Assistant Professor Muhammad Spocter teaches graduate-level neuroanatomy concepts to high school students who in turn help further his research.

High schoolers help advance canine brain research

It seems like a normal Friday morning in Muhammad Spocter’s neuroanatomy lab. Students are in their seats, intently listening to …
Sunshine

Skin care tips for when you feel the burn

After a cool, wet spring, we’re anxiously awaiting the sunny days of summer. But sunshine has a way of making …

Passion for caring for the underserved drives Global Health students

Thirty-three DMU students spent spring break on medical service trips, treating hundreds of patients in the Dominican Republic and Biloxi, Mississippi. A …

DMU makes an impact for JDRF

The 2015 JDRF One Walk included a parade of purple amidst the crowd of participants, as Des Moines University students, …
SCI CAN's Chris Norton and family present a $60,000 check to Katie Stevermer and Des Moines University representatives.

Stevermer receives $60,000 SCI CAN Foundation grant for mobility research

DMU took another step this spring in efforts to help people become more mobile: Catherine “Katie” Stevermer, P.T., Ph.D., GCS, …
From Des Moines to the Dominican Republic and Biloxi, Mississippi, global health students rekindle their commitment to medicine

Spring Breakthroughs

At two new-for-DMU sites for global health service during spring break this year, students and clinicians treated hundreds of patients, …
Jesse Wilson's figure drawing

Art exhibit displays students’ knowledge of human anatomy

Artwork from six first-year DMU students is on display in the DMU Library, showcasing their mastery of human anatomy. Evan …

Biomedical sciences students win awards at Iowa Physiological Society Meeting

Des Moines University was well represented at the 20th Annual Iowa Physiological Society Meeting held on campus on Saturday, April …

Shah, leading Iowa scientists urge action on climate change

Yogesh Shah, M.D., M.P.H., and 187 other science faculty and researchers from 39 Iowa colleges and universities signed the fifth …

Physical therapy eases pelvic pain in mothers

Each May we spend a Sunday celebrating mothers, taking time to appreciate the women who brought us into this world. …

Dana Lowry wins national public health award

Dana Lowry, D.O.’17, received the 2015 Excellence in Public Health Award from the U.S. Public Health Service Physician Professional Advisory Committee. …

Don’t forget the feet when taking care of your diabetes

Diabetes is a serious and potentially deadly disease that requires major lifestyle changes. In addition to healthy eating and exercise …