Honoring a special DMU graduate for a life of service

The transition from one year to the next typically includes reflecting upon those we’ve lost. For the Des Moines University …
honoringvitalityandintegrity

Honoring vitality and integrity

Editor’s note: John Cusack and William Illingworth III met as first-year students in the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, now …

Health care advocacy beyond the clinic

I trace my own roots in working for social change to several family members – a grandfather, Philip S. VanCise …
Ballard, an assistant professor of emergency medicine in the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, received the title, during NBC’s “Today” show  on Oct. 6, in the magazine’s third annual nationwide Ultimate Guy Search. That put him on the cover of the magazine’s November issue.

Grad lands “Ultimate Guy” title

Just who is the “ultimate guy” for 2016? According to  Men’s Health magazine, it’s Jedidiah Ballard, D.O.’10. “They brought us …
A Door, and a War

A Door, and a War

Drafted D.O.s pave their profession’s way In 1967, Uncle Sam opened a door for osteopathic physicians by finally accepting them …

DMU is nation’s top producer of primary care physicians

Since its founding, Des Moines University has prepared students to provide excellent, holistic health care. That’s great training for our …

Could DMU grad be the “Ultimate Guy”?

(NOTE: This article was excerpted with permission from an article by Denise Parrish, senior media relations coordinator at Augustana University.) …

AOA President Buser boosts DMU students

As a longtime osteopathic physician, faculty member and now the 120th president of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), Boyd Buser, …

DMU names new COM dean

Gregory Christiansen, D.O., M.Ed., FACOEP-D, chair and associate professor of emergency medicine at Campbell University in Buies Creek, NC, was …

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 …
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, …
Pioneering students in the Class of 1986 showed osteopathic students were capable of advanced research.

From the Class Note mailbag: DMU researchers

Darwin Schossow, D.O., Rick Hecker, D.O., FAOCA, Don Benson, D.O., and Daniel Deavers, Ph.D., professor (now emeritus) of physiology and …