Jeritt Tucker on Insight on Business

Stress in the Midwest

Being “Iowa nice” doesn’t mean that we’re stress-free.  Insight on Business the News Hour reached out to DMU’s Jerrit Tucker, …

DMU PAs are a cause for celebration

The reasons for celebrating National Physician Assistant Week, Oct. 6-12, at Des Moines University keep pouring in. The latest cause …

DMU names new COM dean

Gregory Christiansen, D.O., M.Ed., FACOEP-D, chair and associate professor of emergency medicine at Campbell University in Buies Creek, NC, was …

Alumni assist with DMU Back 2 School Physicals

For many student volunteers, Des Moines University’s free Back 2 School Physicals event is their first time applying skills learned in clinical …

Mercuris named Iowa Campus Compact Faculty Fellow

Kathy Mercuris, PT, D.H.S., associate professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program, was selected as a 2016-2017 Iowa Campus Compact Engaged …

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 …
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 …
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 …
The food-mood connection

The food-mood connection

The next therapies for mental health may be found in your local supermarket. Illustrations by Mark Marturello IF YOU’VE EVER buried …
As part of a campus celebration of DMU history, students, faculty, staff and members of the Still family lay a wreath at the tombstone of S.S. Still and his wife.

A tribute to our founders

During the month of March, the DMU community focused on a celebration of our history. Quite fittingly, the month concluded …
Fossil analysis shows that pregnant theropod dinosaurs, like the T. rex on the right, apparently developed medullary bone as do modern-day female birds.

Researchers discover pregnancy test for T. rex

A pregnant Tyrannosaurus rex that roamed Montana 68 million years ago may be the key to discerning gender differences between …

Front row seat to heart surgery

Area high school students celebrated heart month at Des Moines University with a “front row” seat to a cardiac surgery …