LGBT Health and Wellness Conference

Mission: We are committed to improving the overall health among LGBT Iowans through education, public awareness, and resources. Description: The coalition meets monthly to discuss issues related to the health and well-being of LGBT Iowans. General Information: If you are interested in donating time or resources, if you’d like to join the coalition, or if you have a […]

— Vanessa Ross

Faculty Handbooks: 5 Common Problems and Recommended Solutions

Overview Outdated faculty handbooks limit institutional flexibility and can create significant liabilities. Within the past five years, has your institution reviewed its faculty policies to ensure that they are: Compliant with the Title IX/Dear Colleague Letter and ADA? Consistent with your current organizational structure? Consistent with your board’s bylaws? This online training highlights real-life situations. […]

— Christina Billings

Friday Research Seminar Series: Master of Public Health

  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 Master of Public Health program. All DMU faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served. The […]

— Vanessa Ross

DMU Research Symposium

Contents Agenda Oral presentations Poster presentations IRB or IACUC approval Abstract guidelines Frequently asked questions Contact The Research Symposium aims to recognize the research efforts of those at Des Moines University (DMU) and in the surrounding medical and scientific community by providing a forum for the collaboration of ideas, the production of new hypotheses, and […]

— Christina Billings

DMU Clinic Grand Rounds: Mended Heart

  Attend online! You do not need to register if attending at Des Moines University. Target audience DMU faculty, staff, students, residents, and the medical community. Objectives Discuss the signs and symptoms associated with coronary artery disease Recall the functional coronary anatomy Describe the steps of cardiac rehab Identify common complications status post cardiac surgery […]

— Vanessa Ross

Is our Current Paradigm for Evaluation and Management of Hallux Valgus Flawed? Procedure Philosophy for the 21st Century

  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 Office of Research. All DMU faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served. Objectives Ensuring […]

— Vanessa Ross

Don’t Call it A Faculty Development Workshop

Click here to see photos from the last faculty development workshop.  Attend at DMU! Attend On-Line! Agenda 7:30 am Registration and Breakfast 8 am Teaching Procedures in the Office Kara Thompson, DO, Assistant Dean, COM Clinical Affairs Introduce the Learning Cycle Present ideas to make teaching procedures easier and more effective 8:50 am How Do […]

— Vanessa Ross

IPTA Southwest District Meeting

  Attend online! Attend at DMU!   Agenda 7 pm Dem Bones: Foot Bone Connected to the Leg Bone…: Functional Connection Between a Pathologic Flatfoot and Proximal Extremity Symptoms Discuss the biomechanics benefits of an Evan’s calcaneal osteotomy. Discuss the pathomechanics of a flexible flat foot deformity. Discuss the functional connection between overpronation and proximal lower […]

— Vanessa Ross

Friday Research Seminar Series: Arrested Development – Understanding the Clinical Implications of Paranasal Sinus Variation

  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 Anatomy department. All DMU faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served. Arrested Development: Understanding the Clinical Implications […]

— Vanessa Ross