Conference to address role of PAs in solving rural health care challenges

Des Moines University is sponsoring a national conference, “Advancing Rural Primary Care,” that will explore the important role of physician …

Fertile ground: rich opportunities in rural medicine

We were just getting the spring issue of DMU Magazine to the printer last week when I came across an …

How can we care for rural America?

For a future issue of DMU Magazine, I plan to explore the joys and challenges of rural medicine. Numerous studies, …

Michael & Sheila’s Nepali adventures

Namaste! I’m writing this post after just having spoken to my wife from the other side of the world, in …

Holiday hours

Don’t forget: the University is closed Dec. 23-26 but will re-open Dec. 27. It will then be closed again Dec. …

Global Health conference

On October 13, our global health department and the Heartland Global Health Consortium are again hosting an awesome conference. This …

World Malaria Day – April 25

In the U.S. we don’t often worry about contracting disease with flu-like symptoms from a parasite. And yet there are …

Happy doctors’ day!!

HAPPY DOCTORS’ DAY to our graduates, our faculty and our doctors-to-be! Happy doctors’ day to all those working in the …

Wellness all around us.

According to Gallup poll results, Iowa is the 4th highest state in well-being. Does that seem surprising or is it …

Learn more about DMU

I realize we talked about our fall travel last week, but it’s such a busy time of year for us, …

On the Road with DMU

Fall is my favorite time of year. It’s not just that I love the crisp temperatures, forests changing colors to …