Daniel Finney addresses DMU Grand Rounds

Des Moines Register columnist Daniel Finney recently addressed DMU students candidly about his lifetime battle with obesity, chronic depression and …

Dunkin’ deans and party fare at DMU Palooza

It isn’t every day that DMU students get to dunk their deans. Maybe that’s why they lined up for the opportunity …

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.

Recent DMU Research Successes

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

Annual Foot & Ankle Surgery Symposium canceled

Due to scheduling issues, the Fifth Annual Des Moines University Foot & Ankle Surgery Symposium has been canceled. The event …

Yoho, Vardaxis develop a collaborative effort in research

Tim Yoho, D.P.M., FACFAS, dean of the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, and Vassilios Vardaxis, Ph.D., professor of physical …

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.

An investment in innovative instruction makes a great DMU education even better

Des Moines University has a new educational resource for students and faculty, courtesy of Brad Bakotic, D.P.M., D.O., and his company. The Bako Pathology Clinical Skills Lab and Classroom is the result of a $100,000 gift from Bako Pathology Services in Alpharetta, GA, where Bakotic is chief executive officer.

CPMS Research Success

The College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery has experienced success over the summer in the area of scholarship/research. Kathy Frush, …