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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 …
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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, …
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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 …
CJ Koozer cares for children in Tanzania.

Compassionate care, with a business edge

As a high school student, Catherine “CJ” Koozer worked at Camp Courageous, a facility near Monticello, IA, for children and …
Holding the key

A call to arms: on the need for clinical leadership

By Richard F. Belloff, D.B.A., FACHE, PAHM, and Pamela Raye Bostwick, M.S.O.D. A just machine to make big decisions Programmed by …

DMU board update

After his three years as chair of the DMU Board of Trustees, Larry J. Baker, D.O.’77, FACEP, turned the reins over …
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M.H.A. program earns prestigious accreditation

The University’s master’s degree program in health care administration (M.H.A.) has earned the highest mark of approval: accreditation by the Commission on …
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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 …
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472 degrees of happiness

Ideal weather, a distinguished grand marshal, honored “milestone” alumni, a compelling keynote speaker and, of course, the elation of earning …
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New “3+2” option lets Drake students earn M.H.A. at DMU

Students pursuing a bachelor of science degree in health sciences (B.S.) in Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences …
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

“Illegal, immoral, deplorable” – and so critical to medical advancement

On Feb. 6, 1951, a poor African American tobacco farmer named Henrietta Lacks entered the ward for colored women at …
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DMU receives Iowa Medical Society stamp of approval for continuing education

Des Moines University’s Continuing Medical Education received a six-year accreditation with commendation from the Iowa Medical Society (IMS), the highest stamp …