Prestigious award fuels grad’s global health passion

Jenell Stewart helped build a bakery in Ghana as a Peace Corps member and served an internship with the World Health Organization last summer. She’s now embarked on a new adventure that she says feels like winning “the global health lottery.”

DMU student earns American Lung Association award

Laura Hoffman was an eight-year-old kid at summer camp the first time she was offered a cigarette. She turned it down. As a teen, she watched her mother struggle with – and succeed in – quitting smoking. She’s now helping others kick the habit as a volunteer with the American Lung Association.

Bustin’ out in Boston

In this competition, Matthew Treat was perfectly happy placing 291st. In fact, he was happy just to get in the race. A student in DMU’s physician assistant program and president of his class, Treat was among 26,907 runners to compete in the Boston Marathon in April.

Want to make a difference in health care? Here’s how

DMU alumni and friends have an exciting opportunity to tackle health care’s many challenges, says DMU Board Chair James Grekin, D.O.’62, MACOI.

Feast in the wild!

This is a fun event at the Blank Park Zoo this weekend – a food festival amongst their adorable animals! …

Freaky foods

When it comes to new technological developments, some of the strangest ones involve food. For example, the Daily Telegraph recently …

Is this guy crazy?

You might consider Charlie Wittmack’s undertaking and rightfully ask, “Is this guy crazy?” A Des Moines attorney and the only …

Friday recipe: chickpea burgers with mint raita

As an Iowa farm kid, I grew up eating pork, beef and chicken, with the occasional seafood and venison thrown …

A provocative day

At DMU, our faculty believe research is vital, and students are vital to research. A demonstration of that belief is …

One more reason Des Moines rocks

I know it’s Wordless Wednesday here at Dose of DMU, but news today deserves comment: Forbes has declared our fine …