Mentored Student Research Program 2016

Summer research soars to new heights

Each year, graduate and undergraduate students from the local scientific community have the opportunity to apply to participate in an …
Are PSPs and ACOs A-OK_MHAevent

Explore the future of health care financing with DMU and Deloitte

The launch of health insurance marketplaces, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) and the broader shift in payment …
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Faculty, staff say DMU is a “Great College”

Des Moines University has been named a “2016 Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The …

DMU’s M.P.H. program receives CEPH reaccreditation

DMU is proud that its master’s degree program in public health (M.P.H.) provides outstanding education that prepares public health leaders. …
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Alumni and community members come together at Jasper Winery

On Wednesday, June 22, the Development and Alumni Relations Department hosted its 6th annual event at Jasper Winery in Des …
Tracy Porter, D.P.T., educates a patient about her temporomandibular joint.

When jaw pain bites, see a physical therapist

The temporomandibular joint, or TMJ, is probably not a part of the body you know by name. If you experience …
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Heating up on the course

Hot, hot, hot! It was a sweltering day but not a single person could complain about having to lace up …

80 percent by 2018: taking steps to conquer colorectal cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, much of the suffering and death from cancer could be prevented by increasing the …
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Podiatry students volunteer at Special Olympics “Fit Feet”

Each spring, Des Moines University students from the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery volunteer with “Fit Feet,” a Special Olympics …
Kate Cardamon treats a patient with pelvic floor weakness.

A weak pelvic floor can wreak havoc on your quality of life

The pelvic floor is an often overlooked, but important group of muscles. It’s the job of the pelvic floor muscles …

Health care violence: protect your health

Health care professionals dedicate their careers to the well being of others. To do so, they are frequently put in …
Meet the Honorees

DMU names longtime Des Moines family the 2016 Glanton honorees

This fall, when Des Moines University celebrates the impact that its Glanton Fund has on students and the health professions, …