Physical therapy month

October is national physical therapy month. Did you know that in most states you can schedule an appointment with a …

Alumni spotlight: Kevin E. Ware, D.O.’73

After DMU I did my residency at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in the department of family and community medicine. I am board certified in family medicine. I provide acute medical care in isolated settings at sea and overseas. Worldwide travel combined with interesting medical problems. Unless you just have to be a subspecialist, try to stay as generalized in your post-graduate [...]

Tickets still available for Glanton dinner

UPDATE on 10/13/10: Tickets are now sold out. The 2010 Des Moines University Glanton Scholarship Dinner at the Meadows at …

Food festival this weekend!

Friday kicks off my all-time favorite outdoor festival in Des Moines, The World Food Festival!! If you’ve read this blog …

Global Health conference

On October 13, our global health department and the Heartland Global Health Consortium are again hosting an awesome conference. This …

Public health program director chosen for national commission

Des Moines University is proud to announce Mary Mincer Hansen, R.N., Ph.D., director of the DMU public health program, was …

Happy physician assistant week!

Physician assistants play a vital role in our health care system. They practice medicine with physician supervision. PAs can give …

Public invited to conference at DMU on global health, agriculture

In conjunction with the esteemed World Food Prize Festival in October, Des Moines University (DMU) will host “The Influence of …

Free film viewing to share stories of malnutrition

(Des Moines, IA) – Locally parents worry about childhood obesity. In other countries parents worry about getting enough food to …

Anatomy word of the month: tragus

The small flap of skin covered cartilage at the front of your ear canal is named “goat” in Greek! Tragi …

Research student spotlight: Russell Hamilton

Russell first became interested in research during his undergraduate education at Mount Mercy University while in a biochemistry laboratory. Following …

Research student spotlight: Rachel Firkins

Rachel Firkins graduated from Drake University with a B.S. in biology and a B.S. in neuroscience in 2009. She became …