Noreen O'Shea, D.O., FAAFP

“Climate change”: how the opioid prescribing environment has changed in 20 years

I have been in family medicine long enough to see cycles of change in management of several conditions: diabetes, heart …
Fossil analysis shows that pregnant theropod dinosaurs, like the T. rex on the right, apparently developed medullary bone as do modern-day female birds.

Researchers discover pregnancy test for T. rex

A pregnant Tyrannosaurus rex that roamed Montana 68 million years ago may be the key to discerning gender differences between …

Front row seat to heart surgery

Area high school students celebrated heart month at Des Moines University with a “front row” seat to a cardiac surgery …
Kate Cardamon treats a lymphedema patient.

Compression, manual therapy can control lymphedema

When your lymph nodes are swollen, you take notice. It means your body is fighting off an infection and your …
Cabaret 2016

Cabaret and catching up

A Des Moines Alumni event was held on March 4, 2016. Over 100 Alumni and friends attended the social event …
DMU students, staff and faculty opened the dialogue about race.

Race: Changing the paradigm from debate to dialogue

By Rich Salas, Ph.D., and Luke Botting, D.O.’18 On Thursday, February 18, a group of approximately 50 DMU students, faculty …
DMUHistory

Celebrating our history

From our earliest days of building an osteopathic college to our current status as a medical/health sciences university that educates …
ACFAS 2016

Kicking off 2016 alumni events

On Friday, February 12, Des Moines University Development and Alumni Relations hosted the first of many 2016 events. Over 130 …
Back To School Physicals 2015

Mentor students through volunteer initiatives

Volunteer experiences – especially involving community medicine – help Des Moines University students make connections between coursework and their future …
Mary Beth Scholand, M.D., presented at DMU Grand Rounds through a partnership between DMU CME and the France Foundation.

A diverse partnership for a difficult disease

Des Moines University Continuing Medical Education was recently awarded a grant from the The France Foundation to provide the educational …

A vision to volunteer

DMU students love to pursue volunteer opportunities that tap their clinical skills. Yet the need for appropriate oversight and documentation can …
Students in SEC by DNA sculpture

Art around campus

Over the years, Des Moines University has amassed a large amount of artwork that can be seen scattered across campus. We …