Honoring a special DMU graduate for a life of service

The transition from one year to the next typically includes reflecting upon those we’ve lost. For the Des Moines University …

Health care advocacy beyond the clinic

I trace my own roots in working for social change to several family members – a grandfather, Philip S. VanCise …
Ballard, an assistant professor of emergency medicine in the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, received the title, during NBC’s “Today” show  on Oct. 6, in the magazine’s third annual nationwide Ultimate Guy Search. That put him on the cover of the magazine’s November issue.

Grad lands “Ultimate Guy” title

Just who is the “ultimate guy” for 2016? According to  Men’s Health magazine, it’s Jedidiah Ballard, D.O.’10. “They brought us …
A Door, and a War

A Door, and a War

Drafted D.O.s pave their profession’s way In 1967, Uncle Sam opened a door for osteopathic physicians by finally accepting them …

DMU turns IMT Des Moines Marathon recovery zone purple

Runners who completed the IMT Des Moines Marathon and Half-Marathon rounded the finish line and — after receiving their medal and …

DMU is nation’s top producer of primary care physicians

Since its founding, Des Moines University has prepared students to provide excellent, holistic health care. That’s great training for our …

Could DMU grad be the “Ultimate Guy”?

(NOTE: This article was excerpted with permission from an article by Denise Parrish, senior media relations coordinator at Augustana University.) …

AOA President Buser boosts DMU students

As a longtime osteopathic physician, faculty member and now the 120th president of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), Boyd Buser, …

DMU names new COM dean

Gregory Christiansen, D.O., M.Ed., FACOEP-D, chair and associate professor of emergency medicine at Campbell University in Buies Creek, NC, was …

Alumni assist with DMU Back 2 School Physicals

For many student volunteers, Des Moines University’s free Back 2 School Physicals event is their first time applying skills learned in clinical …

Give ‘em a cheer: the DMU Alumni of the Year

As they educate and mentor students, touch the lives of patients and work tirelessly in their professions and communities, the …
Mentored Student Research Program 2016

Summer research soars to new heights

Each year, graduate and undergraduate students from the local scientific community have the opportunity to apply to participate in an …