Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA)

Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA)On April 2, 2019, the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with the private sector to ensure that all children and young adults have the opportunity to live healthy, active lives, announced that Des Moines University (DMU) has completed its three-year commitment to expanding healthier options across campus.

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2019 Healthiest State Large Workplace Award

Healthiest State InitiativeAs a medical and health sciences institution, Des Moines University emphasizes holistic health and wellness in its eight graduate degree programs and in its on-campus clinic. The comprehensiveness of its wellness program landed the University the 2019 Healthiest State Large Workplace Award at an awards event Feb. 7.

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Platinum Well Workplace

Well Workplace Platinum

Des Moines University has once again received the Platinum level from WELCOA for worksite wellness!  This is DMU’s second straight Platinum certification, which is the highest level of designation available in the workplace health promotion arena.

Des Moines University is the first university/college in the nation to receive the distinctive, Platinum Well Workplace award. 

Platinum represents the pinnacle of result-oriented worksite wellness programming. The Platinum award is granted to organizations forging new ground by linking health promotion objectives to business outcomes. The Wellness Department is grateful for the dedication of the WELLNE$$ PAY$ committee members and those who have contributed to making Wellness at DMU a great success!

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