Des Moines University’s annual Mini Medical School series has returned for 2023 with four nights of fascinating topics relating to health and wellness:
- Get the scoop on stress and how to manage it.
- Do you think human trafficking occurs only in third world countries? Think again.
- How can occupational therapy help someone whose ability to drive has declined due to illness or injury?
- Gain the motivation to move and stay healthy as you age.
This FREE four-session, Tuesday evening series explores interesting, relevant topics in an accessible style appropriate for all audiences, ages middle school and up. Classes run weekly from Feb. 7 to Feb. 28, beginning at 5:30 p.m., in the Olsen Center on DMU’s campus, 3200 Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA. Sessions will be streamed online as well; they can be viewed either during class time or any time beginning the Friday after they air at dmu.edu/minimed.
Feb. 7: Stress 101 – what’s really going on and what you can do about it!
Matt Hiveley, Ph.D., LMHC, staff counselor, Des Moines University
Feb. 14: Human trafficking in Iowa
Jacqueline White, BSW, human trafficking instructor, Iowa Law Enforcement Academy
Feb. 21: Taking a seat behind the wheel – occupational therapy’s role in driver rehabilitation
Kelsee Hove, O.T.D., OTR/L, CBIS, DRP, director of clinical education and assistant professor, Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program, Des Moines University
Feb. 28: Active adult exercise – its importance for your health and a class demonstration
Kari Smith, P.T., D.P.T., WCS, BCB-PMD, associate professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, Des Moines University
While attending Mini Medical School is free, registration is required for both in-person and online attendees. Please register at dmu.edu/minimed.
Got questions? Contact DMU’s community relations manager, Hanna.deGeest@dmu.edu.