Friday recipe: black bean and heirloom tomato quinoa salad

Last week’s recipe was a pick from Des Moines University’s “Nutrition 101” course, in which DMU Wellness Director Joy Schiller, …

Mental and emotional well-being

Today is day 5 of National Public Health Week 2012! Below, members of DMU’s Master of Public Health Student Club …

Reproductive and sexual health

Today is day 4 of National Public Health Week 2012! Our awesome Master of Public Health Student Club (MPHSC) members …

Egg-cellent

On Saturday, 9-12, there’s a free Easter egg hunt downtown in Gateway Park with inflatables, face painting and more fun activities! From …

Students sink their teeth into healthy cooking

Watch DMU's healthy cooking class in action! DMU is one of the few medical schools in the nation to offer its osteopathic medical students hands-on experiences in the kitchen. Find out why.

DMU’s Roberto Fernandez named National Student D.O. of the Year

Roberto Fernandez, a D.O. student in the class of 2013 at Des Moines University, received the American Association of Colleges …

Make A Difference By Walking

DMU will join the American Heart Association in celebrating National Walking Day! It’s a day to challenge ourselves and our …

A healthier America begins today: Join the movement!

The American Public Health Association and public health professionals around the country are focusing on prevention and wellness during this …

Anatomy word of the month: Decussation

“To make an X” (Latin). A decussation is an intersection of pathways in the form of an X. Most nerve …