COM Dean J.D. Polk teaches students how to use an ultrasound.

DMU gives students the “stethoscope of the 21st century”

Ultrasound, a technology that uses high-frequency sound waves to make images of organs and structures in the body, can give …

Students step right up to dunk their deans at DMU Palooza

Taunts and teasing did not deter students from dropping their deans into the dunk tank at the second annual DMU Palooza. …

DMU leaders invited back to White House for climate and health summit

J.D. Polk, D.O., M.S., M.M.M., CPE, FACOEP, dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Yogesh Shah, M.D., M.P.H., associate dean …

Dana Lowry wins national public health award

Dana Lowry, D.O.’17, received the 2015 Excellence in Public Health Award from the U.S. Public Health Service Physician Professional Advisory Committee. …

DMU joins 26 universities in commitment to training students on health impacts of climate change

The Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine has made a commitment to train the next generation of health professionals …

DMU leaders invited to White House to talk climate and health

J.D. Polk, D.O., M.S., M.M.M., CPE, FACOEP, dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Yogesh Shah, M.D., M.P.H., associate dean …

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Mini Med School blasts off

Mini Med ISS the 2015 “Mini Med School” session, a popular public lecture series hosted by Des Moines University, kicked off …

Dunkin’ deans and party fare at DMU Palooza

It isn’t every day that DMU students get to dunk their deans. Maybe that’s why they lined up for the opportunity …

New consortium to probe climate change’s impact on health

While the polar vortex gripping many states this winter had people complaining about the weather more than usual, the discussion …

Des Moines University names new dean of College of Osteopathic Medicine

J.D. Polk, D.O., M.S., M.M.M., CPE, FACOEP, has been named dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Des Moines …