Interested in research?

DMU has a very cool program for undergrad students interested in research &/or a future career in health or medicine. …

Alumni spotlight: Mollie M. James, D.O., M.P.H.’03

I received my bachelor’s degree from Drake University in 1999, my doctorate in osteopathic medicine from DMU in 2003 and my master’s in public health from DMU in 2007. I completed my residency at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, IA, my first surgical research fellowship with DMU and Mercy and a critical care fellowship at the University of Minnesota. I am a surgical intensivist [...]

Where’s my pasta sauce?

I always have leftover cooked pasta in the fridge and my favorite quick food is pasta with tomato sauce. Except …

January 11 Health Career Explorer Post 141 meeting at DMU cancelled due to weather

The 7 p.m. meeting of Health Career Explorer Post 141 at Des Moines University has been CANCELLED for tomorrow, January …

Resolutions, what?

So, we’re 10 days into the new year – how’re your resolutions sticking? A recent poll I read said 21% …

Friday recipe: Cheerio berry smoothie

We hear it all the time, “breakfast is the most important meal of the day” or ” a smart day …

The big, bad, scary winter in Iowa

A few weeks ago, my classmates and I celebrated another major milestone in our academic pursuits. Having concluded our first …

Community education @ DMU

UPDATE: The Feb. 1 class was postponed due to weather. It has been rescheduled for Feb. 15 in the same …

Public invited to hear Des Moines adventurer Charlie Wittmack on Jan. 13

Des Moines, IA – What’s it like to bike through 18 inches of sand, swim the English Channel and climb …

What must you do while in Des Moines?

Many of our students come from rural Iowa, other states or even other countries. Some will stay and practice in …