The Community Ambassador Program (CAP) at Des Moines University offers area students – grade school through college – opportunities to learn about various health and medical topics and issues.
Schools and classes that participated in CAP in recent months include the following:
- Students of Southeast Ankeny Elementary School enjoyed a CAP presentation on January 9, 2012.
- The sixth grade science class at Johnston Middle School had an anatomy presentation on February 23 and 27, 2012.
- Johnston High School’s anatomy class visited Des Moines University and its anatomy laboratory on March 5, 2012.
- On March 21, 2012, the Brooklyn, Guernsey and Malcom (BGM) School District visited DMU and the anatomy laboratory.
- Home-schooled students from Ankeny and students of Saydel High School visited the DMU anatomy laboratory on March 27, 2012.
- Home-schooled students from Boone visited the anatomy laboratory on March 30, 2012, with assistance from Dylan Tracy, a first-year DMU osteopathic medical student, and Sarah Augustine, a student in DMU’s master of science in anatomy program.
- CAP provided anatomy specimens for the Women’s Medical Alliance Girls in Science Day at DMU on March 31, 2012.
- Bondurant Middle School’s sixth and seventh grade classes visited DMU’s anatomy laboratory on April 3, 2012, with assistance from DMU master’s in anatomy students Jacquelyn Mauk, Madeline Godar and Sarah Augustine and first-year osteopathic medical student Melissa Horan.