Donald & Barbara Janower

A gift of gratitude

Donald Janower, D.O.’67, and his wife, Barbara, believe in the power of education, and they act on that belief through …
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CME introduces enhanced reporting system for preceptors

Des Moines University Continuing Medical Education has implemented an online reporting system for physicians who precept osteopathic medical students. The …
The Des Moines Still College Band

They sent in the clowns

The framed photograph hanging above the DMU marketing office coffeemaker mystifies: Who was this motley crew of apparently musical clowns? …
Stephen Nelson, M.D., speaks at the Diversity Health Series

Racism and health inequity: What can we do about it?

While many factors affect health care equity, disparities based on race that target communities of color are consistently reported in …

DMU staffer named on “40 under 40” philanthropy list

They’re young, energetic and determined to make a positive difference: The Chronicle of Philanthropy identified 40 individuals under 40 who …
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 …

DMU President Franklin honored with MLK Jr. Award

Through his life and leadership, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. demonstrated a deep commitment to helping others, an …
President Franklin thanks the Klisares family for their donation.

A gift of gratitude for Stroke Camp

LAST YEAR Kevin Klisares was on a turkey-hunting trip near Lake Rathbun in south central Iowa when he began to feel …
Stephanie Casey managed to squeeze in the birth of her first two children and competition in the 2010 Race Walk World Cup in Mexico and the 2012 Olympic Trials, among other events, during her DMU student days.

The doctor of race walking

By Steve Lindsley, The Umpqua Post Much has been made of a recent addition to the Lower Umpqua Hospital District …
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. …
A patient receives a body composition analysis

Stick to your New Year’s resolutions by monitoring your body composition

It’s no surprise that weight loss is the number one New Year’s resolution. After weeks of filling up on holiday …
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 …