Laura Delaney with kids on a medical mission to the Dominican Republic

Something to crow about

Assistant professor named PA of the Year and an Engaged Scholar Faculty Fellow Laura Delaney, PA-C’99, M.P.A.S., had provided health care …
Yogesh Shah, center, reconnected with several of the Ugandan physicians who experienced rotations in Iowa, through DMU, while they were medical students.

Ugandan physicians reflect on DMU, Iowa experiences

Juliet Babirye, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., is a lecturer in infectious disease and non-communicable disease control in the Makerere University College …
GH SDOH

Global Health Learning Collaborative to explore social determinants of health

The factors defining your health have a lot to do with where you are born, how and with whom you …
Female holding globe

Stretching beyond comfort zones

As a fourth-year medical student, Mali Schneiter delivered twins — by herself — in a hospital in Uganda. Classmate Nicole Cook counted potentially …

DMU leaders invited back to White House for climate and health summit

J.D. Polk, D.O., M.S., M.M.M., CPE, FACOEP, dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Yogesh Shah, M.D., M.P.H., associate dean …

Shah, leading Iowa scientists urge action on climate change

Yogesh Shah, M.D., M.P.H., and 187 other science faculty and researchers from 39 Iowa colleges and universities signed the fifth …

Dana Lowry wins national public health award

Dana Lowry, D.O.’17, received the 2015 Excellence in Public Health Award from the U.S. Public Health Service Physician Professional Advisory Committee. …

DMU joins 26 universities in commitment to training students on health impacts of climate change

The Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine has made a commitment to train the next generation of health professionals …

DMU leaders invited to White House to talk climate and health

J.D. Polk, D.O., M.S., M.M.M., CPE, FACOEP, dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Yogesh Shah, M.D., M.P.H., associate dean …

DMU to host panel discussion on clean energy

Community leaders will discuss the health and economic benefits of renewable energy and energy efficiency at Des Moines University on …

One Sick Planet

Why Health Care Must Address Earth's Emergency STAT

Mental, physical exercise equally important for brain health

Lost your car keys? Forgotten the reason you walked into a room? Don’t fret – you haven’t lost your mind. …