Anatomy word of the month: epoophoron

“Upon the egg-bearer” (Greek) refers to a cluster of blind-ending tubules near the ovary of the adult female that are …

Thanksgiving plans?

Sometimes holiday plans are hard to schedule around school and students may not be able to travel home or make …

Senior Health Fair

Saturday is a GREAT annual event at DMU — the Senior Health Fair! From 8 until noon, our students, along …

Anatomy word of the month: carotid

Feel that pulse in the side of your neck, the one the paramedics on TV shows reach for to check …

Grad school interview tips

It’s interview season at DMU and colleges across the country. Most days you will find young people walking around campus …

Free health screenings at DMU for seniors Nov. 6

Adults 50 and older are invited to Des Moines University’s Senior Health Fair for free health screenings on November 6, …

Summer research

Our students work both in and out of the classroom to become the best doctors they can be. Kyra Hammonds, …

Free dinner conference on young adults with cancer includes national experts, panel of cancer patients

Hodgkin’s lymphoma, breast cancer, leukemia — these are not things most 20- and 30-somethings worry about. They are, however, very …

Pink ribbon, great reminder or distractor?

It’s October, breast cancer month, and everything is pink. Is that a good or bad thing? Do pink shoes and …

DMU narrows field to three finalists for university president

Des Moines, IA – Three finalists for Des Moines University president were announced to employees and students October 11. A …

Public invited to conference at DMU on global health, agriculture

In conjunction with the esteemed World Food Prize Festival in October, Des Moines University (DMU) will host “The Influence of …

Free film viewing to share stories of malnutrition

(Des Moines, IA) – Locally parents worry about childhood obesity. In other countries parents worry about getting enough food to …