When a cough is more than just a cough

It’s not even cold season, yet there’s a major cough epidemic making news. This isn’t any normal cough; it can …

Provider Profile: Meet Sheila Garner

Name: Sheila Garner, PA-C, RN Title: Physician Assistant/Instructor Clinic: Family Medicine Clinic Medical School: Des Moines University, Des Moines, Iowa …

PA-15 class sets service record

Intercollegiate rivalries typically revolve around the football field or basketball court. But when Des Moines University and University of Iowa …

Des Moines University’s 114th commencement ceremony to award 539 degrees

Des Moines University will grant 539 degrees at its 2014 Commencement Ceremony, the 114th in the university’s history, on Saturday, …

Provider Profile: Meet Dan Chambers

Name: Dan Chambers, M.P.A.S., PA-C Title: Physician Assistant/Associate Professor Clinic: Family Medicine Clinic Undergraduate School: University of Nebraska Omaha, Omaha, …

Alumni spotlight: Laura A. Delaney, MPAS, PA-C’99

  Laura Delaney, MPAS, PA-C, is an assistant professor in the physician assistant (PA) program at Des Moines University. She …

A profession in demand: physician assistant

While demand is rising for many types of health care professionals, some of the hottest demand anticipated in coming years …

DMU seeks to serve rural health care needs

If you have the pleasure of meeting DMU osteopathic medical student Libby Abbas, you will know immediately she’s exactly what …

Student seeks ‘Woman of the Year’ title for a good cause

Fourth-year osteopathic medical student Melissa Deer says many of the patients she’s interacted with have positively influenced her amid the …

PA preceptors can now earn CME credit

Des Moines University has been approved by the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME …

Friday recipes: crockpot-prep party

Sure, I may be biased, but DMU students are brilliant as well as caring, thoughtful and fun. A recent gathering …

A worthy award for a wellness-centered university

Emily Cardella, PA’14, typically rides her bicycle to class from her Windsor Heights home and often pedals recreationally. When she learned …