The littlest among us are key to our biggest health problems

Editor’s note: During his eight-week internship with the World Health Organization (WHO) this summer, third-year DMU osteopathic medical student and …

DMU alumni put passion in action

Navigation: Taking a Toms Shoes tack to save lives Following fate to fill needs in Haiti Moved by faith, informed …

Alumni spotlight: Richard E. Vermillion, D.O.’60

From the Des Moines Register: Rural Iowa doctor's 53-year legacy: Dr. Richard Vermillion has served Ogden for more than 50 years. Take a look inside his clinic and see what keeps the 83-year-old doctor going.

The toll of ACEs

Adverse childhood experiences and their effect on lifelong health By Caitlin Suginaka, M.P.H.’13 and Barbara Dietrich Boose Imagine a world …

Student seeks ‘Woman of the Year’ title for a good cause

Fourth-year osteopathic medical student Melissa Deer says many of the patients she’s interacted with have positively influenced her amid the …

Alumni spotlight: Gary P. Plundo, D.O.’79

Plundo completed his doctorate of osteopathy in 1979 at Des Moines University (DMU). He went on to complete an internship …

Treasured DMU Traditions

As vice president of the DMU Student Government  Association (SGA) during her second year in the University of Osteopathic Medicine and …

DMU helps kids stay healthy

They say it takes a village to raise a child. On July 27, it took a village to help kids …

Staying on the farm

Couple makes a commitment to Iowa You would never expect a Minnesota native to be awarded a scholarship recognizing a …

Capt. Kyle Petersen, D.O.’94, and Adam W. Armstrong, D.O.’96

On November 22, Petersen assumed command of Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6 in Lima, Peru, after two years as the …

DMU students take walks, sleep outside to help others

This fall, Maggi Schutte, D.P.T.’16, invited her classmates to join her in supporting an organization she loves, St. Jude Children’s …

Looking back inspires investment in the future

As a student in the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery (COMS), now DMU, Anthony Korvas in 1966 raised the most …