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September 2014
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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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Global Health Learning Collaborative

September 18 @ 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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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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Pre-Matriculation Programs

September 18 @ 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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MPH Online Information Session

September 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us for a online information session to learn more about MPH at DMU!

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Friday Research Seminar Series: Grapes, Red Wine and Prostate Cancer

September 12 @ 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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  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 Microbiology and Immunology department. All DMU faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served. Grapes, Red Wine and Prostate Cancer Speaker Yujiang Fang, MD, PhD Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Des Moines University Yujiang Fang joined the DMU department of microbiology…

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Changes to Medical School Admissions: The Holistic Review

September 11 @ 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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Iowa City Alumni Event

September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Backpocket Brewing,
903 Quarry Rd., Coralville, IA 52241 United States
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The Alumni Association will be hosting an alumni reception on Wednesday, September 10 from 6-7:30 p.m., at Backpocket Brewing.                  Drinks and light snacks will be provided. Wear your Iowa or Iowa State attire! RSVP

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Hospital Day

September 10
Des Moines University, Olsen Center,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Des Moines University’s mission is to educate a diverse group of highly competent and passionate health professionals. DMU’s Hospital Day is your opportunity to meet these future osteopathic physicians and recruit them to your medical education program. More than 400 DMU students will be seeking information about clerkships, internships and residencies.  We hope you’ll join us. Vendor registration Schedule Tuesday, September 9, 2014 Time Event 4-7 p.m. Reception and early setup Wednesday, September 10, 2014 Time Event 7 – 8…

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IPTA Southwest District Meeting

September 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Des Moines University, Lecture Hall 2,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Attend online! Attend at DMU! Agenda 7 pm Vestibular Examination and Treatment Angela Bahr, DPT  Describe functional implications of vestibular anatomy. Indicate correct Dix-Hallpike tests and signs/symptoms that may indicate benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). Identify patients with dizziness what would benefit from a full vestibular evaluation by a specialist. 8 pm IPTA Southwest District Business Meeting 9 pm Adjourn Speaker Angela Bahr, DPT Certifies in Vestibular Rehabilitation, UnityPoint-Des Moines University of Iowa – Exercise Science Washington University in STL – DPT Register Attend…

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Improving Test Performance with Dr. Pelley

September 8
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC),
3300 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Event Resources Watch Dr. Pelley’s presentations: Academic Advising (Faculty) Neurobiology of Learning (Students) Presentation Slides Useful Concepts for Academic Advising The Neurobiology of Learning Sponsored by the Center for Academic Success and Enrichment. Call 515-271-1516 or email case@dmu.edu for more information. John Pelley, Ph.D. Professor Department of Medical Education Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine Author, Rapid Review Biochemistry and Elsevier’s Integrated Review Biochemistry Teaching to Transform the Brain Monday, September 8, 2014 2:30-3:30 p.m. SEC Auditorium Audience: For faculty. Students are welcome…

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