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Mini Medical School

Tuesday, March 5 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) Auditorium 3200 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312

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Experience the DMU campus and expand your medical knowledge – without taking the MCAT. Attend Mini Med School, a program that offers the public non-credit education on popular topics in health and medicine.

2019 Mini Medical School Series
7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday evenings, February 5 - March 5, 2019
Where: Des Moines University Student Education Center Auditorium, 3300 Grand Ave.

February 5:  Facts and myths about squatting and impact exercise on knee joint health. Shane McClinton, PT, DPT, PhD, FAAOMPT

February 12: Know Pain, Know Gain:  An introduction to the neuroscience of pain. Nicholas Maiers, PT, DPT 

February 19: Holistic practices for self-care:  Breathing, meditation, mindfulness and resiliency. Laura Covill, PT, DPT, OCS

February 26: The Pelvic Connection. Kathryn Cardamon, PT, MPT, PYT-C, CLT-LANA and Kari Smith, DPT, BCB-PMD

March 5: Walking:  How we do it, and how to improve it! Kristin Lowry, PT, PhD

Talks are conducted by Des Moines University faculty and local experts in an accessible style appropriate for all audiences, aged middle school and up.

For questions, please contact Hanna de Geest at 515-271-1374.

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