DMU welcomes five new trustees

Joining the DMU Board of Trustees this spring were Michael Helak, Market president of U.S. Bank, Des Moines; Michael Hubbell, …

Helak, Hubbell join Des Moines University Board of Trustees

Michael Helak, Market president of U.S. Bank, Des Moines, and Michael Hubbell, a leader in several central Iowa businesses, joined …

US Presidential Executive Order on Immigration Travel

Dear DMU Campus Community, Transitions in leadership are always filled with emotion on all sides. As decisions are made it …

DMU mourns former president

David Marker, Ph.D., who served as Des Moines University president from March 1, 1994, to Jan. 31, 1996, died May …
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 …

DMU leader named diversity fellow

Since 2012, when he became DMU’s director of multicultural affairs, Richard Salas, Ph.D., has worked to help students and employees …
President Franklin accepts the Mary McLeod Bethune Award

President Franklin receives Mary McLeod Bethune Award

DMU President Angela L. Walker Franklin, Ph.D., accepted the Mary McLeod Bethune Award from the Iowa Juneteenth Observance at the …
DMU Continuing Medical Education logo

DMU receives Iowa Medical Society stamp of approval for continuing education

Des Moines University’s Continuing Medical Education received a six-year accreditation with commendation from the Iowa Medical Society (IMS), the highest stamp …

Kelli A. Larson, D.O.’12

Dr. Larson and her husband, Brett, welcomed their first child, Jonah Reid Larson. He was born on April 4, 2015, …

Conroy A. Smith, M.H.A.’00

Mr. Conroy works as a case manager for Primary Health Care Homeless Outreach Project. He provides management services to less …

Todd C. Schemper, D.P.T.’08, OCS

Dr. Schemper received his orthopedic clinical specialist certification from the American Physical Therapy Association. He is the clinic manager of …

Kathleen M. Wiese, D.O.’02

Dr. Wiese recently became board-certified in neuroimaging via the United Council of Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS). She is an attending neurologist …