Runners on the track in the DMU Wellness Center

Taking care of others starts with taking care of you!

As a medical student, it is important to not only prioritize your education but also your wellbeing. At the Wellness …

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again!

Welcome to medical school, where almost everyone has a Type A personality, graduated in the top of their undergraduate class …

Food is Medicine returns for fall farmers’ markets

Food is Medicine is back to work spreading a healthy message. The group will again staff a booth at Des …
MSRP2015

Students Seize Summer Research Opportunities at DMU

Each year, graduate and undergraduate students from the local scientific community have the opportunity to apply to participate in an …
Tanya Hioe, D.O.'17

D.O. student earns AOF award

Tanya Hioe, D.O.’17, has served in student clubs since grade school, typically in roles that allowed her to make contributions behind …

The perks of being a DMU student

Being a Des Moines University student definitely has its perks. Here are a few that you may not be aware …
DMU partnered with Tech Trek to make science cool for girls.

Tech Trek campers get a taste of medical school

This summer, the Simpson College branch of Tech Trek, an experiential summer camp backed by research and designed to make science, technology, …

Inaugural physician assistants picked for Iowa loan repayment

For the first DMU physician assistant alumni selected for Iowa’s state-supported loan repayment program, being able to shed their debt …

First, do no harm

This article was written by Laurel Whitis, D.O.’17, M.P.H.; Matthew Mueller, D.O.’17, M.P.H.’21; and Chelsea Thibodeau, D.O.’17. As health care providers …

Thirty-two Des Moines University student leaders inducted into honor society

Des Moines University teaches students more than the sciences. Medical students also learn compassion, ethics and leadership — the interpersonal …
Cindy Lin, D.P.M.'16

Student goes big in service

Growing up in a low-income household in Portland, OR, Cindy Lin didn’t see a doctor until she was 16 years …
Professor Muhhamad Spocter gets pied at St. Baldrick's Day.

Campus, hair clippers and Cool Whip come together to support cancer research

On Feb. 10, first-year DMU students Jonathan Pickos and Iaswarya “Ice” Ganapathiraju experienced something rare and wonderful amid the stress …