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Mini Medical School 2022

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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5 nights x 5 topics

This five-session, Tuesday evening series explores interesting, relevant topics in an accessible style appropriate for all audiences, aged middle school and up. Classes run weekly beginning at 7p.m. from Feb. 1 – March 1 and are all online this year. They can be viewed at during class time, or any time after! They will also be streamed on Facebook Live during class time.

Full Schedule:

  • Feb. 1: COVID-19 Vaccine and Children: Where We Started/How It’s Going Amy Shriver, M.D., Pediatrician and Assistant Professor of Specialty Medicine at DMU
  • Feb. 8: Mental Health Part 1: The COVID-19 Pandemic and Psychosocial Health Julia Van Liew, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Behavioral Medicine and Medical Humanities and Bioethics at DMU
  • Feb. 15: Mental Health Part 2: Lifestyle Habits to Combat Depression Adam Bertroche, D.O., Assistant Professor of Behavioral Medicine and Medical Humanities and Bioethics and Physician at the DMU Behavioral Health Clinic
  • Feb. 22: Sweets and Your Feet: How Diabetes Affects the Lower Extremities Allen Kempf, D.P.M., M.S., Assistant Professor, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Program and Physician in the DMU Foot and Ankle Clinic
  • Mar. 1: Everyone’s an Athlete, We All Play Differently: Let’s Keep You in the Game of Life with Physical Therapy and Sports Performance Lauren Mach, P.T., D.P.T., ATC

There is no cost to attend this year. Registration is encouraged but not required. Click here to receive updates on the 2022 Mini Medical School schedule.

For questions please reach out to DMU's community and public affairs manager,

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