Pioneering students in the Class of 1986 showed osteopathic students were capable of advanced research.

From the Class Note mailbag: DMU researchers

Darwin Schossow, D.O., Rick Hecker, D.O., FAOCA, Don Benson, D.O., and Daniel Deavers, Ph.D., professor (now emeritus) of physiology and …
Michelle Brown, M.S.P.T., and a DMU D.P.T. student lead a patient through a balance exercise.

Three steps to living free of the fear of falling

For most of your life, falls are no big deal: a small bruise, a scraped knee, a sore hip. As …
A student takes the blood pressure of a legislator at DMU Day on the Hill.

DMU students head for the Hills

Des Moines University students took over the Iowa State Capitol on April 13 for “DMU Day on the Hill.” Throughout …
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New DMU department expands degree options

Des Moines University’s master’s degree programs in public health and health care administration equip individuals to become leaders in diverse …
DMU President Angela L. Walker Franklin accepts the Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame honor from Governor Terry Branstad.

DMU receives highest state honor for volunteerism

Des Moines University was inducted into the Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame on April 13 as part of National Volunteer …
DMU faculty and students provided first aid at the Living History Farms Off-Road Races.

On the run

First-, second- and third-year physical therapy students made DMU proud by providing recovery services to more than 150 runners participating …
DMU Students with Ultrasound

Students lead ultrasound workshop

Ultrasound — a technology that uses high-frequency sound waves to make images of organs and structures in the body — can give …

AOA 2013-2015 CME deadline extended

At the recent meeting, the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Board of Trustees decided that the deadline for AOA members to …
Daryl Steiner, D.O.'75, retired child abuse evaluation doctor

Child abuse evaluation doctor retiring after 40 years with Akron Children’s Hospital

Daryl Steiner, D.O.’75, leader of a hospital’s center designed specifically to care for abused kids, leaves with pride By Nick …
CJ Koozer cares for children in Tanzania.

Compassionate care, with a business edge

As a high school student, Catherine “CJ” Koozer worked at Camp Courageous, a facility near Monticello, IA, for children and …
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad congratulates Martin Luther King Jr. Achievement Award recipients Keyah Levy and DMU President Angela Walker Franklin, Ph.D.

DMU, President Franklin recognized for civil rights efforts

Since its founding in 1898, DMU has emphasized respect for all persons, meeting the health needs of underserved populations and …

Girls in Science Day connects kids to health concepts and careers

How do you harness the enthusiasm of an energetic middle-school girl and direct it toward science? Let her cradle a human heart …