CPMS students surpass national average on board exam

The CPMS class of 2013 achieved a 98% pass rate on the July 2011 administration of Part I of the …

Celebrate PA Week!

Today marks the beginning of National Physician Assistant Week, celebrated annually to support, highlight and recognize the significant impact of …

CPMS Research Success

The College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery has experienced success over the summer in the area of scholarship/research. Kathy Frush, …

Oh, how sweet the sound!

We believe DMU students are extraordinarily talented, but for many that goes far beyond academics. For example, Yoshi Ozaki, one …

DMU offering free health screenings for seniors Nov. 5

Adults 50 and older are invited to Des Moines University’s annual Senior Health Fair for free health screenings. The health …

Learn how elite athletes maximize performance

Want to learn how the cardiovascular system works during exercise and how it responds to exercise training? Want to explore …

Anatomy word of the month: duodenum

“Twelve each” in Latin. The duodenum is the first section of the small intestine attached to the outlet of the …

Friday recipe: curried quinoa and cabbage salad

I’m like food author Mark Scarbrough in that 1) I endeavor to eat “real” food (i.e., foods that are not …

Iowa’s healthiest state initiative

According to the 2010 Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, Iowa is #19 in the nation when it comes to being physically, emotionally …

Take the first step toward better health with DMU

Des Moines University invites our neighbors and community to join our Start Somewhere Walk on Friday, October 7, at noon. …