Students helping students

Many students choose a medical career because they want to help people. That's also why many DMU osteopathic medicine students volunteer every summer through the University's educational support services office to tutor students in the physician assistant program.

Research in translation

The biggest strength DMU brings to the translational table: open-minded scientists, clinicians, health care professionals, collaborators and students with a shared passion for serving patients through discovery and its application.

Imposter or Not

Rachel Hammer is a second-year student at Mayo Medical School in Rochester, MN. Her essay, excerpted here, appears in the 2010 edition of Abaton, DMU's annual medical literary journal.

OPTI-mizing residency opportunities

This summer DMU created the HEARTland Network, an Osteopathic Postdoctoral Training Institute (OPTI) for residency training in osteopathic specialties.

Good work by DMU student is good news for cancer patients

Scientists, including those at DMU, are exploring a better approach to treating non-small cell lung cancer: high doses of radiation specifically targeted at the lung tumors using stereotactic body radiation therapy, administered by a robotic system.

Glanton Scholarship Fund Dinner 2010

The annual Scholarship Fund Dinner was held Oct. 14. Elizabeth Ceballos was the recipient of this year's Glanton Scholarship.

OMM powers athletic performance

By easing pain, improving function and increasing mobility, osteopathic manual medicine offers clear benefits to athletes.

So when does this alumnus sleep?

When it comes to being a doctor, Michael Miller, D.O.'85, FACOS, FAPWCA, CWS, does it all and then some.

Mapping the history of medicine, one discovery at a time

Back in 1628, English physician William Harvey published what some call the most important book in the history of medicine: His epic work, De Motu Cordis (On the Motion of the Heart and Blood), was the first to describe correctly and in detail the circulation of blood in the body.

Winter market!

The downtown farmers’ market is one of the best spring-summer-fall activities in Des Moines but we all miss it during …

Thanksgiving plans?

Sometimes holiday plans are hard to schedule around school and students may not be able to travel home or make …

Justice Alfred D. Lerner Endowed Scholarship Fund

Alfred Lerner quit high school to enlist in the U.S. Army. He continued to benefit his country throughout his life, …