Social determinants of health and STD prevention: a CDC perspective

Des Moines University continues to improve lives in our global community by educating diverse groups of highly competent and compassionate …
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 …
GrantWritingWorkshop

Landing grants made more doable

Given the tough competition for tight resources among scientists, clinicians and other researchers, writing a successful research proposal and getting …
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Screening of Someone You Love a success

On October 28, 2015, approximately 300 health care professionals, students, and community members from a wide variety of backgrounds gathered …

Protecting public health

Kimberly Davis, M.P.H.’12, works on the front lines of preventing the spread of Ebola and other dangerous communicable diseases in …

M.P.H. program unveils new mission, vision

Rachel Reimer, Ph.D. has been at the helm of the Master of Public Health program for just over six months, but …

Do you want to be healthier in 2015? Create implementation intentions!

If you are like many Americans, the New Year serves as a mental “reset” on the clock. New things are …

DMU, Drake University partner on Pharm.D., M.P.H. dual degree

Des Moines University and the Drake University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (CPHS) have partnered to offer a combined …

Parents, monitor your kids’ media

Children who are allowed to spend a lot of time watching TV and playing video games are more likely to gain weight, do …

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 …

The toll of ACEs

Adverse childhood experiences and their effect on lifelong health By Caitlin Suginaka, M.P.H.’13 and Barbara Dietrich Boose Imagine a world …

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.