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October 2014
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Friday Research Seminar Series: Biochemistry and Nutrition

October 24 @ 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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  Join the Des Moines University research community for a series of presentations highlighting the research that is being done on campus and in the local area. This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the Biochemistry and Nutrition department. All DMU faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served. The Role of Septins in the Human Pathogen Candida Albicans Objectives Compare and contrast signaling capacity in phenotypes related to in vivo survival and antifungal drug susceptibility between C.…

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$0 - $30

IaPMR Fall Conference

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
On With Life – Brain Injury and Stroke Rehabilitation,
715 SW Ankeny Rd, Ankeny, IA 50023 United States
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Register Online Target Audience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians Purpose Provide physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians with an overview of recent trends in brain injury rehabilitation, covering a combination of person-centered intervention and evidence-based practice across the rehabilitation continuum. Objectives Learn of the community resources for rehabilitation of the head-injured, stroke and spinal cord injured patient. Become updated as to the newest approach in managing the rehabilitation team Learn the new guidelines in rehabilitation care. Understand the roles of allied…

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Free

Global Health Learning Collaborative

October 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Various Thursdays
Des Moines University, Munroe 101,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, 50312 United States
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Sponsored by the Department of Global Health and Masters of Public Health Program.  Munroe Building, Room 101 5:30-7:30 p.m. For more information on the Global Health Learning Collaborative please contact Dr. Yogesh Shah (515) 271-1425 – yogesh.shah@dmu.edu Date Topic 8/28/14 Sustainability:  Finding Balance in Culture, Environment and Economics Student Educators 9/4/14 Government Regulation:  Infrastructure/Gifting:  Counterfeit Medications/Vaccinations Student Educators – Munroe Bldg., Room 102 9/18/14 Climate Change and Human Health Mayor Frank Cownie & Dr. J.D. Polk 9/25/14 Politics & Policy:  The…

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Free

Screening and discussion of the film OUT

October 22 @ 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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Free

Real Talk with Brian Vu and Andrew Chang

October 21 @ 12:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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DMU: Real Talk Series Inspired by Ted Talks Beyond race, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientations Everyone has a story – we want to hear yours Light lunch/refreshments provided for first 30 attendees Brought to you by DMU students. For more information contact Adrian.A.Simien@dmu.edu or Brian.Toston@dmu.edu.

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$75-115

Iowa Cancer Summit

October 21 - 22
FFA Enrichment Center,
1055 SW Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, IA United States
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Iowa’s only state-wide comprehensive cancer control conference connects health educators, health professionals, and other cancer advocates to network and exchange best practices in cancer prevention, screening, treatment, and survivorship. Who Attends the Summit? The Iowa Cancer Summit is appropriate for health educators, public health professionals, community health workers, patient advocates, physicians, medical students, nurses, social workers, researchers, business leaders, multicultural leaders, legislators, policy makers, cancer survivors, and anyone else with an interest or stake in cancer control in Iowa. Objectives Engage new and existing…

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Comparisons in Attitudes Towards Breast Cancer Screenings: A Qualitative Approach

October 20 @ 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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  The Iowa Cancer Consortium (ICC) is a partnership of researchers, legislators, health care providers, faith-based organizations, public health professionals, caregivers, cancer survivors, volunteers, and many other Iowans who work together to reduce the burden of cancer in Iowa. Its mission is to reduce cancer incidence and mortality in Iowa through collaborative efforts that provide services and programs directed towards comprehensive cancer prevention and control. Objectives Identify individual and community barriers to higher rates of breast cancer screening Improve awareness…

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Pros and Cons of Compressed Medical Schools

October 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Des Moines University, Ryan Hall 181,
3200 Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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IAMSE Fall Web Seminar Series – Times are Changing: Evolution and Revolution in Medical Education This webinar is hosted by International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE). The sessions will explore a variety of exciting innovations in medical education that include the impact of the changes in the interviewing process (Multiple Mini-Interviews, Holistic Review) on curricular modifications in medical schools, a review of best-practices for pre-matriculation programs to enhance student success in medical school, a pro and con presentation on the impact…

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$50-275

Iowa PCA Annual Conference

October 16 - 17
Sheraton West Des Moines,
1800 50th Street, West Des Moines, IA 50266 United States
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The Iowa Primary Care Association (Iowa PCA) Annual Conference will be held on October 16-17, 2014, at the West Des Moines Marriott, in West Des Moines, Iowa. The 2014 conference will continue the tradition of offering our members another outstanding training event. Target Audience CEOs, Operation Directors, Senior Leadership, Clinic Managers, Clinicians, Dental Staff, CFOs, HR Directors, Quality Directors, Board Members, and Outreach and Enrollment Staff. Agenda Click here to view the agenda. Green, Green, Green! All conference materials will be offered…

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Free

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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Nevada/ACOEP alumni event

October 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill,
3570 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109 United States
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The Alumni Association will be hosting an alumni reception on Tuesday, October 14, 6:30-8 p.m. at Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill, located in Caesar’s Palace near The Colosseum, Forum Shops entrance. This reception will be held in conjunction with the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians annual meeting for conference attendees and area alumni. Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill 3570 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109 RSVP

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