Coated in compassion

At the White Coat Ceremony every August, students in DMU’s clinical programs don this symbol of professional excellence as hundreds …

Army doctor, 75, looks back at half-century of service

By Lisa Ferdinando, ARNEWS During more than a half-century of military service, Col. Arthur Wittich, D.O.’71, an Army doctor, has …

Creating a path for future fellow surgeons

Ronald Bergman, D.O.’76, M.D., FICS, FAACS, and Bryan Folkers, D.O.’04, FACOS, both love practicing in their specialty and teaching future surgeons. That …

Alumni make supporting DMU a family affair

Thomas “Tom” DeGregory was contemplating enrolling in a Pennsylvania allopathic medical school when friends suggested he explore osteopathic medical institutions. …

Much more than a sum of parts

The desire to make an impact, extraordinary surgical expertise and some coincidental DMU connections came together in the past year …

Number one in cost, number 11 in quality

What exactly is wrong with America’s health care system, and how can it be fixed? ACCORDING TO THE COMMONWEALTH FUND, …

A world of pain

We are in a world of pain. From the prick of our first booster to the aches of arthritis, we experience …

Col. Wayne A. Schirner, D.O.’79

Dr. Schirner retired from civil service with the U.S. Army on Sept. 20, 2014.  He served the Army for 35 …

Free health screenings for seniors Nov. 1 at Des Moines University

Des Moines University’s annual “50 & Better” Senior Health Fair combines complimentary health screenings and informational booths with a friendly, …

John H. Yost, D.O.’86

John H. Yost, D.O.’86, is an assistant professor of medicine at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College in Hanover, …

Des Moines University series to raise awareness of human trafficking

Human trafficking is a modern-day slavery, involving victims who are forced, defrauded or coerced into labor or sexual exploitation. An …

DMU honors Diversity Champions

Diversity doesn’t just happen; to make it real and relevant, it requires champions. This spring the DMU office of multicultural …