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 …
Stephanie Casey managed to squeeze in the birth of her first two children and competition in the 2010 Race Walk World Cup in Mexico and the 2012 Olympic Trials, among other events, during her DMU student days.

The doctor of race walking

By Steve Lindsley, The Umpqua Post Much has been made of a recent addition to the Lower Umpqua Hospital District …

Honor society recognizes compassionate student leaders and teachers

Des Moines University is dedicated to teaching compassionate health care professionals and is a proud chapter of the Arnold P. Gold …

Planting the seeds for the next crop of health care providers

Last summer, DMU osteopathic medical student Bill Bensen found many benefits during a preceptorship at Kossuth Regional Health Center (KRHC) …

A destiny discovered on the farm

“Love of the land” is one reason Stacie Kasper, D.O.’12, wants to practice rural medicine. She’s also motivated by the opportunity to be a physician, counselor, teacher and advocate for her patients, the chance to become a community leader and the lasting relationships she’ll form with those in her care.

Alumni spotlight: Richard W. Rapp, D.O.’12

Undergraduate background I received my B.S. in biology from the University of Northern Colorado in 2007.  Prior to that I …