COM Dean J.D. Polk teaches students how to use an ultrasound.

DMU gives students the “stethoscope of the 21st century”

Ultrasound, a technology that uses high-frequency sound waves to make images of organs and structures in the body, can give …

Students step right up to dunk their deans at DMU Palooza

Taunts and teasing did not deter students from dropping their deans into the dunk tank at the second annual DMU Palooza. …

Kyle Bruce, D.P.M.’11, M.P.H.

Kyle Bruce, D.P.M.’11, M.P.H., in June 2015 graduated with a master’s of public health degree from the American Podiatric Medical …
Applicants come dressed to impress on Interview Day at DMU.

Tried-and-true tips to ace your interview

Interview season begins next month at Des Moines University! The campus community loves meeting our applicants and showing them how …
Dr. Bennett performs a foot examination on a patient at Des Moines University Foot and Ankle.

Diabetic foot care: Recognize early signs to prevent potential problems

Diabetes is a complicated disease that leads to a host of secondary complications. Some of the most common problems occur …

Matthew J. Hentges, D.P.M.’11

Matthew J. Hentges, D.P.M.’11, was hired by West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh as an attending foot and ankle surgeon for …

The perks of being a DMU student

Being a Des Moines University student definitely has its perks. Here are a few that you may not be aware …
Cindy Lin, D.P.M.'16

Student goes big in service

Growing up in a low-income household in Portland, OR, Cindy Lin didn’t see a doctor until she was 16 years …
Matthew Knabel volunteered with Special Olympics athletes.

CPMS students help Special Olympics athletes keep their feet fit

Student volunteers from the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery recently participated in the annual “Fit Feet” event at Special …
D.O. Class of 2015

Where did all our docs go?

After Commencement, our graduates are prepared to embark on exciting, new health careers. But for the osteopathic and podiatric physicians, …
Commencement 2015: Ceremony

Let’s celebrate the Class of 2015

The DMU campus was alive and well during this year’s DMU Commencement week festivities. Click the image below each event to view more …
Downtown Des Moines Farmers' Market

Des Moines is not boring

Those from Iowa generally have a good idea of what there is to do around a state known mostly for …