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 [...]

President Franklin reflects on past year

As I reflect on the past year, my first year as president of Des Moines University, I have come to …

CME opportunities for alumni, community

Des Moines University Continuing Medical Education (DMU CME) continues to provide countless opportunities for alumni and community members to earn CME …

International service opportunity in India for DMU alumni

The Global Health Department has received information about an upcoming medical service opportunity in India. The Logos Medical Mission group …

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 …

CPMS Student Achievements

Several CPMS students have been rewarded for their leadership and excellence in podiatric medicine. APMSA Leadership Kyle Duncan, D.P.M. ’14, …

Ensure your intestinal fortitude

On February 29, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, past president of Des Moines University, signed a proclamation naming March “Colorectal Cancer …

Running into trouble

What began as a fun goal crashed into a health issue that knocked me off my feet: My sister invited …

Friday recipe: “willpower” bars

While I admit that I don’t understand every article, Wired magazine is one of my favorite reads for its provocative …

Anatomy word of the month: Acetabulum

“Vinegar cup” in Latin. The hip joint is made up of a deep rounded socket, the acetabulum, on the side …