Ready for zombie attack?

I’m a big fan of “Shots,” and, no, not the kind tossed back in one’s you-should-know-better years – it’s National …

PA presentations: from atherosclerosis to sugar substitutes

DMU’s physician assistant Class of 2011 will return from their rotations this month for their final 25th-month activities. They include …

They’ve seen the light

I’m talking about the light at the end of their DMU tunnel: A week ago, DMU graduates and their families …

Friday recipe: tempeh reubens

Are you a vegetarian, a vegan, a pescetarian or a flexitarian? Not sure? Vegetarian Times has your answer: The self-proclaimed …

Pridefest

This weekend is the annual PrideFest here in Des Moines. The event celebrates the importance of gay culture in the …

The calm in the storm

While the new class of talented and eager P.A. students has already begun their first year at DMU, we D.O. …

Good news about our health

Amid the often depressing news about our individual and collective health (obesity rates expanding! diabetes on the rise! heart disease …

To market, to market

(Blog post updated 9/8/11) Can’t make it to the downtown farmer’s market on Saturdays but still want to support local …

Global Health book drive to benefit the Sudan-American Foundation for Education

Together with the Des Moines University library and the Community Service Committee, the Global Health Department initiated a book drive …

Global Health Outreach award 2011

The Global Health outreach award was established in 2008 to recognize contributions from faculty and students, toward their work for …

Friday recipe: easy Thai chicken

When I get home from the office, most evenings the last thing I want to do is get cookin’ in …