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. …
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 …