And we’re off

After months of planning the day has finally come to take off on the trip of a lifetime. We boarded …

Breaking up is hard to do with habits

I’ve been writing about diet and obesity for an upcoming DMU Magazine, which has made me think a lot about …

Friday recipe: Mediterranean quinoa bowl

I am participating in DMU’s Dump Your Plump challenge this spring, and have been trying to focus on eating healthier. …

Coming soon to a blog near you

Thirty-three Des Moines University students are skipping the traditional spring break hot spots for a week in Honduras. Instead of …

DMU student Laura Hoffman honored with leadership award

Laura Hoffman, D.O. ’12, has been named a recipient of the American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation’s 2012 Leadership Award. This …

Kudos to DMU physician assistant students!

Iowa is a relatively flat state, but on a recent Sunday morning in Des Moines, more than 600 people got …

CHS launches revamped MHA curriculum

For nearly three decades, Des Moines University has given students real-world preparation to advance or change their careers as leaders …

International service opportunity in Honduras for DMU alumni

The Global Health department has received information about an upcoming medical service opportunity in Honduras. The trip is a partnership …

Friday recipe: perfectly juicy chicken

Mastering some very basic cooking skills opens doors for dozens of dishes. I recently watched a video blogby “Skinny Chef” …

A true sense of community

Last Friday morning I was about 15 miles into my 35-mile commute to DMU when my cell phone rang. The …

Alumni spotlight: Kevin R. Emge, D.O.’86, FACOOG

I have been section chief of anesthesiology at Grinnell Regional Medical Center in Grinnell, IA, for the past four years. Prior to that I was an obstetrician/gynecologist in private practice in Des Moines as well as an associate professor of ob/gyn at Des Moines University. Meeting new patients prior to surgery and working with them as a team to go through [...]