DepartmentofPublicHealth

New DMU department expands degree options

Des Moines University’s master’s degree programs in public health and health care administration equip individuals to become leaders in diverse …
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 …
Joel Rand, Program Director/Chair of the Physician Assistant Program

Rand brings rich life experiences to PA students

Joel Rand, M.P.A.S., PA-C, openly admits he had little academic experience before joining DMU’s physician assistant (PA) program faculty, as …

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. …

PPDPT program to sunset

When the American Physical Therapy Association pledged that all physical therapy services would be offered by doctors of physical therapy …

Women's History Month

Des Moines University employs many successful women. Hear the stories of how they got to where they are today. Friday, …

Women's History Month

Des Moines University employs many successful women. Hear the stories of how they got to where they are today. Friday, …

Alumna expands impact, earns national award

You don’t have to spend much time with high-energy Maren Lenhart to understand how knowledge gained from the Urbandale, IA, …

Women's History Month

Des Moines University employs many successful women. Hear the stories of how they got to where they are today. An …

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 …

Treasured adventures of being dean

On a recent morning this spring, I had the opportunity to address the 52 new physician assistant students who are members of the PA …

Reimer brings vision as new program director/chair

Rachel Reimer, Ph.D., has a proven track record of excellence in teaching and research. After serving DMU’s master of public …