Fork in brain

Back for seconds

After getting a taste of Des Moines University for three weeks one summer, these students returned to campus to complete …
Probing depression and its links to pain are student and faculty researchers Bradley Lamb, Jessica Kline, Jeremy Kapuscinski, LiLian Yuan, Ph.D., Vanja Duric, Ph.D., and Misty Carder.

Yuan battles depression with NIH grant

Curiosity is creating an audible buzz among students and faculty engaged in DMU’s increasingly robust research enterprise. This story is …
Runners and walkers take off at the sound of the gun at Run DMU.

Dash down Grand and back to DMU in University’s annual 5K

Race toward downtown, take a lap around the Pappajohn Sculpture Park and run back uphill to the Des Moines University …

Students step right up to dunk their deans at DMU Palooza

Taunts and teasing did not deter students from dropping their deans into the dunk tank at the second annual DMU Palooza. …

Spotting the signs of a concussion

Back to school time means back to sports for kids of all ages. Participating in a sport always brings a …
Hindsight is 20/20: Students share their advice for first-years.

Hindsight is 20/20

With their first year behind them, second-year podiatric medicine students reflected on their initial year of medical school and mined …

Food is Medicine returns for fall farmers’ markets

Food is Medicine is back to work spreading a healthy message. The group will again staff a booth at Des …
Tai Chi is a great exercise for older adults and those with arthritis.

Try out Tai Chi with free classes July 21 and 23

Looking for a way to reduce stress, build strength and increase balance and flexibility? Try Tai Chi! Des Moines University Physical …
Dr. Bennett performs a foot examination on a patient at Des Moines University Foot and Ankle.

Diabetic foot care: Recognize early signs to prevent potential problems

Diabetes is a complicated disease that leads to a host of secondary complications. Some of the most common problems occur …

Wauson awarded $200,000 for cardiovascular research

Eric Wauson, Ph.D., has been awarded more than $200,000 by the American Heart Association (AHA) to fund his research into autophagy …

Thirty-two Des Moines University student leaders inducted into honor society

Des Moines University teaches students more than the sciences. Medical students also learn compassion, ethics and leadership — the interpersonal …
Aaron Shoskes, D.O.'18, presents his research at the American Urological Association Annual Meeting.

Aaron Shoskes, D.O.’18, explores link between chronic stress and gut bacteria

Aaron Shoskes, D.O.’18, gave a platform presentation titled “A possible link between chronic stress and the microbiome: a metagenomic analysis” at the …