As part of a campus celebration of DMU history, students, faculty, staff and members of the Still family lay a wreath at the tombstone of S.S. Still and his wife.

A tribute to our founders

During the month of March, the DMU community focused on a celebration of our history. Quite fittingly, the month concluded …
DMU students, staff and faculty opened the dialogue about race.

Race: Changing the paradigm from debate to dialogue

By Rich Salas, Ph.D., and Luke Botting, D.O.’18 On Thursday, February 18, a group of approximately 50 DMU students, faculty …

A vision to volunteer

DMU students love to pursue volunteer opportunities that tap their clinical skills. Yet the need for appropriate oversight and documentation can …

First in the nation for the first time in my life

I’ve been in Iowa ever since I was five and I never really understood the significance of the Iowa Caucus …
Caucus 101

DMU students embrace Iowa’s first-in-the-nation status

Students who enroll at Des Moines University enjoy advantages such as a rigorous, real-world curriculum; a collaborative environment; diverse opportunities …
Donald & Barbara Janower

A gift of gratitude

Donald Janower, D.O.’67, and his wife, Barbara, believe in the power of education, and they act on that belief through …
Noreen O'Shea, D.O., FAAFP

Walking the path with patients, students

Noreen O’Shea, D.O.’84, FAAFP, readily admits she was “scared” about joining the DMU family medicine program in March 2014, but …
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 …
D.O. students at the EMRA residency fair

Promoting the positives of emergency medicine

Working as a paramedic and volunteer firefighter in the Washington, DC, area gave Tommy Eales a passion for emergency medicine. …
The Alumni Board visits the ultrasound lab.

Alumni Board seeks to engage grads

Members of the DMU Alumni Association Board of Directors want their 12,179 fellow alumni to also “get on board,” so …
Des Moines was featured in Sky magazine

DMU goes sky-high, literally

If you flew via Delta Air Lines this fall and happened to peruse its Sky magazine, you would have encountered …

DMU board update

After his three years as chair of the DMU Board of Trustees, Larry J. Baker, D.O.’77, FACEP, turned the reins over …