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 …

DMU President Franklin honored with MLK Jr. Award

Through his life and leadership, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. demonstrated a deep commitment to helping others, an …
President Franklin thanks the Klisares family for their donation.

A gift of gratitude for Stroke Camp

LAST YEAR Kevin Klisares was on a turkey-hunting trip near Lake Rathbun in south central Iowa when he began to feel …
Stephanie Casey managed to squeeze in the birth of her first two children and competition in the 2010 Race Walk World Cup in Mexico and the 2012 Olympic Trials, among other events, during her DMU student days.

The doctor of race walking

By Steve Lindsley, The Umpqua Post Much has been made of a recent addition to the Lower Umpqua Hospital District …