Building an Age-Friendly World

Of modern medicine’s many triumphs, the fact we’re living longer may be the greatest achievement – and one that presents great challenges in enabling seniors to live happily and independently. Members of the DMU community have embraced efforts to find new answers to the “old” problem of our impending “silver tsunami.”

Friday “recipe”: food for thought at Cafe Scientifique, on campus

We live in a food-intensive culture. From flashy marketing to super-sized portions to the presence of food at practically every …

DMU students honored for outstanding poster presentations

Des Moines University students Logan McCool, D.O. ’15, and Justin Bloomberg, D.O. ’14, were honored with prizes for their outstanding …

DMU Global Health awarded AARP 2012 Partners in Service Award

Des Moines University Global Health and Aging Resources of Central Iowa were honored with the AARP 2012 Partners in Service …

Partnering for a Healthy Ecosphere

Tomorrow, October 17, our global health department and the Heartland Global Health Consortium, partnered with Pioneer and Iowa’s Healthiest State …

Great food for thought on global health tonight

The Global Health Learning Collaborative is DMU’s student-led, discussion-based seminar that is meant to provide an introduction to global health’s …

Hot off the digital press

What do worms, Honduras, and skunk-cabbage have in common? They can all be found in this quarter’s issue of DMU …

President of Kosovo visits Iowa, DMU

When Atifete Jahjaga, the president of Kosovo, visited Iowa June 13-15, her itinerary included a tour of DMU. Her visit, …

Labor and delivery operating theater

Beth Runcie is one of four DMU osteopathic medical students who in May and June are on a four-week rotation …

Des Moines University faculty member receives Fulbright Specialists Award

Yogesh Shah, M.D., associate dean of global health at Des Moines University, has been selected for a Fulbright Specialists project …

New and Old Mulago

Tomorrow is my first day at the hospital – we went for a tour today and it is completely indescribable …

Africa is a long trip

Thirty-six hours of travel and I’m finally in Kampala, Uganda. I’m rotating at Mulago Hospital through Makerere University College of …