A vision to volunteer

DMU students love to pursue volunteer opportunities that tap their clinical skills. Yet the need for appropriate oversight and documentation can …
Students in SEC by DNA sculpture

Art around campus

Over the years, Des Moines University has amassed a large amount of artwork that can be seen scattered across campus. We …

First in the nation for the first time in my life

I’ve been in Iowa ever since I was five and I never really understood the significance of the Iowa Caucus …

Bohlson targets lupus with $453,000 NIH grant

For the next three years, Suzanne Bohlson, Ph.D., associate professor of microbiology and immunology at DMU, will expand on her …
ASKalums

Students seek “Alumni Sharing Knowledge”

Students gain an exceptional education at DMU that prepares them for professional success. Yet how can they really understand what …
Caucus 101

DMU students embrace Iowa’s first-in-the-nation status

Students who enroll at Des Moines University enjoy advantages such as a rigorous, real-world curriculum; a collaborative environment; diverse opportunities …
Donald & Barbara Janower

A gift of gratitude

Donald Janower, D.O.’67, and his wife, Barbara, believe in the power of education, and they act on that belief through …
New! Easy! Better!

CME introduces enhanced reporting system for preceptors

Des Moines University Continuing Medical Education has implemented an online reporting system for physicians who precept osteopathic medical students. The …
The Des Moines Still College Band

They sent in the clowns

The framed photograph hanging above the DMU marketing office coffeemaker mystifies: Who was this motley crew of apparently musical clowns? …
Stephen Nelson, M.D., speaks at the Diversity Health Series

Racism and health inequity: What can we do about it?

While many factors affect health care equity, disparities based on race that target communities of color are consistently reported in …

DMU staffer named on “40 under 40” philanthropy list

They’re young, energetic and determined to make a positive difference: The Chronicle of Philanthropy identified 40 individuals under 40 who …
Noreen O'Shea, D.O., FAAFP

Walking the path with patients, students

Noreen O’Shea, D.O.’84, FAAFP, readily admits she was “scared” about joining the DMU family medicine program in March 2014, but …