DMU students aim bigger, balder at second annual head-shaving event

After a successful inaugural event that shaved dozens of heads and raised $20,000 for childhood cancer research, Des Moines University …

The toll of ACEs

Adverse childhood experiences and their effect on lifelong health By Caitlin Suginaka, M.P.H.’13 and Barbara Dietrich Boose Imagine a world …

Become a public health superhero at Mini Medical School

Discover your inner super hero and help change the world at Des Moines University’s Mini Medical School. Beginning February 4, …

DMU kids health fair promotes physical activity to fight obesity

Des Moines University is hosting the fourth annual Mission: Active health fair, a free event for kids, on Saturday, February …

Des Moines University wins Greater Des Moines Partnership’s Inclusion Award

DMU makes diversity a priority in attracting and retaining employees; in creating an inclusive work environment; in its marketing and …

2012-2013 Honor Roll of Donors

This Honor Roll expresses DMU’s deep gratitude toward the people and organizations that contributed financially during the fiscal year beginning …

Officer first

New elective grooms military physician leaders Leigh Rexius enlisted in the U.S. Army infantry after graduating from high school in …

Unconventional Journeys

In the not-too-distant past, Justin Bergh was bartending in San Diego, and Amber Faherty was patching up soldiers in Afghanistan. …

Health care leaders to hold ‘A Healthy Discussion’ at DMU

Des Moines University and the Partnership for Better Health are again hosting a series of forums tackling critical health topics. …

M.P.H. program helps launch Community Recess Initiative in Des Moines

Students and staff at Hanawalt Elementary in Des Moines raced around their new track at a “ribbon-running” ceremony on September …

In 10th year, Glanton Scholarship Dinner supports diversity in health care

The Des Moines University (DMU) community, local leaders and donors will come together in support of minority students aspiring to …

D.O. students explore options at Hospital Day

More than 500 Des Moines University D.O. students attended the University’s annual Hospital Day on September 11 to gather information …