Leaving behind big shoes and a better DMU

“I know you want a history of me rather than that of the University,” said William Dyche, Ph.D., when DMU …

Melding music with med school

On a recent Friday evening on the DMU campus, a group of students gathered in the Student Education Center’s osteopathic …

Alumni Spotlight: Kevin V. de Regnier, D.O.

Dr. de Regnier epitomizes commitment to patient care, leadership in and service to his profession, and investment in medical students …

Leading the fight against infectious disease

Capt. Kyle Petersen, D.O.’94, FACP, FIDSA, and Adam Armstrong, D.O.’96, FACP, are serving as commanding officer and executive officer, respectively, …

A fun messenger of serious advice

A Florida-based actor, singer and dancer is becoming increasingly popular with the pre-middle school set. He has two books out, …

Real Talk

Adrian Simien was barely a year old when pioneering “gangsta rap” group N.W.A. debuted the 1988 album “Straight Outta Compton” …

New consortium to probe climate change’s impact on health

While the polar vortex gripping many states this winter had people complaining about the weather more than usual, the discussion …

Reaching out to the unsheltered

A recent early March morning in Des Moines was the kind that would make most medical students – most people, for that …

Lewis named IOMA Physician of the Year

Drew Lewis, D.O., assistant professor of Osteopathic Manual Medicine and clinician in the OMM and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics, …

DMU students lose hair, collect cash during research fundraiser

When Melissa Rhoads, a student at Aveda Institute Des Moines, learned about an opportunity to join hair stylists of Salon …

Des Moines University’s 114th commencement ceremony to award 539 degrees

Des Moines University will grant 539 degrees at its 2014 Commencement Ceremony, the 114th in the university’s history, on Saturday, …

Alumni spotlight: Alan D. Hilgerson, D.O.’98

Alan Hilgerson, D.O.’98, is a doctor, educator, husband, father and avid car lover. He found his way into medicine through …