Alumni, here’s a great way to give back

“Never stop learning.” This important message was among the many takeaways that Robert G. Smith, D.P.M.’99, M.Sc., R.Ph., C.Ped., CPRS, …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
ACFAS 2016

Kicking off 2016 alumni events

On Friday, February 12, Des Moines University Development and Alumni Relations hosted the first of many 2016 events. Over 130 …
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 …
Brent Johnson, D.P.M.'95

Flying high and taking care of “American heroes”

Joining the U.S. Air Force has allowed Brent Johnson, D.P.M.’95, to spread his wings and reach great heights — including …
DMU's OMM fellows provide a demonstration for Waukee APEX students.

Lighting the spark

There’s a new course offered at Des Moines University, but registration is closed to anyone older than 18. Twelve high …
Paul Dayton, D.P.M., M.S., teaching students in the Surgery Lab

Podiatric researchers apply a healthy skepticism

Curiosity is creating an audible buzz among students and faculty engaged in DMU’s increasingly robust research enterprise. This story is …
GlobalHealthTrip 2015

DMU students to provide health services in Kentucky, Dominican Republic

When his first patient exclaimed, “My heart is on fire!”, then-first-year DMU osteopathic medical student Marshall Sheide was sure the …
Happy graduates at 2015 Commencement

472 degrees of happiness

Ideal weather, a distinguished grand marshal, honored “milestone” alumni, a compelling keynote speaker and, of course, the elation of earning …