DMU PAs are a cause for celebration

The reasons for celebrating National Physician Assistant Week, Oct. 6-12, at Des Moines University keep pouring in. The latest cause …

Mercuris named Iowa Campus Compact Faculty Fellow

Kathy Mercuris, PT, D.H.S., associate professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program, was selected as a 2016-2017 Iowa Campus Compact Engaged …
Laura Delaney, PA-C, M.P.A.S.

Laura Delaney, PA-C’99, M.P.A.S.

Laura Delaney, PA-C, M.P.A.S., assistant professor in DMU’s physician assistant program, was named the 2015 Physician Assistant of the Year …
Laura Delaney with kids on a medical mission to the Dominican Republic

Something to crow about

Assistant professor named PA of the Year and an Engaged Scholar Faculty Fellow Laura Delaney, PA-C’99, M.P.A.S., had provided health care …
Laura Delaney, PA-C, M.P.A.S.

Delaney named Iowa Campus Compact Faculty Fellow

Laura Delaney, M.P.A.S., PA-C, assistant professor in the Physician Assistant program, was selected as one of four faculty members from across …

Passion for caring for the underserved drives Global Health students

Thirty-three DMU students spent spring break on medical service trips, treating hundreds of patients in the Dominican Republic and Biloxi, Mississippi. A …

When a cough is more than just a cough

It’s not even cold season, yet there’s a major cough epidemic making news. This isn’t any normal cough; it can …

Alumni spotlight: Laura A. Delaney, MPAS, PA-C’99

  Laura Delaney, MPAS, PA-C, is an assistant professor in the physician assistant (PA) program at Des Moines University. She …

Missing Mali

Recent political violence in Mali could only make life more difficult in one of the planet’s poorest nations. It also put on hold the much-needed medical and public health services of Medicine for Mali (MFM), which MFM board member and DMU Assistant Professor Laura Delaney says “breaks my heart.”

Stepping out for great reasons

Known for their community service, DMU students were again out in full force this fall. As volunteers and fundraisers for worthy medical causes, they continued to help make life better for others – although they would tell you they’re the ones who reap the benefits.