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 …

Giving Garden will grow produce for food insecure

Notice something new cropping up on the southwest strip of lawn behind the Academic Center? Two raised cedar beds just …

Spring Breakthroughs: So much more to the story

From Des Moines to the Dominican Republic and Biloxi, Mississippi, global health students rekindled their commitment to medicine. Students shared …
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, …
PCMS-DMU group with Dr. Franklin

DMU students receive Kathie J. Lyman Scholarships

The Polk County Medical Society presented $1,000 Kathie J. Lyman Scholarships to Des Moines University and University of Iowa medical …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

‘We must not take our eye off the ball’ in fighting Ebola

No single nation or entity is to blame for the “botched response” on the Ebola outbreak, said Michael Osterholm, Ph.D., …