Out-of-this-world research

I’m a fan of our own DMU Magazine, and the spring issue is no exception. It showcases great ideas and …

Heading home

Today we got all packed up and headed out to Valle for the morning. This adorable little town allowed us …

Last day of brigading

Today we head out to our last day of brigading. I want to take a minute to first thank our …

Brigade day #4

Today we moved to the next community of Naranjal. The bus ride in the morning was a little bit shorter …

Back to Cofridia Metro

We returned to the same community today and once again there was a line of patients waiting for our arrival. …

First day of brigading

Wednesday in Honduras was the first day of medical brigading. We had a 5:30 a.m. wake up call, breakfast and …

Day 2 in Honduras

Everyone crashed pretty hard last night after a long trip, but we were bright eyed this morning ready to get …

And we’re off

After months of planning the day has finally come to take off on the trip of a lifetime. We boarded …

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Thirty-three Des Moines University students are skipping the traditional spring break hot spots for a week in Honduras. Instead of …

DMU students to spend break providing health care in Honduras

Thirty-three Des Moines University students are skipping the traditional spring break hot spots for a week in Honduras. Instead of …

Is the U.S. medical care system “resource constrained”?

It’s well-documented and well-known that the United States spends more on health care than any other developed nation. Many assume …

Dr. Yogesh Shah and Kent Sovern on Des Moines as Age Friendly City

Overview of the new World Health Organization’s new Age Friendly Community initiative for Central Iowa with Age Friendly board members Dr. Yogesh …