DMU leaders invited back to White House for climate and health summit

J.D. Polk, D.O., M.S., M.M.M., CPE, FACOEP, dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Yogesh Shah, M.D., M.P.H., associate dean …
Assistant Professor Muhammad Spocter teaches graduate-level neuroanatomy concepts to high school students who in turn help further his research.

High schoolers help advance canine brain research

It seems like a normal Friday morning in Muhammad Spocter’s neuroanatomy lab. Students are in their seats, intently listening to …
President Franklin accepts the Mary McLeod Bethune Award

President Franklin receives Mary McLeod Bethune Award

DMU President Angela L. Walker Franklin, Ph.D., accepted the Mary McLeod Bethune Award from the Iowa Juneteenth Observance at the …

Keep cool during summer workouts

Sunny days and warm weather draw even infrequent exercisers outside in summertime. Every workout feels harder in the heat, but …
DMU Continuing Medical Education logo

DMU receives Iowa Medical Society stamp of approval for continuing education

Des Moines University’s Continuing Medical Education received a six-year accreditation with commendation from the Iowa Medical Society (IMS), the highest stamp …
D.O. Class of 2015

Where did all our docs go?

After Commencement, our graduates are prepared to embark on exciting, new health careers. But for the osteopathic and podiatric physicians, …
Sunshine

Skin care tips for when you feel the burn

After a cool, wet spring, we’re anxiously awaiting the sunny days of summer. But sunshine has a way of making …
Downtown Des Moines Farmers' Market

Des Moines is not boring

Those from Iowa generally have a good idea of what there is to do around a state known mostly for …
Riane Teagarden and Nicholas Staub helped provide a meal for hundreds of local children through their fundraiser.

Podiatry students take donations to de-feet childhood hunger

More than 16 million children in the United States are at risk of going hungry, according to the United States Department …
Jesse Wilson's figure drawing

Art exhibit displays students’ knowledge of human anatomy

Artwork from six first-year DMU students is on display in the DMU Library, showcasing their mastery of human anatomy. Evan …

463 graduates to cross the stage at DMU’s 115th Commencement

Des Moines University will grant degrees to 463 graduates at the University’s 115th Commencement Ceremony, on Saturday, May 23, at …

Shah, leading Iowa scientists urge action on climate change

Yogesh Shah, M.D., M.P.H., and 187 other science faculty and researchers from 39 Iowa colleges and universities signed the fifth …