Noreen O'Shea, D.O., FAAFP

Walking the path with patients, students

Noreen O’Shea, D.O.’84, FAAFP, readily admits she was “scared” about joining the DMU family medicine program in March 2014, but …
D.O. students at the EMRA residency fair

Promoting the positives of emergency medicine

Working as a paramedic and volunteer firefighter in the Washington, DC, area gave Tommy Eales a passion for emergency medicine. …
DMU students participated in a mass casualty drill at the Des Moines International Airport.

Student pairs public health and preparedness

Cynthia James was working on public health issues years before they were considered “public health.” Now a student in DMU’s …
The Alumni Board visits the ultrasound lab.

Alumni Board seeks to engage grads

Members of the DMU Alumni Association Board of Directors want their 12,179 fellow alumni to also “get on board,” so …
Laura Delaney with kids on a medical mission to the Dominican Republic

Something to crow about

Assistant professor named PA of the Year and an Engaged Scholar Faculty Fellow Laura Delaney, PA-C’99, M.P.A.S., had provided health care …
Meghan Francis

Built to bridge research, health outcomes

Meghan Francis has conducted biomedical research on several topics, and she’s currently working as a research assistant in the nutrition …

DMU Ensemble gives the gift of music

Most DMU students pursue careers in health care because they want to make a positive difference in people’s lives. Most …
DMU's OMM fellows provide a demonstration for Waukee APEX students.

Lighting the spark

There’s a new course offered at Des Moines University, but registration is closed to anyone older than 18. Twelve high …
Kim Tran, M.D., Ph.D., right, supervises several student researchers at a time. They’ve included Vahe Matnishian and Robert Clements, back row; Lara Terry, now a doctoral student at the University of Rochester, and Briana Gebert-Oberle, now a research assistant in DMU’s physiology/pharmacology program. She and Terry completed the program this past summer.

M.S. program prompts probing investigations

Curiosity is creating an audible buzz among students and faculty engaged in DMU’s increasingly robust research enterprise. This story is …
Julie Risinger, D.O.'18, challenged the DMU community to live on just $4 a day.

Could you feed yourself on $4 a day?

Meeting one’s nutritional needs on $4 per day is reality for the more than 45 million low-income people — about …
Senior Health Fair 2015

Three things to love about the DMU Senior Health Fair

On November 7, the Des Moines University Geriatrics Club hosted our annual “50 and Better” Senior Health Fair on campus. …
DMU campus

Top five reasons we love DMU

DMU students know how to work hard and play hard. Here’s why we love it: 1. Strong sense of community …