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April 2014

Discover DMU

April 4 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Des Moines University, Olsen Center,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Discover DMU during this campus-wide open house! Details: www.dmu.edu/admission/discover-dmu

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March 2014

Neurologic Practice Essentials: Clinical Decision Making as a Foundation for Expert Practice

March 1 @ 8:00 am - March 2 @ 5:00 pm
Des Moines University, Academic Center 220,
3200 Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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  Unfortunately, this course has been canceled.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.   For questions regarding upcoming courses, please contact Sandy Rossi at 800-999-2782 ext. 3155 or sandyrossi@apta.org.

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February 2014
Free

Friday Research Seminar Series

February 7 @ 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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  This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences program. All faculty members and students are invited to attend. Investigation of Statin Actions on Signal Transduction Pathways in an Aggressive Natural Killer Cell Leukemia Cell Lines Differentiate between cases of natural killer cell leukemia, their symptoms, and prognosis when compared to other lymphomas. Describe previous research involving statins as a tool in cancer treatment. Analyze and question the mechanisms by which statins act on signal…

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December 20132013
Free

DMU Clinic Grand Rounds: Abdomen and Pelvis

December 5, 2013 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Des Moines University, Olsen Center,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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“My Partner Made Me Come Here” Adult Male with Chronic Fecal Incontinence Part of the DMU Clinic Grand Rounds.  To attend online, please use the following link, connect.dmu.edu/cme. Additional information below. Target audience All DMU faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend. Speakers Donald Matz, Ph.D. Chair and professor - Anatomy and Professor - Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Roberta Baldus, D.H.Ed., PA-C Assistant professor - Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies Elizabeth Trausch, D.P.T. Physical therapist - Physical therapy clinic Objectives Review presenting signs, symptomology,…

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November 2013
Free

IPTA Southwest District Meeting

November 12, 2013 @ 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 onsite at Des Moines University or online! Agenda 7 p.m. Sagittal Balance and Spinopelvic Parameters Troy Munson, M.D., Neurosurgeon Define sagittal balance. Discuss the relationship of the pelvis to the spine specific to sagittal balance. Identify the presence of sagittal imbalance. Understand normal alignment and its role in pain. What is the role of the physical therapist in managing patients with sagittal imbalance. 8 p.m. IPTA Southwest District Business Meeting 9 p.m. Adjourn Continuing education credit This live activity…

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DMU Clinic Grand Rounds: Lower Back

November 7, 2013 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Des Moines University, Olsen Center,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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“Low Back Pain: The Primary Care Doctors Scourge!” Part of the DMU Clinic Grand Rounds. To attend on-line, please use the following link, connect.dmu.edu/dmuclinicgrandrounds/. Additional information below. Target audience All DMU faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend. Objectives Correlate patient history and physical findings to the care plan, examination, and subsequent actions. Identify and outline various medical opportunities that advance and improve clinical excellence of care. Present and exchange ideas from a multidisciplinary approach to patients, diagnoses, treatment and…

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September 2013
Free

DMU Clinic Grand Rounds: Brain Tumor and Thyroid

September 5, 2013 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Des Moines University, Olsen Center,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Multidisciplinary Case Study: Female in Early 30s Presents with Panic Attacks Part of the DMU Clinic Grand Rounds. Coffee will be served. To attend on-line, please use the following link, connect.dmu.edu/dmuclinicgrandrounds/. Additional information below. Target audience All DMU faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend. Speakers Traci Bush, D.P.T., OTR/L, DHS Chair, program director, associate professor - Doctor of Physical TherapyChair and associate professor - Post-Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy Terri Plundo, D.O. Medical director - Clinic Administration Assistant professor, clinician – Family Medicine Clinic…

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May 2013
Free

Complex Carbohydrate Degradation by the trichomonads Trichomonas vaginalis and Trichomonas tenax

May 3, 2013 @ 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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This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the Master of Biomedical Sciences students. All faculty members and students are invited to attend. The novel G Protein-Coupled Estrogen Receptor 1 modulates calcium efflux in the endothelium via direct interaction with Plasma Membrane Calcium ATPase. Objectives Recognize some important factors controlling vascular integrity Identify the existence and importance of the various estrogen receptors Identify the main components of calcium signaling in the endothelium Degradation and Utilization of Complex Carbohydrates…

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April 2013
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Moms 2 Move: Preventing Childhood Obesity Through Healthy Families

April 12, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Ryan Hall 281,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50322 United States
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This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the Biochemistry and Nutrition department. All faculty members and students are invited to attend. Speakers Lorraine Lanningham-Foster, Ph.D. Assistant professor, Food Science and Human Nutrition Department, Iowa State University Dr. Lanningham-Foster’s research focus is the relationship between diet, physical activity and pediatric obesity. The overall goal of her research is to develop pediatric obesity intervention programs. She is an obesity prevention specialist with research interests focused on the relationships between…

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Evidence-Based Teaching: What are DMU Faculty Doing to Improve Medical Education

April 5, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States

This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the Physiology and Pharmacologydepartment. All faculty members and students are invited to attend. Speakers Matt Henry, Ph.D., Chair and associate professor, Physiology and Pharmacology, Des Moines University Julia Moffitt, Ph.D., Associate professor, Physiology and Pharmacology, Des Moines University Craig Canby, Ph.D., Director and professor, Anatomy, Des Moines University Des Moines University (DMU) prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability,…

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March 2013
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Research Findings on Cytomegalovirus

March 15, 2013 @ 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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Research Findings on Cytomegalovirus This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the Microbiology and Immunology department. All faculty members and students are invited to attend. Speaker  Jeffery L. Meier, M.D.Associate professor, Infectious Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Health Care; Associate director, Virology Clinic, University of Iowa; Director, Iowa-Midwest AIDS Training and Education Center of Iowa   Objectives Describe new knowledge about human cytomegalovirus biology latency and reactivation. Acquire an understanding of the interplay in…

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Six Blind Men, an Elephant, and a Neurotic Ape

March 8, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Ryan Hall 281,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50322 United States
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Six Blind Men, an Elephant, and a Neurotic Ape This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the anatomy department. All faculty members and students are invited to attend. Speaker Muhammad Spocter, Ph.D. Assistant professor – Anatomy, Des Moines University Des Moines University (DMU) prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preference. The University also affirms…

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