Ballard, an assistant professor of emergency medicine in the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, received the title, during NBC’s “Today” show  on Oct. 6, in the magazine’s third annual nationwide Ultimate Guy Search. That put him on the cover of the magazine’s November issue.

Grad lands “Ultimate Guy” title

Just who is the “ultimate guy” for 2016? According to  Men’s Health magazine, it’s Jedidiah Ballard, D.O.’10. “They brought us …
A Door, and a War

A Door, and a War

Drafted D.O.s pave their profession’s way In 1967, Uncle Sam opened a door for osteopathic physicians by finally accepting them …

DMU turns IMT Des Moines Marathon recovery zone purple

Runners who completed the IMT Des Moines Marathon and Half-Marathon rounded the finish line and — after receiving their medal and …

DMU’s Homeless Community Outreach lives up to its name

  One evening, they found themselves surrounded by jewels from Tiffany’s. On another, they were constructing shelters out of cardboard …

DMU is nation’s top producer of primary care physicians

Since its founding, Des Moines University has prepared students to provide excellent, holistic health care. That’s great training for our …
President Angela L. Walker Franklin

DMU President Franklin to speak at leadership conference

According to its website, Iowa Women Lead Change (IWLC) is the state’s premier leadership organization for women, offering comprehensive leadership …

The opioid epidemic: information and resources for health care providers

Sarah Wilson, wife and mother of four, became addicted to opioid pain medications after she suffered severe injuries from getting …

Glanton Dinner brings people together to celebrate diversity

Donors to DMU’s Glanton Fund benefit students and society by increasing diversity in health professions. Adrian Simien’s life is an …

Happy National Physician Assistant Week!

National Physician Assistant Week takes place each year Oct. 6–12 to celebrate the physician assistant profession and its contributions to …

Could DMU grad be the “Ultimate Guy”?

(NOTE: This article was excerpted with permission from an article by Denise Parrish, senior media relations coordinator at Augustana University.) …

AOA President Buser boosts DMU students

As a longtime osteopathic physician, faculty member and now the 120th president of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), Boyd Buser, …

The importance of trauma informed care

Understanding the impact of psychological trauma is critical for future health care providers, as we inevitably will treat patients with …