Honoring a special DMU graduate for a life of service

The transition from one year to the next typically includes reflecting upon those we’ve lost. For the Des Moines University …

Alumni, here’s a great way to give back

“Never stop learning.” This important message was among the many takeaways that Robert G. Smith, D.P.M.’99, M.Sc., R.Ph., C.Ped., CPRS, …
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DMU honors leadership donors

Over the past fiscal year, they invested in DMU’s academic programs, helped provide learning resources and services to students, supported …

71 years later, “downwinders” are still ignored

When I read a March 24 article in the Santa Fe New Mexican titled “Los Alamos team visits Japan to …
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Honoring vitality and integrity

Editor’s note: John Cusack and William Illingworth III met as first-year students in the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, now …
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Alumni spotlight: Richard S. Green, M.S.P.T.’92

Rich Green, M.S.P.T.’92, has served as the as Director of Medical Services for the IMT Des Moines Marathon, striving to ensure a …

2015-2016 Honor Roll of Donors

Thank you for your support! This Honor Roll expresses DMU’s deep gratitude toward the people and organizations that contributed financially …

Health care advocacy beyond the clinic

I trace my own roots in working for social change to several family members – a grandfather, Philip S. VanCise …

Putting ‘compasion’ and care in one’s name

Juanita Baranowski, PA-C’96, her colleague Alan Berg, D.O., and their staff provide care according to their clinic’s moniker. Juanita Garcia …
Ballard, an assistant professor of emergency medicine in the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, received the title, during NBC’s “Today” show  on Oct. 6, in the magazine’s third annual nationwide Ultimate Guy Search. That put him on the cover of the magazine’s November issue.

Grad lands “Ultimate Guy” title

Just who is the “ultimate guy” for 2016? According to  Men’s Health magazine, it’s Jedidiah Ballard, D.O.’10. “They brought us …
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A Door, and a War

Drafted D.O.s pave their profession’s way In 1967, Uncle Sam opened a door for osteopathic physicians by finally accepting them …

DMU is nation’s top producer of primary care physicians

Since its founding, Des Moines University has prepared students to provide excellent, holistic health care. That’s great training for our …