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 …
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 …
Laura Delaney with kids on a medical mission to the Dominican Republic

Something to crow about

Assistant professor named PA of the Year and an Engaged Scholar Faculty Fellow Laura Delaney, PA-C’99, M.P.A.S., had provided health care …
Yogesh Shah, center, reconnected with several of the Ugandan physicians who experienced rotations in Iowa, through DMU, while they were medical students.

Ugandan physicians reflect on DMU, Iowa experiences

Juliet Babirye, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., is a lecturer in infectious disease and non-communicable disease control in the Makerere University College …
Sarah Clayton, Ph.D., Noah Marcus, Ph.D., and Francesca Di Sole, Ph.D., are collaborating to plan a new shared lab as well as pursue potential research projects.

Shared space spurs collaboration

Curiosity is creating an audible buzz among students and faculty engaged in DMU’s increasingly robust research enterprise. This story is …
Paul Dayton, D.P.M., M.S., teaching students in the Surgery Lab

Podiatric researchers apply a healthy skepticism

Curiosity is creating an audible buzz among students and faculty engaged in DMU’s increasingly robust research enterprise. This story is …
Kim Tran, M.D., Ph.D., right, supervises several student researchers at a time. They’ve included Vahe Matnishian and Robert Clements, back row; Lara Terry, now a doctoral student at the University of Rochester, and Briana Gebert-Oberle, now a research assistant in DMU’s physiology/pharmacology program. She and Terry completed the program this past summer.

M.S. program prompts probing investigations

Curiosity is creating an audible buzz among students and faculty engaged in DMU’s increasingly robust research enterprise. This story is …
Tai Chi is a great exercise for older adults and those with arthritis.

Tai chi: Ancient martial art fights stress and chronic conditions

When you think of exercise, what comes to mind? Sweat. Heavy breathing. Sore muscles. Tai chi offers none of that. …