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April 2014

Discover DMU

April 4 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Des Moines University, Olsen Center,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Discover DMU during this campus-wide open house! Details: www.dmu.edu/admission/discover-dmu

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March 2014
Free

Friday Research Seminar Series

March 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Ryan Hall 281,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50322 United States
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  This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the Master of Science in Public Health program. All faculty members and students are invited to attend. Disclosure Des Moines University (DMU) prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preference. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged…

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February 2014
Free

Blocked Shots: Examining the Basis, Nature and Public Health Impact of Vaccine Exemption Laws

February 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Munroe 101,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, 50312 United States
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Presented in Partnership by: American Society of Law Medicine and Ethics (ASLME), Network for Public Health Law, and Public Health Law Research Program   Most states in the U.S. currently permit non-medical exemptions for childhood vaccinations based on philosophical, personal and religious beliefs. Proponents of non-medical exemptions maintain that disease prevention is an individual responsibility, and that vaccinations are not completely safe or effective. Exemption opponents counter that mandating vaccinations protects the public’s health by decreasing the incidence of preventable disease,…

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Free

HIPAA and Public Health: An Update from the HHS Office of Civil Rights

February 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Des Moines University, Munroe 101,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, 50312 United States
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The webinar is co-sponsored by the CDC’s Public Health Law Program and the Network for Public Health Law.         A number of provisions in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)  mandate adoption of federal privacy protections for health information  and data. The HIPAA Privacy Rule protects the privacy of individually identifiable health information; the HIPAA Security Rule sets national standards for the security of electronic protected health information; and the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule requires…

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December 20132013
Free

The Global Health Learning Collaborative

December 12, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Every month on the second Thursday until December 12, 2013
Des Moines University, Munroe 101,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, 50312 United States
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Come join us and become an active agent of change! The Global Health Learning Collaborative (GHLC) is a discussion-based seminar that will provide an introduction to global health’s key concepts and principles. Discussions will include a critical analysis of non-governmental organizations, social, political and economic issues that affect health outcomes, varying models of health care delivery and more! Interactive sessions begin on Thursday, September 5, 2013 and continue on a monthly basis throughout the year. For more information please contact Dr. Yogi Shah at 515-271-1425 or ghlearningcollaborative@dmu.edu. Topics…

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November 2013
Free

The Global Health Learning Collaborative

November 14, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Every month on the second Thursday until December 12, 2013
Des Moines University, Munroe 101,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, 50312 United States
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Come join us and become an active agent of change! The Global Health Learning Collaborative (GHLC) is a discussion-based seminar that will provide an introduction to global health’s key concepts and principles. Discussions will include a critical analysis of non-governmental organizations, social, political and economic issues that affect health outcomes, varying models of health care delivery and more! Interactive sessions begin on Thursday, September 5, 2013 and continue on a monthly basis throughout the year. For more information please contact Dr. Yogi Shah at 515-271-1425 or ghlearningcollaborative@dmu.edu. Topics…

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October 2013
Free

Iowa ACEs DMU lunch-n-learn

October 14, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) Auditorium,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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“Our two most important findings are that these adverse childhood experiences: are vastly more common than recognized or acknowledged and have a powerful relation to adult health a half-century later.”  Dr. Vincent Felitti, co-investigator of The ACE Study Attend onsite at Des Moines University (lunch provided) or online! Register for the DMU lunch-n-learn Data into Action: Crafting a Response to Iowa’s ACE Score Hear first-ever Iowa data on adverse childhood experiences and their impact on adult health and behaviors. Explore…

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The Global Health Learning Collaborative

October 10, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Every month on the second Thursday until December 12, 2013
Des Moines University, Munroe 101,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, 50312 United States
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Come join us and become an active agent of change! The Global Health Learning Collaborative (GHLC) is a discussion-based seminar that will provide an introduction to global health’s key concepts and principles. Discussions will include a critical analysis of non-governmental organizations, social, political and economic issues that affect health outcomes, varying models of health care delivery and more! Interactive sessions begin on Thursday, September 5, 2013 and continue on a monthly basis throughout the year. For more information please contact Dr. Yogi Shah at 515-271-1425 or ghlearningcollaborative@dmu.edu. Topics…

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September 2013
Free

The Global Health Learning Collaborative

September 5, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the second Thursday until December 12, 2013
Des Moines University, Munroe 101,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, 50312 United States
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Come join us and become an active agent of change! The Global Health Learning Collaborative (GHLC) is a discussion-based seminar that will provide an introduction to global health’s key concepts and principles. Discussions will include a critical analysis of non-governmental organizations, social, political and economic issues that affect health outcomes, varying models of health care delivery and more! Interactive sessions begin on Thursday, September 5, 2013 and continue on a monthly basis throughout the year. For more information please contact Dr. Yogi Shah at 515-271-1425 or ghlearningcollaborative@dmu.edu. Topics…

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May 2013
Free

Complex Carbohydrate Degradation by the trichomonads Trichomonas vaginalis and Trichomonas tenax

May 3, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the Master of Biomedical Sciences students. All faculty members and students are invited to attend. The novel G Protein-Coupled Estrogen Receptor 1 modulates calcium efflux in the endothelium via direct interaction with Plasma Membrane Calcium ATPase. Objectives Recognize some important factors controlling vascular integrity Identify the existence and importance of the various estrogen receptors Identify the main components of calcium signaling in the endothelium Degradation and Utilization of Complex Carbohydrates…

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April 2013
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Moms 2 Move: Preventing Childhood Obesity Through Healthy Families

April 12, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Ryan Hall 281,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50322 United States
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This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the Biochemistry and Nutrition department. All faculty members and students are invited to attend. Speakers Lorraine Lanningham-Foster, Ph.D. Assistant professor, Food Science and Human Nutrition Department, Iowa State University Dr. Lanningham-Foster’s research focus is the relationship between diet, physical activity and pediatric obesity. The overall goal of her research is to develop pediatric obesity intervention programs. She is an obesity prevention specialist with research interests focused on the relationships between…

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Evidence-Based Teaching: What are DMU Faculty Doing to Improve Medical Education

April 5, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States

This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the Physiology and Pharmacologydepartment. All faculty members and students are invited to attend. Speakers Matt Henry, Ph.D., Chair and associate professor, Physiology and Pharmacology, Des Moines University Julia Moffitt, Ph.D., Associate professor, Physiology and Pharmacology, Des Moines University Craig Canby, Ph.D., Director and professor, Anatomy, Des Moines University Des Moines University (DMU) prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability,…

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