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 …

Podiatric students serve “Recipes for Success”

Wouldn’t it be amazing to have a manual for maneuvering one’s first year of medical school? Imagine possessing a magical tome …

Exploring tomorrow’s medicine today

While he was an undergraduate at Creighton University, John Miller worked as a paramedic and became fascinated by diabetes and its complications. Later, …

The Power of Story in Healing

Beyond the necessities for survival, is there any more fundamental human need than to connect with others through stories? They let us feel kinship, experience emotion, and understand or challenge the people and world around us. Stories let us learn, share, get angry, become motivated, understand difference and appreciate community.

What to say? What to do?

One of the things I have always struggled with as a person and a health care provider is how to …

More in sports: learning lessons on the sidelines

Last fall, members of DMU’s American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine Club (AAPSM) enjoyed “Friday Night Lights” with more professional …

A supportive, rigorous research environment

DMU operates under high ethical standards to earn and sustain the trust and respect of the public, research participants and …

Great minds, new discoveries

DMU is working strategically to guide and grow its research enterprise, an ongoing effort much like research itself. Building knowledge in four areas of emphasis – cardiovascular sciences, movement science, public health and pedagogy in the health sciences – will likely benefit students, patients and entire populations.

CPMS dean receives two appointments

R. Tim Yoho, D.P.M., FACFAS, dean of the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, has been appointed to a central Iowa cancer center board and elected chair of the American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine.

CPMS dean receives two appointments

R. Tim Yoho, D.P.M., FACFAS, dean of the DMU College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, was elected chair of the …

Casey Ebert, D.P.M.’13, receives Outstanding Professional Conduct Award

Casey Ebert, a fourth-year student in the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, was awarded the Michael L. Stone, D.P.M., …

DMU researchers: they’re everywhere

Many Des Moines University faculty members and students were recognized for their recent presentations, publications and awards. Faculty names are …