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Friday Research Seminar Series: Master of Public Health

Friday, December 5 at 12:00 PM
Des Moines University, Lecture Hall 1, 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 Master of Public Health program. All DMU faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend.

Refreshments will be served.

The Key to a Long and Healthy Life: Physical Activity and Fitness


  1. Emphasizing the importance of physical activity,
  2. Detailing the effects of poor diet and lifestyle,
  3. Discussing ways to improve your overall health.


D.C. Lee, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology, Iowa State University

Dr. D.C. Lee is a researcher from the Department of Kinesiology at Iowa State University. D.C. completed his B.A. in German Language and literature with Hanyang University in South Korea. In 2004 he obtained a Master’s Degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology and Sports Medicine. After that, he continued his education by completing his Ph.D. just 3 years later in Physical Activity Epidemiology at Seoul National University in South Korea. D.C. worked as a Post-Doc at the University of South Carolina. Since completing this education, he began working with Iowa State University and conducts numerous Exercise and Health related studies.

Dr. Lee’s primary research interests focus on physical activity epidemiology, especially on the independent and combined effects of aerobic and resistance exercise on various health outcomes in adults. Over the past 4 years, he have been actively involved in >40 publications in peer-reviewed medical journals. These studies include the associations of physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular strength, dietary pattern, and alcohol consumption with various health outcomes, including hypertension, type 2 diabetes, obesity, falling, depression, and cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality.