DMU’s Roberto Fernandez named National Student D.O. of the Year

Roberto Fernandez, a D.O. student in the class of 2013 at Des Moines University, received the American Association of Colleges …

Friday recipe: butternut squash ginger soup

It’s a given in most people’s minds that medical students take courses on biochemistry and nutrition. But according to the …

DMU student Laura Hoffman honored with leadership award

Laura Hoffman, D.O. ’12, has been named a recipient of the American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation’s 2012 Leadership Award. This …

Alumni spotlight: Kevin R. Emge, D.O.’86, FACOOG

I have been section chief of anesthesiology at Grinnell Regional Medical Center in Grinnell, IA, for the past four years. Prior to that I was an obstetrician/gynecologist in private practice in Des Moines as well as an associate professor of ob/gyn at Des Moines University. Meeting new patients prior to surgery and working with them as a team to go through [...]

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 …

Unlocking the “Legos” of life

DMU has a new student organization that’s also a feather in the University’s cap: The Genetics Student Interest Group of …

Get a head start

  DMU has the perfect way for pre-med students to get a head start… The DMU Health Professions Advanced Summer …

COM pass rates set new high

The COM class of 2011 students recorded the best scores ever for Des Moines University on the national licensing exam. …

How can you keep them down on the farm?

American Medical News recently explored the increasing shortage of physicians in rural areas and the efforts of medical schools to …

Happy birthday to A.T. Still!

Today marks A.T. Still’s 182nd birthday. He is known as the father of osteopathic medicine. Osteopathy is a whole body …