Class of 2016

Celebrating the Class of 2016

Des Moines University awarded 472 degrees in nine programs at the 116th annual Commencement Ceremony on May 28. Family, friends, …

Mercuris named Iowa Campus Compact Faculty Fellow

Kathy Mercuris, PT, D.H.S., associate professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program, was selected as a 2016-2017 Iowa Campus Compact Engaged …
A student takes the blood pressure of a legislator at DMU Day on the Hill.

DMU students head for the Hills

Des Moines University students took over the Iowa State Capitol on April 13 for “DMU Day on the Hill.” Throughout …
A patient receives a body composition analysis

Stick to your New Year’s resolutions by monitoring your body composition

It’s no surprise that weight loss is the number one New Year’s resolution. After weeks of filling up on holiday …
DMU's OMM fellows provide a demonstration for Waukee APEX students.

Lighting the spark

There’s a new course offered at Des Moines University, but registration is closed to anyone older than 18. Twelve high …
Tai Chi is a great exercise for older adults and those with arthritis.

Tai chi: Ancient martial art fights stress and chronic conditions

When you think of exercise, what comes to mind? Sweat. Heavy breathing. Sore muscles. Tai chi offers none of that. …

Food Day spreads a message of sustainability

Lori Graff remembers eating food from the animals raised on her family’s farm and getting fresh milk from a neighbor. …
Senior with DMU student at Senior Health Fair

DMU health fair offers free check-ups to seniors Nov. 7

Des Moines University is offering free health screenings to adults 50 and older at its annual Senior Health Fair on …
DMU students don their white coats and take the oath at the annual rite of passage.

DMU issues the next wave of white coats

On October 10, 374 first-year students took the first step on their journey to clinical practice, receiving their first white …
The DMU women's team took home the Malpractice Bowl trophy.

Women prevail, men fail in annual Malpractice Bowl

It was a beautiful football Saturday at Drake Stadium on October 3 as Des Moines University and Drake University Law …
Run DMU 2015

Two hundred turn out to Run DMU

More than 200 DMU students, employees, alumni and friends took the challenge to Run DMU on September 11. Runners and …
Healthier Campus Initiative logo

DMU joins Partnership for a Healthier America to offer healthier choices for students and employees

Des Moines University is making a commitment to deliver healthier food choices and promote even more wellness activities for students, faculty and …