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

Friday, November 21 at 12:00 PM
Des Moines University, Lecture Hall 3, Des Moines, IA, 50312 Show Map

Friday Research Seminar Series


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.


  1. Ensuring the audience understands CORA concept related to HAV deformity.
  2. Review recent research regarding frontal plane rotation of the first MTPJ, and,
  3. Discuss alternate ways to manage HAV deformity.


Dayton,-PaulPaul Dayton, DPM, FACFAS

Assistant Professor of Podiatric Medicine, Des Moines University


  • DPM, MS, California College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Residency, Kaiser Permanente Hospital, Santa Clara, CA
  • BS, Arizona State University


  • American Board of Podiatric Surgery, Diplomat
  • Iowa Podiatric Medical Association, Member, Board of Trustees
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Fellow
  • American Podiatric Medical Association, Member

Dr. Dayton earned his doctor of podiatric medicine degree and master’s in podiatric medical education at the California College of Podiatric Medicine, San Francisco. Board-certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery in foot surgery and reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery, he practices with UnityPoint Clinic in Fort Dodge, where he also is the director of Trinity Regional Medical Center’s podiatric medicine and surgery residency. He has held a variety of clinical and administrative appointments, including at the California College of Podiatric Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, DMU/CPMS, Trimark Physicians Group and the Iowa Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners. A board member and past president of the Iowa Podiatric Medical Association, Dr. Dayton has co-authored many peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and has presented numerous national and international lectures. He has served as section editor for the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery for the past five years.

Research, Publications, and Awards and Honors

Continuing Education Credit

CPME: Des Moines University (DMU) is approved by the Council of Podiatric Medical Education as a sponsor of continuing education in podiatric medicine. DMU has approved this activity for a maximum of 1.0 continuing education contact hour(s).