An ounce of prevention: sitting is the silent killer

One day as my focus faded from studying, I thought about how much I had been sitting that day, and …

Eating worms

Iron deficiency is the most common nutritional disorder in the world. The World Health Organization estimates that it affects nearly …

Conference draws engaged discussions, provocative posters

More than 220 people probed the challenges of global aging at the Heartland Global Health Consortium’s third annual conference at …

Third Annual Global Health Conference: The Challenges of Global Aging

Tomorrow marks the Third Annual Global Health Conference here at Des Moines University presented by our global health department, the …

Community invited to third annual Global Health Conference at DMU

In conjunction with the esteemed World Food Prize Symposium in October, Des Moines University (DMU) will host “The Challenges of …

Global Health Learning Collaborative

Join us for a new health education initiative brought to you by the Department of Global Health, the Masters of …

A giant in global service comes to Iowa

He’s a global humanitarian, medical anthropologist and physician who has dedicated his life to improving health care for the world’s …

We all have a stake in this storm

Our planet is getting old, and I’m not talking about the ground below our feet: According to a 2007 report …

Des Moines University receives $10,000 grant from Pioneer Hi-Bred

Des Moines University (DMU) is pleased to announce that Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont business, donated $10,000 toward the Heartland Global …

Global Health book drive to benefit the Sudan-American Foundation for Education

Together with the Des Moines University library and the Community Service Committee, the Global Health Department initiated a book drive …

Global Health Outreach award 2011

The Global Health outreach award was established in 2008 to recognize contributions from faculty and students, toward their work for …