Lather, rinse and repeat: Fight cold and flu with soap and water

We know to plan for winter’s temperature swings and snowstorms, but we must also prepare for its seasonal cold and …

Merrell K. Kauwe, D.P.M.’14

Merrell Kauwe earned the award for best poster presentation by a resident at the fifth annual DMU Research Symposium on campus …

Des Moines Public Schools receive grant to expand partnership with DMU

Des Moines University and Des Moines Public Schools (DMPS) have a long-standing relationship that allows DMPS students to visit campus …

Alumni make supporting DMU a family affair

Thomas “Tom” DeGregory was contemplating enrolling in a Pennsylvania allopathic medical school when friends suggested he explore osteopathic medical institutions. …

Much more than a sum of parts

The desire to make an impact, extraordinary surgical expertise and some coincidental DMU connections came together in the past year …

A world of pain

We are in a world of pain. From the prick of our first booster to the aches of arthritis, we experience …

DMU, Drake University partner on Pharm.D., M.P.H. dual degree

Des Moines University and the Drake University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (CPHS) have partnered to offer a combined …

Libby Trausch, D.P.T.’08

Libby Trausch, a DMU physical therapist, gave a presentation titled “Yoga asa biopsychosocial model in physical therapy” at a pelvic …

Mindi Feilmeier, D.P.M.’05, FACFAS

Mindi Feilmeier, assistant professor in DMU’s College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery (CPMS), was elected chair of the Iowa Podiatric …

Take steps now to prevent disease later

You’ve probably heard the term “preventive medicine” a lot since the Affordable Care Act passed in 2010. The law requires …

Avoid office injury by following ergonomic principles

Humans have long spent the majority of their waking hours at work. But instead of manufacturing, farming and building, most …

Provider Profile: Meet Dr. Terri Plundo

Name: Terri Plundo, D.O., FACOFP Title: Des Moines University Clinic Medical Director Assistant Professor of Family Medicine Clinic: Family Medicine …