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October 2014
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OMM Community Night

October 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC),
3300 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Back, hip or neck pain?  Get a FREE osteopathic manual treatment at DMU! Learn how osteopathic manual medicine (OMM) is used to evaluate and treat the whole body, from the feet through the pelvis, spine and upper extremities & eliminate your pain! Come enjoy the following for free: Full-body structural/muscular assessment and treatment. Information about medical & health grad programs. Information about OMM. Food & refreshments. OMM Community Night is supported by the Osteopathic Manual Medicine department.

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6th Annual Global Health Conference: Climate, Nutrition and Health

October 15 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Drake University Parents Hall, Olmsted Center (upper level),
2875 University Ave., Des Moines, IA 50311 United States
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Contents Agenda Keynote Speakers and Special Guest Poster Guidelines Giving Back: Nothing But Nets Registration Contact Register Submit Abstract Target Audience Students, faculty and staff from HGHC member schools (Central College, Des Moines University, Drake University, Grinnell College, Iowa State University, Mercy College of Health Science, Simpson College, University of Iowa, University of Northern Iowa and William Penn University) and community members are also invited to attend. Agenda 8:30 am Registration  9 am Introductions and Announcements Cheri Doane, Director, Center for Community-Based Learning,…

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A Healthy Discussion with David Young

October 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Lecture Hall 1,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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 A Healthy Discussion is a series of bipartisan forums to give candidates an opportunity to discuss critical health topics with Iowans. You will hear firsthand how the candidates plan to work to reduce the cost of medical care in the United States, improve the quality of our health outcomes and strengthen the health care workforce and an opportunity to ask the candidates questions. Join us for this important discussion on the future of Health Care in Iowa: September 30 12 –…

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A Healthy Discussion with Jack Hatch

October 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Lecture Hall 1,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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 A Healthy Discussion is a series of bipartisan forums to give candidates an opportunity to discuss critical health topics with Iowans. You will hear firsthand how the candidates plan to work to reduce the cost of medical care in the United States, improve the quality of our health outcomes and strengthen the health care workforce and an opportunity to ask the candidates questions. Join us for this important discussion on the future of Health Care in Iowa: September 30 12 –…

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Public Health Networking Night at DMU

October 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) Auditorium,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Join us for Public Health Networking Night, hosted by the DMU MPH Student Club and the Office of Admissions.  This event is open to current students, prospective students and community members.  Join us to hear about current issues in public health and to network with your peers. The session will also be available online for participants to login and join us. Tuesday, October 7, 2014 6 pm Registration and Networking All are welcome to attend; light snacks provided. 6:30 – 7:30 pm…

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Malpractice Bowl

October 4 @ 10:00 am
Drake University, Drake Stadium,
2719 Forest Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311 United States
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Show your team spirit and support DMU in the annual battle against Drake Law School! Malpractice Bowl Kickoff Friday, October 3, 6:30–8:30 p.m. Palmer’s on Ingersoll Malpractice Bowl Saturday, October 4, 10 a.m. (women) and 11:30 (men) Drake University’s Stadium Post-Game Wine & Cheese Party Saturday, October 4, 7–10:30 p.m. Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center 2013 Malpractice Bowl photos View all photos

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A Healthy Discussion with Staci Appel

October 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Olsen Center,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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 A Healthy Discussion is a series of bipartisan forums to give candidates an opportunity to discuss critical health topics with Iowans. You will hear firsthand how the candidates plan to work to reduce the cost of medical care in the United States, improve the quality of our health outcomes and strengthen the health care workforce and an opportunity to ask the candidates questions. Join us for this important discussion on the future of Health Care in Iowa: September 30 12 –…

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September 2014
Free

A Healthy Discussion with Governor Terry Branstad

September 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Olsen Center,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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 A Healthy Discussion is a series of bipartisan forums to give candidates an opportunity to discuss critical health topics with Iowans. You will hear firsthand how the candidates plan to work to reduce the cost of medical care in the United States, improve the quality of our health outcomes and strengthen the health care workforce and an opportunity to ask the candidates questions. Join us for this important discussion on the future of Health Care in Iowa: September 30 12 –…

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Early Experiences Elevate Education

September 25 @ 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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Early Brain & Child Development & the Future of Society By Dr. Dipesh Navsaria, MD, MLIS, MPH Dr. Dipesh Navsaria, MD, MLIS, MPH is an expert in Early Brain and Child Development and is the Medical Director for Reach Out and Read Wisconsin, as well as the Pediatric Residency Advocacy Director at UW. He’s a well-known and highly sought-after speaker regarding pediatric advo-cacy issues, the early brain, and early literacy issues impacting

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Fall Prevention Day

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Des Moines University,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Start reducing your fall risk Suffering a fall can injure much more than ones pride. Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries – such as hip fractures, head traumas and lacerations. Fortunately, exercises to promote balance and prevention efforts can help those at risk of traumatic falls stay safe. A free, public event, “Hello Balance. Goodbye Falls.” at Des Moines University on Saturday, Sept. 20 from 9-11:30 a.m. will address risk factors and…

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MHA Online Information Session

September 18 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us online to learn more about MHA at DMU!

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Physical Therapy and Health Occupations Job Fair

September 18 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Des Moines University, Olsen Center,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Sponsored by Des Moines University’s Physical Therapy Department. If you need more information please email us at job.fair@dmu.edu. Job seekers Clear your calendars and head to Des Moines University’s Physical Therapy and Health Occupations Job Fair! Come see for yourself the tremendous career opportunities that await you! Exhibitors What kind of applicants will I meet? Exhibitors will primarily see students of Doctorate of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.), D.P.M., and D.O. programs. Other health fields such as health care administration, occupational therapy and…

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