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, …
Sarah Clayton, Ph.D., Noah Marcus, Ph.D., and Francesca Di Sole, Ph.D., are collaborating to plan a new shared lab as well as pursue potential research projects.

Shared space spurs collaboration

Curiosity is creating an audible buzz among students and faculty engaged in DMU’s increasingly robust research enterprise. This story is …
Paul Dayton, D.P.M., M.S., teaching students in the Surgery Lab

Podiatric researchers apply a healthy skepticism

Curiosity is creating an audible buzz among students and faculty engaged in DMU’s increasingly robust research enterprise. This story is …
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 …
Jeffrey Gray, Ph.D., at left, leads the team of researchers pursuing new knowledge at DMU.

Asking questions, questioning answers

Being involved in and promoting high-quality research and scholarly activity are among our core visions at DMU, and in this …

Feilmeier elected first female IPMS president

  Graduates of DMU’s College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery (CPMS) have a strong record of serving in leadership roles …
Tai Chi is a great exercise for older adults and those with arthritis.

Tai chi: Ancient martial art fights stress and chronic conditions

When you think of exercise, what comes to mind? Sweat. Heavy breathing. Sore muscles. Tai chi offers none of that. …