GH SDOH

Global Health Learning Collaborative to explore social determinants of health

The factors defining your health have a lot to do with where you are born, how and with whom you …
Abby Shannon, D.D.S. receives the USPHS Buell Award.

M.P.H. student melds dentistry and public health

Although she earned her dental degree just seven years ago, Abby Shannon, D.D.S., has taken her career far beyond filling …
Happy graduates at 2015 Commencement

472 degrees of happiness

Ideal weather, a distinguished grand marshal, honored “milestone” alumni, a compelling keynote speaker and, of course, the elation of earning …
Fork in brain

Back for seconds

After getting a taste of Des Moines University for three weeks one summer, these students returned to campus to complete …
Female holding globe

Stretching beyond comfort zones

As a fourth-year medical student, Mali Schneiter delivered twins — by herself — in a hospital in Uganda. Classmate Nicole Cook counted potentially …
Mandy Ivanov

M.P.H. student receives “engaged research” scholarship

For her capstone project required for DMU’s master of public health degree, Mandy Ivanov chose to focus on a “personal …

Kyle Bruce, D.P.M.’11, M.P.H.

Kyle Bruce, D.P.M.’11, M.P.H., in June 2015 graduated with a master’s of public health degree from the American Podiatric Medical …

No one person can do it all

We’ve all heard the expression, “One person can make a difference,” and while I truly believe that, I also think …

Ted George, D.O.’80

Ted George, D.O.’80, had his term renewed on the Iowa State Board of Health, the policy-making body for the Iowa …

Susan Beck, D.O.’84, FACOS

Susan Beck, D.O.’84, FACOS, in July 2015 was featured in the Des Moines Business Record as a 2015 “Woman of …

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 …

DMU joins the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health

Des Moines University is now the newest member of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH ). …