DMU prof lands NIH grant to study diet, coronary heart disease

People have known for many years that what they eat can have a big impact, positive or negative, on their …

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 …

Happy National Physician Assistant Week!

National Physician Assistant Week takes place each year Oct. 6–12 to celebrate the physician assistant profession and its contributions to …

Give ‘em a cheer: the DMU Alumni of the Year

As they educate and mentor students, touch the lives of patients and work tirelessly in their professions and communities, the …
Are PSPs and ACOs A-OK_MHAevent

Explore the future of health care financing with DMU and Deloitte

The launch of health insurance marketplaces, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) and the broader shift in payment …

DMU’s M.P.H. program receives CEPH reaccreditation

DMU is proud that its master’s degree program in public health (M.P.H.) provides outstanding education that prepares public health leaders. …
Class of 2016

Celebrating the Class of 2016

Des Moines University awarded 472 degrees in nine programs at the 116th annual Commencement Ceremony on May 28. Family, friends, …
DepartmentofPublicHealth

New DMU department expands degree options

Des Moines University’s master’s degree programs in public health and health care administration equip individuals to become leaders in diverse …
Carla Stebbins, Ph.D., M.S.

M.H.A. program chair accepted by prestigious fellowship program

Carla Stebbins, Ph.D., M.S., program director/chair of Des Moines University’s master of health care administration (M.H.A.) program, was accepted in …
DMU students don their white coats and take the oath at the annual rite of passage.

DMU issues the next wave of white coats

On October 10, 374 first-year students took the first step on their journey to clinical practice, receiving their first white …
Happy graduates at 2015 Commencement

472 degrees of happiness

Ideal weather, a distinguished grand marshal, honored “milestone” alumni, a compelling keynote speaker and, of course, the elation of earning …
COM Dean J.D. Polk teaches students how to use an ultrasound.

DMU gives students the “stethoscope of the 21st century”

Ultrasound, a technology that uses high-frequency sound waves to make images of organs and structures in the body, can give …