Honoring a special DMU graduate for a life of service

The transition from one year to the next typically includes reflecting upon those we’ve lost. For the Des Moines University …

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, …

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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Rick Wilkerson, D.O.'80, and the orphans of La Concorde in Haiti.

Heeding Haiti’s call

Rick Wilkerson, D.O.’80, didn’t need Haiti to fulfill his passion for overseas medicine. After all, he’s provided health care and …