The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

“Illegal, immoral, deplorable” – and so critical to medical advancement

On Feb. 6, 1951, a poor African American tobacco farmer named Henrietta Lacks entered the ward for colored women at …

The toll of ACEs

Adverse childhood experiences and their effect on lifelong health By Caitlin Suginaka, M.P.H.’13 and Barbara Dietrich Boose Imagine a world …

DMU researchers awarded grant from Polk County

DMU faculty Simon Geletta, Ph.D., and Carolyn Beverly, M.D., landed a community betterment grant to increase awareness among central Iowa African Americans of their risk for high blood pressure.

DMU researchers awarded grant from Polk County

Simon Geletta, Ph.D., associate professor in the M.P.H. program, and Carolyn Beverly, M.D., assistant professor in the M.P.H. Program, were …