DMU joins 26 universities in commitment to training students on health impacts of climate change

The Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine has made a commitment to train the next generation of health professionals …

Julie Meachen, Ph.D., awarded DMU’s first NSF grant

Congratulations to Julie Meachen, Ph.D., for securing the first National Science Foundation (NSF) grant awarded to a Des Moines University …

DMU leaders invited to White House to talk climate and health

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 …

Vanja Duric, Ph.D., Awarded $100,000 Grant

Vanja Duric, Ph.D., faculty member in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology in the College of Medicine was recently awarded a …

2015 Alumni of the Year

They work in different roles in health care and represent different eras of Des Moines University alumni, but the 2015 …

DMU hosts high school health careers class

Des Moines University faculty and students hosted high schoolers from the Health Careers Academy class at Southeast Polk High School in …

Two students receive prestigious awards

The American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) will applaud two members of the College of Osteopathic Medicine …

Col. Wayne A. Schirner, D.O.’79

Dr. Schirner retired from civil service with the U.S. Army on Sept. 20, 2014.  He served the Army for 35 …

John H. Yost, D.O.’86

John H. Yost, D.O.’86, is an assistant professor of medicine at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College in Hanover, …

No restrictions, only opportunities

As a young man in Battle Creek, MI, James Haffenden bought stock in a company because a neighbor was then …

The perfect match

The Office of Clinical Affairs is proud to report that the DO Class of 2014 had a residency match rate …