The toll of ACEs

Adverse childhood experiences and their effect on lifelong health By Caitlin Suginaka, M.P.H.’13 and Barbara Dietrich Boose Imagine a world …

Become a public health superhero at Mini Medical School

Discover your inner super hero and help change the world at Des Moines University’s Mini Medical School. Beginning February 4, …

DMU students win five of six awards at 2013 Research Symposium

The annual DMU Research Symposium was held on Thursday, December 5, and featured Laurel L. Haak, Ph.D., executive director of …

Ryan T. Dow, M.H.A., M.P.H.’12

Dow is a safety, health and environmental consultant in the administrative branch at DuPont Pioneer for all its lab and research operations in …

Celebrate Food Day with food for thought

Food Day is a national celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable and sustainable food. DMU students will mark the …

M.P.H. program helps launch Community Recess Initiative in Des Moines

Students and staff at Hanawalt Elementary in Des Moines raced around their new track at a “ribbon-running” ceremony on September …

Get ready for Public Health Networking Oct. 2

Do you work in public health? Are you interested in talking with public health students and professionals? If so, be …

The not-so-sweet side of sugar

The August issue of National Geographic magazine featured as its cover story an exploration of sugar and “why we can’t …

She biked cross-country to fight climate change

Wendy Ring, M.D., M.P.H., is a longtime family physician, a 28-year member of Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) and an …

Is McDonald’s the cure for obesity?

When the American Medical Association’s House of Delegates met in Chicago mid-June, members approved a measure to label obesity a …

Des Moines University’s 113th commencement ceremony to award 486 degrees

Des Moines University will grant 486 degrees at its 2013 Commencement Ceremony, the 113th in the university’s history, on Saturday, …

Celebrate National Public Health Week

If you or your loved ones have had immunizations, worn seat belts or used child car safety seats, enjoyed drinking …