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 …

Anatomy word of the month: tragus

The small flap of skin covered cartilage at the front of your ear canal is named “goat” in Greek! Tragi …

Like a great monster panting for breath…

Dr. William Child, a surgeon in the civil war, once wrote that “After a great battle, the whole Army is …

On the road with DMU

At DMU, fall means cooler temperatures, football games and travel! Our enrollment staff is hitting the road over the next …