A journey of much more than 1,887 miles

The 31 students who participated in the DMU health service trip to Honduras touched the lives of more than the nearly 1,600 patients they …

Provider Profile: Meet Dr. Yogesh Shah

Name:Yogesh Shah, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFM Title:Physician/Associate Dean of Global HealthDirector, DMU Memory Clinic Clinic:Family Medicine Clinic Undergraduate School:Jai Hind College, …

New consortium to probe climate change’s impact on health

While the polar vortex gripping many states this winter had people complaining about the weather more than usual, the discussion …

DMU sending care team on spring break in Honduras for third consecutive year

Twenty-seven Des Moines University students are forgoing the traditional spring break destinations for a week of interprofessional training in Honduras. …

Building an Age-Friendly World

Of modern medicine’s many triumphs, the fact we’re living longer may be the greatest achievement – and one that presents great challenges in enabling seniors to live happily and independently. Members of the DMU community have embraced efforts to find new answers to the “old” problem of our impending “silver tsunami.”

DMU to send interprofessional team to Honduras

The team DMU is assembling for a health service trip to the Central American nation of Honduras March 16-24 will …

DMU Global Health awarded AARP 2012 Partners in Service Award

Des Moines University Global Health and Aging Resources of Central Iowa were honored with the AARP 2012 Partners in Service …

Des Moines University faculty member receives Fulbright Specialists Award

Yogesh Shah, M.D., associate dean of global health at Des Moines University, has been selected for a Fulbright Specialists project …

DMU students to spend break providing health care in Honduras

Thirty-three Des Moines University students are skipping the traditional spring break hot spots for a week in Honduras. Instead of …

Dr. Yogesh Shah and Kent Sovern on Des Moines as Age Friendly City

Overview of the new World Health Organization’s new Age Friendly Community initiative for Central Iowa with Age Friendly board members Dr. Yogesh …

Community invited to third annual Global Health Conference at DMU

In conjunction with the esteemed World Food Prize Symposium in October, Des Moines University (DMU) will host “The Challenges of …

Global Health Learning Collaborative

Join us for a new health education initiative brought to you by the Department of Global Health, the Masters of …