Alumni make supporting DMU a family affair

Thomas “Tom” DeGregory was contemplating enrolling in a Pennsylvania allopathic medical school when friends suggested he explore osteopathic medical institutions. …

Much more than a sum of parts

The desire to make an impact, extraordinary surgical expertise and some coincidental DMU connections came together in the past year …

Number one in cost, number 11 in quality

What exactly is wrong with America’s health care system, and how can it be fixed? ACCORDING TO THE COMMONWEALTH FUND, …

A world of pain

We are in a world of pain. From the prick of our first booster to the aches of arthritis, we experience …

Take steps now to prevent disease later

You’ve probably heard the term “preventive medicine” a lot since the Affordable Care Act passed in 2010. The law requires …

Col. Wayne A. Schirner, D.O.’79

Dr. Schirner retired from civil service with the U.S. Army on Sept. 20, 2014.  He served the Army for 35 …

Provider Profile: Meet Dr. Terri Plundo

Name: Terri Plundo, D.O., FACOFP Title: Des Moines University Clinic Medical Director Assistant Professor of Family Medicine Clinic: Family Medicine …

An evening of OMM

Back, hip or neck pain?  Get a FREE osteopathic manual treatment at DMU during our annual OMM Community Night!  Learn …

John H. Yost, D.O.’86

John H. Yost, D.O.’86, is an assistant professor of medicine at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College in Hanover, …

Provider Profile: Meet Dr. G. Bradley Klock

Name: G. Bradley Klock, D.O., FAAO Title: Chairperson and Associate Professor of Osteopathic Manual Medicine Clinic: Osteopathic Manual Medicine Clinic …

440 medical students take part in largest disaster training

First- and second-year D.O. students were involved in a volunteer disaster relief training on September 26. The American Red Cross …

Watch closely for signs of the “silent killer”

One-third of American adults have a dangerous condition that is so hard to detect that 20 percent of those who …