Sherah Bateman, M.P.H.’11

Sherah Bateman, M.P.H.’11, began her new job on July 1 as project coordinator – Ebola Traveling Team with the California …
Drake University

New “3+2” option lets Drake students earn M.P.H. at DMU

Students pursuing a bachelor of science degree in health sciences (BSHS) 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 …

First, do no harm

This article was written by Laurel Whitis, D.O.’17, M.P.H.; Matthew Mueller, D.O.’17, M.P.H.’21; and Chelsea Thibodeau, D.O.’17. As health care providers …

PPDPT program to sunset

When the American Physical Therapy Association pledged that all physical therapy services would be offered by doctors of physical therapy …

DMU leaders invited back to White House for climate and health summit

J.D. Polk, D.O., M.S., M.M.M., CPE, FACOEP, dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Yogesh Shah, M.D., M.P.H., associate dean …
Commencement 2015: Ceremony

Let’s celebrate the Class of 2015

The DMU campus was alive and well during this year’s DMU Commencement week festivities. Click the image below each event to view more …

463 graduates to cross the stage at DMU’s 115th Commencement

Des Moines University will grant degrees to 463 graduates at the University’s 115th Commencement Ceremony, on Saturday, May 23, at …

When the student becomes the teacher

Kristen Myers, M.P.H.’12, M.S.N., R.N., CIC, began her health care career in nursing, which she’s gone on to connect with …

Girls in Science Day promotes health care careers to kids

The typical Des Moines University student holds at least a bachelor’s degree, but on Saturday, March 28, the halls of …

Alumna expands impact, earns national award

You don’t have to spend much time with high-energy Maren Lenhart to understand how knowledge gained from the Urbandale, IA, …

Ebola: A public health perspective

Although Ebola has been around since 1976, it wasn’t until 2014 that this virulent disease was declared a worldwide epidemic. …