DMU Legislative Breakfast a chance to practice advocacy skills

The Des Moines University legislative breakfast, held Jan. 24, 2017, brought together students and lawmakers at the Iowa State Capitol in …
Mini Medical School 2017

Boost your brain power in 2017 at Mini Medical School

Experience the DMU campus and expand your medical knowledge – without taking the MCAT. Attend Mini Med School, a program …
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Alumni spotlight: Richard S. Green, M.S.P.T.’92

Rich Green, M.S.P.T.’92, has served as the as Director of Medical Services for the IMT Des Moines Marathon, striving to ensure a …

DMU turns IMT Des Moines Marathon recovery zone purple

Runners who completed the IMT Des Moines Marathon and Half-Marathon rounded the finish line and — after receiving their medal and …

Alumni assist with DMU Back 2 School Physicals

For many student volunteers, Des Moines University’s free Back 2 School Physicals event is their first time applying skills learned in clinical …
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Podiatry students volunteer at Special Olympics “Fit Feet”

Each spring, Des Moines University students from the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery volunteer with “Fit Feet,” a Special Olympics …

DMU joins HuffPo “Sleep Revolution”

Sleep deprivation is something of a badge of courage for medical students, residents and providers who are expected to study …
DMU President Angela L. Walker Franklin accepts the Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame honor from Governor Terry Branstad.

DMU receives highest state honor for volunteerism

Des Moines University was inducted into the Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame on April 13 as part of National Volunteer …

Girls in Science Day connects kids to health concepts and careers

How do you harness the enthusiasm of an energetic middle-school girl and direct it toward science? Let her cradle a human heart …

Front row seat to heart surgery

Area high school students celebrated heart month at Des Moines University with a “front row” seat to a cardiac surgery …
Back To School Physicals 2015

Mentor students through volunteer initiatives

Volunteer experiences – especially involving community medicine – help Des Moines University students make connections between coursework and their future …

DMU Walks at the Whistle

Des Moines University walkers enjoyed perfect autumn weather for this year’s “Walk at the Whistle,” a 1K coordinated state-wide by …