Childhood experiences lead alumna to ENT

There are a lot of things about Jennifer Pesola, D.O.’99, an otolaryngologist physician with Affiliated Community Medical Centers (ACMC) that …

Students offer food for thought

If we are what we eat, it seems wise to know all we can about what’s in our food. Sharing …

Much more than a sum of parts

Last July, David Drake, D.O.’83, acted on an idea that had him “hooked”: to voluntarily donate a kidney. His journey …

Alumnus shares views on small-town surgical practice

When Dominic Formaro Jr., D.O.’05, FACOS, spoke on campus last November, he laughed that the reason students came to the …

Sutton cookbook supports student learning

As president of the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) in 1969-1970, Sara “Sally” Sutton, D.O.’53, raised some eyebrows when she …

New members join DMU board

The DMU Board of Trustees welcomed three new members in 2014 and will add two more in March. At its …

2015 Alumni of the Year

They work in different roles in health care and represent different eras of Des Moines University alumni, but the 2015 …

DMU announces 2015 Global Health Pathways interns

Des Moines University in December announced the four students who have been selected to participate in prestigious summer internships as …

Words of inspiration

Winter break goes by way too fast. Just as you finally find some time to relax and recuperate from a …

What would you do for a complete stranger?

What would you do for a complete stranger? Dr. David Drake donated a kidney. David Drake, D.O.’83, made the life-saving …

Des Moines University celebrates Diwali

DMU students, faculty and staff took part in the University’s annual celebration of Diwali on November 21. More than 360 …

Senior Health Fair puts a social spin on screenings

The “50 and Better” Senior Health Fair transforms the DMU Student Education Center from study space to a one-stop-shop open to anyone interested …