GrantWritingWorkshop

Landing grants made more doable

Given the tough competition for tight resources among scientists, clinicians and other researchers, writing a successful research proposal and getting …
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M.H.A. program earns prestigious accreditation

The University’s master’s degree program in health care administration (M.H.A.) has earned the highest mark of approval: accreditation by the Commission on …
Carla Stebbins, Ph.D., M.S.

M.H.A. program chair accepted by prestigious fellowship program

Carla Stebbins, Ph.D., M.S., program director/chair of Des Moines University’s master of health care administration (M.H.A.) program, was accepted in …
President Franklin accepts the University’s Friends of Iowa Civil Rights Award from Friends Co-Presidents Kimberly Baxter and Diane Ramsey.

DMU named “Friend of Iowa Civil Rights”

Since its founding in 1898, Des Moines University has emphasized respect for all persons, meeting the health needs of underserved …
Run DMU 2015

Two hundred turn out to Run DMU

More than 200 DMU students, employees, alumni and friends took the challenge to Run DMU on September 11. Runners and …
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Adjunct faculty spotlight: Thomas Benzoni, D.O., AOBEM, FACEP, ABFM

When he was 10 years old, Thomas Benzoni was happily hurtling downhill on his bicycle when the front wheel fell …

DMU researchers attract grants with diverse research

Julie Meachen, Ph.D., is fascinated by carnivores and willing to spelunk to find their remains. Her explorations in Wyoming’s Natural …
Stroke Camp partcipants laugh as they bat around a balloon in "volleyball."

Stroke Camp uses fun to foster function

Stroke survivors likely never describe their recovery process as fun and games. Therapy can be grueling and gains incremental. Yet the …
COM Dean J.D. Polk teaches students how to use an ultrasound.

DMU gives students the “stethoscope of the 21st century”

Ultrasound, a technology that uses high-frequency sound waves to make images of organs and structures in the body, can give …
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Stretching beyond comfort zones

As a fourth-year medical student, Mali Schneiter delivered twins — by herself — in a hospital in Uganda. Classmate Nicole Cook counted potentially …
Joel Rand, Program Director/Chair of the Physician Assistant Program

Rand brings rich life experiences to PA students

Joel Rand, M.P.A.S., PA-C, openly admits he had little academic experience before joining DMU’s physician assistant (PA) program faculty, as …
Probing depression and its links to pain are student and faculty researchers Bradley Lamb, Jessica Kline, Jeremy Kapuscinski, LiLian Yuan, Ph.D., Vanja Duric, Ph.D., and Misty Carder.

Yuan battles depression with NIH grant

Curiosity is creating an audible buzz among students and faculty engaged in DMU’s increasingly robust research enterprise. This story is …