DMU Alumni Association

Endless benefits for DMU alums

DMU Alumni Relations works year-round to engage, connect, and celebrate alumni on campus, where you live, and online. We’ve recently …
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 …
Des Moines was featured in Sky magazine

DMU goes sky-high, literally

If you flew via Delta Air Lines this fall and happened to peruse its Sky magazine, you would have encountered …

Should researchers be required to get your consent to use your cells?

  Let’s say you’ve had a blood test, a biopsy or surgery. Did you know that any cells or tissues …
Brent Johnson, D.P.M.'95

Flying high and taking care of “American heroes”

Joining the U.S. Air Force has allowed Brent Johnson, D.P.M.’95, to spread his wings and reach great heights — including …

DMU board update

After his three years as chair of the DMU Board of Trustees, Larry J. Baker, D.O.’77, FACEP, turned the reins over …
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 …
Yogesh Shah, center, reconnected with several of the Ugandan physicians who experienced rotations in Iowa, through DMU, while they were medical students.

Ugandan physicians reflect on DMU, Iowa experiences

Juliet Babirye, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., is a lecturer in infectious disease and non-communicable disease control in the Makerere University College …

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 …
Osteomyelitis post-op

Osteomyelitis

New book focuses on how to avoid leg amputation when diabetes-related foot wounds develop bone infection Osteomyelitis, or bone infection, …