whoot), Pandora (if you don’t …

In Good Shape

Amid changes in leadership and challenges of a turbulent economy, Des Moines University is squarely positioned for continued success. 2009 …

DMU students see friends, not stereotypes

In the University’s Homeless Camp Outreach, students learn to help people “where they are” – and gain compassion in the process.

DMU’s well-rounded wellness program goes platinum

The University is the first U.S. college or university to earn the highest recognition granted by the Wellness Councils of America.

Doctor feels the need for speed

Physicians typically dash from one patient or procedure to another through long exausting days. Jeannie Pflum, D.O.'97, an obstetrics and gynecology doctor in Santa Rosa, CA, is no exception.