DMU professor reveals unexpected wolf in continental U.S.

Last summer, Julie Meachen, Ph.D., found herself up close and personal with a pack of large, aggressive predators with bone-crushing …
Pioneering students in the Class of 1986 showed osteopathic students were capable of advanced research.

From the Class Note mailbag: DMU researchers

Darwin Schossow, D.O., Rick Hecker, D.O., FAOCA, Don Benson, D.O., and Daniel Deavers, Ph.D., professor (now emeritus) of physiology and …
A student takes the blood pressure of a legislator at DMU Day on the Hill.

DMU students head for the Hills

Des Moines University students took over the Iowa State Capitol on April 13 for “DMU Day on the Hill.” Throughout …
DepartmentofPublicHealth

New DMU department expands degree options

Des Moines University’s master’s degree programs in public health and health care administration equip individuals to become leaders in diverse …
DMU President Angela L. Walker Franklin accepts the Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame honor from Governor Terry Branstad.

DMU receives highest state honor for volunteerism

Des Moines University was inducted into the Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame on April 13 as part of National Volunteer …
DMU faculty and students provided first aid at the Living History Farms Off-Road Races.

On the run

First-, second- and third-year physical therapy students made DMU proud by providing recovery services to more than 150 runners participating …
Daryl Steiner, D.O.'75, retired child abuse evaluation doctor

Child abuse evaluation doctor retiring after 40 years with Akron Children’s Hospital

Daryl Steiner, D.O.’75, leader of a hospital’s center designed specifically to care for abused kids, leaves with pride By Nick …
CJ Koozer cares for children in Tanzania.

Compassionate care, with a business edge

As a high school student, Catherine “CJ” Koozer worked at Camp Courageous, a facility near Monticello, IA, for children and …
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad congratulates Martin Luther King Jr. Achievement Award recipients Keyah Levy and DMU President Angela Walker Franklin, Ph.D.

DMU, President Franklin recognized for civil rights efforts

Since its founding in 1898, DMU has emphasized respect for all persons, meeting the health needs of underserved populations and …

Girls in Science Day connects kids to health concepts and careers

How do you harness the enthusiasm of an energetic middle-school girl and direct it toward science? Let her cradle a human heart …
Holding the key

A call to arms: on the need for clinical leadership

By Richard F. Belloff, D.B.A., FACHE, PAHM, and Pamela Raye Bostwick, M.S.O.D. A just machine to make big decisions Programmed by …
Nikhut Siddique, D.O.'18

Celebrating differences: An osteopathic world view

LIKE YOU, I AM MANY THINGS. I’m a second-year osteopathic medical student from Florida, a daughter of doctors, a sister to …