D. Eric Anderson, M.H.A.’00

D. Eric Anderson, M.H.A.’00, is the program chair/professor for the emergency medical technician/paramedic program at Des Moines Area Community College …

Roberta Wattleworth, D.O.’81, M.H.A.’99, M.P.H.’04, FACOFP

Roberta Wattleworth, D.O.’81, M.H.A.’99, M.P.H.’04, FACOFP, completed her first year as associate dean for medical education at Liberty University College …
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

“Illegal, immoral, deplorable” – and so critical to medical advancement

On Feb. 6, 1951, a poor African American tobacco farmer named Henrietta Lacks entered the ward for colored women at …
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 …
Commencement 2015: Ceremony

Let’s celebrate the Class of 2015

The DMU campus was alive and well during this year’s DMU Commencement week festivities. Click the image below each event to view more …

Brenda K. Jeffers, M.H.A.’03

Brenda K. Jeffers, M.H.A.’03, was named the director of clinical quality at River Hills Community Health Center (RHCHC) in Ottumwa, …

Brenda Jeffers, M.H.A.’01

Brenda Jeffers was named the director of clinical quality at River Hills Community Health Center (RHCHC) in Ottumwa, IA. RHCHC …

463 graduates to cross the stage at DMU’s 115th Commencement

Des Moines University will grant degrees to 463 graduates at the University’s 115th Commencement Ceremony, on Saturday, May 23, at …

Alumni spotlight: Kyle Teeling, M.H.A.’14

After working less than two years in community relations and development at Community Memorial Hospital in Sumner, IA, Kyle Teeling …

New members join DMU board

The DMU Board of Trustees welcomed three new members in 2014 and will add two more in March. At its …

Kaaren Olesen, D.O.’97, M.H.A.’96

Kaaren Olesen, D.O., M.H.A., joined the DMU faculty on Dec. 1 as assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the …

M.H.A. program one step closer to accreditation

Accreditation of an academic program is much more than a piece of paper. It demonstrates the program meets the highest …