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 …

DMU joins 26 universities in commitment to training students on health impacts of climate change

The Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine has made a commitment to train the next generation of health professionals …

Julie Meachen, Ph.D., awarded DMU’s first NSF grant

Congratulations to Julie Meachen, Ph.D., for securing the first National Science Foundation (NSF) grant awarded to a Des Moines University …

DMU leaders invited to White House to talk climate and health

J.D. Polk, D.O., M.S., M.M.M., CPE, FACOEP, dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Yogesh Shah, M.D., M.P.H., associate dean …

DMU to host panel discussion on clean energy

Community leaders will discuss the health and economic benefits of renewable energy and energy efficiency at Des Moines University on …

Vanja Duric, Ph.D., Awarded $100,000 Grant

Vanja Duric, Ph.D., faculty member in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology in the College of Medicine was recently awarded a …

Alumna expands impact, earns national award

You don’t have to spend much time with high-energy Maren Lenhart to understand how knowledge gained from the Urbandale, IA, …

Setting the story straight about stroke

Stroke is the number one cause of adult disability and the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. …

Alumnus shares views on small-town surgical practice

When Dominic Formaro Jr., D.O.’05, FACOS, spoke on campus last November, he laughed that the reason students came to the …

DMU mourns professor emerita

Evelyn Agee Celander, M.S.’67, D.Sc.,  associate professor emerita of biochemistry, died on Nov. 9, 2014, in Des Moines. She was …

Protecting public health

Kimberly Davis, M.P.H.’12, works on the front lines of preventing the spread of Ebola and other dangerous communicable diseases in …