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 …
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 …

A vision to volunteer

DMU students love to pursue volunteer opportunities that tap their clinical skills. Yet the need for appropriate oversight and documentation can …

Bohlson targets lupus with $453,000 NIH grant

For the next three years, Suzanne Bohlson, Ph.D., associate professor of microbiology and immunology at DMU, will expand on her …
Caucus 101

DMU students embrace Iowa’s first-in-the-nation status

Students who enroll at Des Moines University enjoy advantages such as a rigorous, real-world curriculum; a collaborative environment; diverse opportunities …

Jeffrey Dikis, D.P.M.’12

Jeffrey Dikis, D.P.M.; R. Tim Yoho, D.P.M., FACFAS, dean of the DMU College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery; and Vassilios …
Kari Smith, P.T., D.P.T., BCB-PMD

Kari Nies Smith, P.T., D.P.T.’04, BCB-PMD

Kari Nies Smith, P.T., D.P.T., BCB-PMD, received the DMU’s Outstanding Faculty Service Award on Aug. 12. She and her son …
Laura Delaney, PA-C, M.P.A.S.

Laura Delaney, PA-C’99, M.P.A.S.

Laura Delaney, PA-C, M.P.A.S., assistant professor in DMU’s physician assistant program, was named the 2015 Physician Assistant of the Year …
Pam Harrison Chambers

Pam Harrison Chambers, PA-C, M.P.H.’01

Pam Harrison Chambers, PA-C, M.P.H., was elected president of the DMU Alumni Association Board of Directors. She is associate professor …
Noreen O'Shea, D.O., FAAFP

Walking the path with patients, students

Noreen O’Shea, D.O.’84, FAAFP, readily admits she was “scared” about joining the DMU family medicine program in March 2014, but …

DMU President Franklin honored with MLK Jr. Award

Through his life and leadership, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. demonstrated a deep commitment to helping others, an …
The Alumni Board visits the ultrasound lab.

Alumni Board seeks to engage grads

Members of the DMU Alumni Association Board of Directors want their 12,179 fellow alumni to also “get on board,” so …