Alumni spotlight: Mollie M. James, D.O., M.P.H.’03

I received my bachelor’s degree from Drake University in 1999, my doctorate in osteopathic medicine from DMU in 2003 and my master’s in public health from DMU in 2007. I completed my residency at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, IA, my first surgical research fellowship with DMU and Mercy and a critical care fellowship at the University of Minnesota. I am a surgical intensivist [...]

Resolutions, what?

So, we’re 10 days into the new year – how’re your resolutions sticking? A recent poll I read said 21% …

Connected?

How many ways are you connected to DMU? We’d love for you to check out our Facebook page, watch our …

Merry Christmas!

Christmas is one of my favorite seasons of the year and the day itself is so much fun. Family, food, …

The Shift before Christmas

Today, in the spirit of the season, I’d like to share a piece of poetry that I’ve just concluded as …

Great PharmFree grade!

Last week the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) released the results of its fourth “PharmFree Scorecard” project. The AMSA PharmFree Scorecard (http://www.amsascorecard.org) …

Holiday hours

Don’t forget: the University is closed Dec. 23-26 but will re-open Dec. 27. It will then be closed again Dec. …

Des Moines University announces Angela L. Walker Franklin, Ph.D., as new university president

Des Moines, IA – Angela L. Walker Franklin, Ph.D., will be Des Moines University’s 15th president in the school’s 112-year …

Alumni spotlight: Ricardo E. DeNapoli, D.O.’74

I am a primary care physician with the Solano County PUblich Health Department in Fairfield, CA, and provide services to the uninsured and underinsured. I serve as the medical “safety net” for the county’s residents. I was part of the first group of osteopathic physicians to “re-enter” California after the state paid the pre-existing D.O.s to become M.D.s and put a measure in place not to allow [...]

Alumni Reunion 2010

One of the pleasures of getting older is reconnecting with "old" friends, as many did during the third annual DMU Reunion Aug. 13-15, 2010.

Happy chanukah!

Today at sundown begins the Jewish celebration through Dec. 9. To all of you celebrating, we hope your Chanukah is …