Daniel Finney addresses DMU Grand Rounds

Des Moines Register columnist Daniel Finney recently addressed DMU students candidly about his lifetime battle with obesity, chronic depression and …
CME 2016 Review

Another successful year for CME

2016 was an exciting year for Des Moines University (DMU) Continuing Medical Education (CME). The below graphic summarizes our 2016 …

Collaborating to continue education

When two forces come together, great things can happen. This is often the case when Des Moines University’s Development & Alumni Relations department …

Social determinants of health and STD prevention: a CDC perspective

Des Moines University continues to improve lives in our global community by educating diverse groups of highly competent and compassionate …

Alumni, here’s a great way to give back

“Never stop learning.” This important message was among the many takeaways that Robert G. Smith, D.P.M.’99, M.Sc., R.Ph., C.Ped., CPRS, …
DMU Research Symposium 2016

DMU Research Symposium draws record number of abstracts

A record number of submitted abstracts, a keynote talk by a groundbreaking biochemist, excellent work by award recipients and lots …

The opioid epidemic: information and resources for health care providers

Sarah Wilson, wife and mother of four, became addicted to opioid pain medications after she suffered severe injuries from getting …
Mentored Student Research Program 2016

Summer research soars to new heights

Each year, graduate and undergraduate students from the local scientific community have the opportunity to apply to participate in an …

80 percent by 2018: taking steps to conquer colorectal cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, much of the suffering and death from cancer could be prevented by increasing the …

Health care violence: protect your health

Health care professionals dedicate their careers to the well being of others. To do so, they are frequently put in …
DMU Students with Ultrasound

Students lead ultrasound workshop

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

AOA 2013-2015 CME deadline extended

At the recent meeting, the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Board of Trustees decided that the deadline for AOA members to …