DMU, Drake University partner on Pharm.D., M.P.H. dual degree

Des Moines University and the Drake University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (CPHS) have partnered to offer a combined …

Preventing the spread of Ebola: A how-to for health care workers

As an emergency physician with a national security and public health background (among other things), I probably have a slightly …

DMU partners with Waukee Community School District in innovative education program

Des Moines University has partnered with the Waukee Community School District to provide high school students the opportunity to explore …

Free health screenings for seniors Nov. 1 at Des Moines University

Des Moines University’s annual “50 & Better” Senior Health Fair combines complimentary health screenings and informational booths with a friendly, …

Des Moines University to honor Bill Knapp Oct. 9 at annual Glanton Dinner

Des Moines University will honor the achievements and impact of longtime central Iowa developer, entrepreneur and philanthropist William “Bill” C. …

Des Moines University series to raise awareness of human trafficking

Human trafficking is a modern-day slavery, involving victims who are forced, defrauded or coerced into labor or sexual exploitation. An …

Race downtown and back to DMU at seventh annual 5K

Take a lap down Grand Avenue with Des Moines University students, faculty, staff and alumni at Run DMU. The annual …

Leaving behind big shoes and a better DMU

“I know you want a history of me rather than that of the University,” said William Dyche, Ph.D., when DMU …

The Power of Story in Healing

Beyond the necessities for survival, is there any more fundamental human need than to connect with others through stories? They let us feel kinship, experience emotion, and understand or challenge the people and world around us. Stories let us learn, share, get angry, become motivated, understand difference and appreciate community.

Jumpstart back-to-school health fair provides easy access for seventh grade vaccine requirements

The 2014-2015 school year is just around the corner. Parents should be reminded of the State of Iowa requirement that …

The Mobile Clinic gets a makeover

DMU faculty, staff and students got a peek at the newly wrapped Mobile Health Clinic at an open house reception …

Reaching out to the unsheltered

A recent early March morning in Des Moines was the kind that would make most medical students – most people, for that …