Back To School Physicals 2015

Mentor students through volunteer initiatives

Volunteer experiences – especially involving community medicine – help Des Moines University students make connections between coursework and their future …
Mary Beth Scholand, M.D., presented at DMU Grand Rounds through a partnership between DMU CME and the France Foundation.

A diverse partnership for a difficult disease

Des Moines University Continuing Medical Education was recently awarded a grant from the The France Foundation to provide the educational …
DMU Research Symposium 2015

DMU Research Symposium probes ethics, awards presentations

The more than 500 graduate and undergraduate students, faculty members, staff, residents and other researchers who attended the 2015 DMU …
Presidents Society

2015 President’s Society Holiday Reception

On Saturday, December 5 Des Moines University hosted its annual DMU President’s Society Holiday reception. Over 100 of DMU Founders Society …
GrantWritingWorkshop

Landing grants made more doable

Given the tough competition for tight resources among scientists, clinicians and other researchers, writing a successful research proposal and getting …
Julie Risinger, D.O.'18, challenged the DMU community to live on just $4 a day.

Could you feed yourself on $4 a day?

Meeting one’s nutritional needs on $4 per day is reality for the more than 45 million low-income people — about …

World AIDS Day: the time to act is now

We’ve come a long way in reducing rates of HIV infection since the peak of the epidemic 30 years ago, …
Senior Health Fair 2015

Three things to love about the DMU Senior Health Fair

On November 7, the Des Moines University Geriatrics Club hosted our annual “50 and Better” Senior Health Fair on campus. …
SomeoneYouLoveAttendees

Screening of Someone You Love a success

On October 28, 2015, approximately 300 health care professionals, students, and community members from a wide variety of backgrounds gathered …
cancer ribbons

Joining forces to quell cancer

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

Can you feed yourself on $4 a day?

Rhonda invites you to try. The Des Moines resident is very grateful that after three years of living in a …

Food Day spreads a message of sustainability

Lori Graff remembers eating food from the animals raised on her family’s farm and getting fresh milk from a neighbor. …