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, …

Warren S. Silberman, D.O., M.P.H.’74

Silberman retired from the Federal Aviation Administration on Dec. 31, 2012. He now is the medical director of Harvey Watt & …

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 …

Come see a free film on a hot topic

To mark National Public Health Week, April 1-7, DMU’s Master of Public Health Student Club invites you to a free …

Find a food desert near you

We’ve all heard about the problem of food deserts, those geographic areas where residents have limited or no easy access …

Advance your career at DMU

Looking to be a leader in today’s ever-changing health care environment? Choose DMU and get started on earning your degree in …

America’s sugar high: 22 teaspoons a day

I don’t mean to sound like just another prima donna who’s smacking down Americans’ unhealthy eating habits, but a new …