Friday recipe: Warm up with pumpkin curry

Halloween may be over, but it’s still prime pumpkin season. Pumpkin is naturally sweet, which is why you see an …

Take steps now to prevent disease later

You’ve probably heard the term “preventive medicine” a lot since the Affordable Care Act passed in 2010. The law requires …

Avoid office injury by following ergonomic principles

Humans have long spent the majority of their waking hours at work. But instead of manufacturing, farming and building, most …
10 Things I Wish I Knew

10 things I wish I knew

The transition to medical school is tough. An overwhelming amount of new, complex information is coming at you every day …

DMU partners with Waukee Community School District in innovative education program

Des Moines University has partnered with the Waukee Community School District to provide high school students the opportunity to explore …

Provider Profile: Meet Dr. Terri Plundo

Name: Terri Plundo, D.O., FACOFP Title: Des Moines University Clinic Medical Director Assistant Professor of Family Medicine Clinic: Family Medicine …

Stay active as you age

We all know that regular physical activity is important for our health. But as we age, it gets more and …

Provider Profile: Meet Dr. John Bennett

Name: John D. Bennett, D.P.M., FACFAS Title: Podiatrist/Associate Professor Clinic: Foot and Ankle Undergraduate School: University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland …

Provider Profile: Meet Dr. G. Bradley Klock

Name: G. Bradley Klock, D.O., FAAO Title: Chairperson and Associate Professor of Osteopathic Manual Medicine Clinic: Osteopathic Manual Medicine Clinic …

440 medical students take part in largest disaster training

First- and second-year D.O. students were involved in a volunteer disaster relief training on September 26. The American Red Cross …

M.H.A. and M.P.H. programs praised as “pioneers” in utilizing Desire2Learn Insights

It’s no news that Des Moines University’s master of health care administration and master of public health programs continue to …

Watch closely for signs of the “silent killer”

One-third of American adults have a dangerous condition that is so hard to detect that 20 percent of those who …