Sunshine

Skin care tips for when you feel the burn

After a cool, wet spring, we’re anxiously awaiting the sunny days of summer. But sunshine has a way of making …

Passion for caring for the underserved drives Global Health students

Thirty-three DMU students spent spring break on medical service trips, treating hundreds of patients in the Dominican Republic and Biloxi, Mississippi. A …
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 …

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 …

DMU sending care teams near and far for spring break

Thirty-four Des Moines University students are heading for warmer weather for spring break. Unlike your traditional spring breaker, these students …

Lather, rinse and repeat: Fight cold and flu with soap and water

We know to plan for winter’s temperature swings and snowstorms, but we must also prepare for its seasonal cold and …

PA students go big, take prize in volunteering

Given the intense curriculum and non-stop schedule of students in DMU’s physician assistant program, they could be rightfully expected to hoard any spare moments of down time for …

Provider Profile: Meet Jolene Givant

Name: Jolene Givant, M.P.A.S., PA-C Title: Physician Assistant/Assistant Professor Clinic: Family Medicine Clinic Undergraduate School: Mercy School of Nursing, Des Moines, …

Conference to address role of PAs in solving rural health care challenges

Des Moines University is sponsoring a national conference, “Advancing Rural Primary Care,” that will explore the important role of physician …

Provider Profile: Meet April Vargus

Name: April Vargus, M.S.P.A.S., PA-C Title: Physician Assistant Clinic: Family Medicine Clinic Undergraduate School: Iowa Wesleyan College, Mount Pleasant, Iowa Medical …

Slather on the sunscreen to safeguard your skin

In Iowa, we wait months for the summer sun to arrive so we can bask in its rays and bring …