WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (May 16, 2024)  Kathleen "Katy" Laurin PhD has joined the Des Moines University Clinic — Behavioral Health located at 3200 Grand Ave, Des Moines, Iowa, as a licensed clinical psychologist.

With extensive experience in the mental health field, including private practice and a tenure at Broadlawns Medical Center, Laurin brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her role as a licensed clinical psychologist.

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (May 16, 2024) — Sarah Clayton PhD, Associate Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology at Des Moines University Medicine and Health Sciences, was accepted as a fellow in the teaching and evaluation category in the National Academy of Osteopathic Educators. Her term as a NAOME fellow began in March and is effective through April 2029.

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (May 14, 2024) — Andrew Boldt of Davenport, Iowa, was among 146 students honored in May by Des Moines University Medicine and Health Sciences for volunteering more than fifty hours during the 2023-2024 academic year. Boldt is enrolled in DMU's Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine program.

Des Moines University President and CEO Angela Walker Franklin, front row center, is co-chair of the Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity's 2024 Women Build program. She led "Angela's Angels" that helped build a home in Des Moines

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (April 30, 2024) Got painful bunions? Kelly John DPM MHA FACFAS DABPM, a podiatric physician at the Des Moines University Clinic — Foot and Ankle, can help: She is a Lapiplasty Centurion surgeon, meaning she has completed more than 100 Lapiplasty 3D bunion-correction procedures. She achieved this status in January 2022 and has since doubled that case volume to more than 200 Lapiplasty cases.

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (April 25, 2024) — After an extensive national search, David Connett DO has been appointed dean of the Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine, effective July 1, 2024.

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (March 7, 2024) — Many health risks — like sitting too much, eating unhealthy foods, and smoking — can be avoided. Other health threats — like not being able to get certain prescription medicines — are out of our control and can wreak havoc.

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (February 26, 2024) — It may seem straight out of a horror flick, but dismembered bodies are a reality in criminal investigations — and occur more often than you would think. In such cases, investigators need as much information as possible, and that evidence has to stand up in a court of law.

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (February 15, 2024) — The US Department of Education appointed Erika Linden MA CHC, chief compliance officer at Des Moines University (DMU) in West Des Moines, Iowa, to its negotiated rulemaking committee on Program Integrity and Institutional Quality. She was nominated for the position by the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, which advocates for the nation's 41 accredited colleges of osteopathic medicine in 35 states.

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (January 15, 2024) — Did you make New Year's resolutions to lose weight or reduce your alcohol consumption? Want to learn more about "superbugs" and how to protect yourself from infection? Are you curious about how bones can help solve criminal cases? Dig into all of the above with Des Moines University's Mini Medical School. The program is entirely free.