The opioid epidemic: information and resources for health care providers

Sarah Wilson, wife and mother of four, became addicted to opioid pain medications after she suffered severe injuries from getting …

Glanton Dinner brings people together to celebrate diversity

Donors to DMU’s Glanton Fund benefit students and society by increasing diversity in health professions. Adrian Simien’s life is an …

Happy National Physician Assistant Week!

National Physician Assistant Week takes place each year Oct. 6–12 to celebrate the physician assistant profession and its contributions to …

Could DMU grad be the “Ultimate Guy”?

(NOTE: This article was excerpted with permission from an article by Denise Parrish, senior media relations coordinator at Augustana University.) …

AOA President Buser boosts DMU students

As a longtime osteopathic physician, faculty member and now the 120th president of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), Boyd Buser, …

The importance of trauma informed care

Understanding the impact of psychological trauma is critical for future health care providers, as we inevitably will treat patients with …

DMU named one of Iowa’s “Top 150 Workplaces”

This fall, the Des Moines Register and Workplace Dynamics confirmed what DMU employees already knew: The University is one of …
The extinct Gujarat primates appear to be most similar to the gray mouse lemur, above.

Twenty-five little bones tell a puzzling story about early primate evolution

Newly discovered primate bones appear to be the most primitive ever found A cache of exquisitely preserved bones, found in …
Robert G. Smith, D.P.M.'99, M.Sc., R.Ph.

1999 CPMS grad gives greatly

Some people make a positive difference in the world through their profession. Some do so by serving their country or …
Wellmark Chair and CEO John Forsyth and DMU President and CEO Angela Walker Franklin.

Des Moines University gains a Glanton Presenting Sponsor in Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

Des Moines University announced today that Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield will be the Presenting Sponsor of DMU’s 2016 Glanton …

DMU names new COM dean

Gregory Christiansen, D.O., M.Ed., FACOEP-D, chair and associate professor of emergency medicine at Campbell University in Buies Creek, NC, was …

Alumni assist with DMU Back 2 School Physicals

For many student volunteers, Des Moines University’s free Back 2 School Physicals event is their first time applying skills learned in clinical …