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 …

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 …
From Des Moines to the Dominican Republic and Biloxi, Mississippi, global health students rekindle their commitment to medicine

Spring Breakthroughs

At two new-for-DMU sites for global health service during spring break this year, students and clinicians treated hundreds of patients, …

DMU sending care teams near and far for spring break

Thirty-four Des Moines University students are heading for warmer weather for spring break. Unlike your traditional spring breaker, these students …

DMU sending care team on spring break in Honduras for third consecutive year

Twenty-seven Des Moines University students are forgoing the traditional spring break destinations for a week of interprofessional training in Honduras. …

International service opportunity in Honduras for DMU alumni

The Global Health department has received information about an upcoming medical service opportunity in Honduras. The trip is a partnership …

International service opportunity in India for DMU alumni

The Global Health Department has received information about an upcoming medical service opportunity in India. The Logos Medical Mission group …

DMU students to spend break providing health care in Honduras

Thirty-three Des Moines University students are skipping the traditional spring break hot spots for a week in Honduras. Instead of …