DMU supports World Triathlon with global health outreach

Nearly 830 women die in Nepal for every 100,000 live births. This is the 16th worst maternal mortality rate in …

Happy doctors’ day!!

HAPPY DOCTORS’ DAY to our graduates, our faculty and our doctors-to-be! Happy doctors’ day to all those working in the …

Alumni spotlight: Troy D. Ivey, D.O.’89

I was born in Perry, IA. I received my B.S. from Iowa State University before attending DMU. I completed my surgical training at Loyola University in Chicago and Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI. I have practiced as a general surgeon in Storm Lake for 15 years. I first met my wife on the campus of DMU when she was visiting a friend for the weekend. We have four children [...]

Heroes

While watching the Olympics (love ’em!) I saw these GE commercials and wanted to share them. (For those of you …

Alumni spotlight: Jami S. Haberl, M.P.H., M.H.A.’03

Upon graduation from Iowa State University in community health education, I started my career at the American Cancer Society in St. Paul, MN. From there I moved back to Iowa to earn my degrees at DMU while working at the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH). At IDPH I was introduced to the world of public health and healthcare preparedness. I took a short break and [...]

Learn about top five causes of death in U.S. at DMU’s Mini Medical School

This year’s Mini Medical School at Des Moines University (DMU) will give you an overview of the top five causes …

Free presentations Feb. 6 about psychological effects of unemployment

Iowa Psychiatric Society teams up with Des Moines University, Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center to offer help Click here to …

Go around the world with DMU

At the American Osteopathic Association’s 114th annual Osteopathic Medical Conference and Exposition in November, Des Moines University leaders encouraged alumni to go global – with their medical alma mater.

A giving doc gets well-deserved honor

Robert Suter, D.O.’89, M.H.A.’89, knows how to take care of a guy who’s been shot in the chest. But he also knows “how you do so in a tent when you have limited resources and the guy has to be evacuated,” says Navy Captain Trueman Sharp, M.D. He has never forgotten the benefits of his DMU education and the osteopathic profession. He's devoted his life to paying them back and paying it forward to medical students and military medics.

Alumni spotlight: Cynthia L. Swoyer, M.P.H.’07

B.S., University of Iowa, 1977; M.P.H., Des Moines University 2007. I am a bereavement counselor at Hospice of Central Iowa in Des Moines, IA. I counsel family members, friends, staff after the death of a loved one; facilitate grief groups throughout the metro on a monthly basis; offer memorial services to metro nursing facilities; offer memorial services quarterly at Bright [...]

Birthday bonanza, round 2

Happy Birthday seems to be the most used phrase lately in the PA neck of the woods. Last Monday, November …

Do some good today!

This is heart-warming, use it for inspiration today: see what this lil 4-year-old Iowa boy wants for Christmas. So now …