Grad guides electronic medical record use

Andrew Burchett, D.O.’03, admits with a laugh that when he agreed to become his health system’s medical information officer, he …

Cultivating cultural, medical understanding

At garage sales, in the Mall of America and during the wee hours of an emergency room shift, DMU's visiting Ugandan students gain new insights on Americans - and they teach their new Iowa friends some things, too.

Research student spotlight: Christine Schaplowsky

Christine Schaplowsky first became interested in research during her undergraduate education at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN. During the …

Research spotlight: Edward Finnerty

Dr. Edward Finnerty has recently been appointed as the Director for OPTI (Osteopathic Post-Graduate Training Institute) Research. This will be a …

M.B.S. students win research awards

Two students in DMU’s master of biomedical sciences (M.B.S.) degree program won research awards within two weeks of each other …

DMU at the Iowa Academy of Science (IAS)

Des Moines University was well represented at the recent Iowa Academy of Science (IAS) meeting April 16-17 at Graceland University …

Thursday: earth day!!

Thursday is earth day so get outside, clean it up, plant something good & enjoy it! Here’s some earthy events: …

Research student spotlight: Tyler Nielsen

I received my B.A. in biology at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois, in 2008. I am currently working with …

Student research spotlight: Julia Maynard

Julia Maynard first became interested in research during her undergraduate education at Rockhurst University. Her interest in research began while …

Research spotlight: Jeffrey Means

J. Jeffrey Means, M.Div., Ph.D. is associate professor and chair of the behavioral medicine department. In addition to his role …

Student research spotlight: Katie Welliver

Katie first became interested in research during her undergraduate education at the University of Minnesota. During her sophomore year, she …

Student research may help tackle vitamin deficiency, blindness

Tyler Mayo is working in a DMU laboratory to help address potential vitamin A deficiency among children on the other …