Anatomy word of the month: hiatus

The Latin word for “an opening, a gaping mouth”.  The diaphragm, the muscular partition that divides the chest from the …

Student research spotlight: Katie Welliver

Katie first became interested in research during her undergraduate education at the University of Minnesota. During her sophomore year, she …

Catch some tunes Saturday

D.O. student Amy Hynek is not only insanely smart and ready to graduate in May but she’s also musically talented …

Oprah loves Iowa!

O, the Oprah Magazine recently listed 100 things getting better. Iowa made the list. The only state with such an …

Friday recipe: kidney bean and tuna salad

I’m a big fan of tuna salad. It’s super easy, inexpensive and healthy! Don’t let the kidney beans in the …

Looking for something SUPER to do this weekend?

If you’re thinking about the Super Bowl, we’re not quite there yet (it’s Feb 7). But this weekend in Des …

Easy garlic smashed potatoes

Freshly roasted garlic is, by far, my most favorite form of garlic. You can substitute fresh garlic for garlic powder …

America’s next top models?

So as many of you know there was a fashion show last Thursday at DMU. I am obviously way late …

Learn about medical apartheid tomorrow @ noon

The DMU diversity office has arranged for Harriet A. Washington, author of “Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation …

I’m a professional, stand back!

I can actually say that now considering I am certified in ACLS (advanced cardiac life support)! Yeah, I’m a pretty …

Upcoming events @ DMU

Just want to make sure all my lovely readers are aware of two upcoming awesome DMU events…. Mini Medical School …

Can you feel the love tonight?

I can, I can!!!!!!! So last Friday, the 15th, was a great day for me. My lovely parents came up …