10th Annual Global Health Conference: Too Much, Too Little - Nutrition Around the Globe

Des Moines, IA US
November 9, 2018
Cost and Registration


Cost

  • $0 - Students
  • $20 - Faculty and Staff Members
  • $40 - Community Members

Group Registration

To register and pay for a group of people, please complete this document (coming soon) and email to cme@dmu.edu. All columns are required. DMU CME will then follow-up to collect a credit card payment. 

Registration (coming soon)

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Target Audience

Students, faculty and staff from Heartland Global Health Consortium (HGHC) member schools (Central College, Des Moines University, Drake University, Grinnell College, Iowa State University, Mercy College of Health Sciences, Simpson College, University of Iowa, University of Northern Iowa and William Penn University) and community members are also invited to attend.

Agenda

Coming soon. 

Student Poster Sessions

We are excited to announce the Heartland Global Health Conference will be offering a poster session and all students attending are invited to participate. Our conference theme for this year is Too Much, Too Little - Nutrition Around the Globe”; however, poster topics are not limited to the conference theme. Students may present on any topic, experience, or research in the field of global health. The deadline to register your poster is November 1, 2018.

Submit your poster abstract. 
View an abstract example. 

DMU faculty and students only - The Global Health and CME department will be paying to have your poster printed at the DMU print shop. Please use this print shop order form to print your poster (coming soon).

Criteria

Poster session participants will compete among their undergraduate and graduate student peers.  Within these two groups, participants will have the opportunity to win a cash prize. Posters will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Visual/Technical – Title, author(s), affiliation, and contact information. Poster design logical and easy to follow with appropriate visuals (methods, results, etc.) text easy to read, understand and free of errors, and graphics clearly contribute to the overall presentation. Good use of the space of the poster with section on introduction, methods, results, discussion, conclusion and relevance of the research in the field of study.
  • Content (original research) – Research topic clearly described with adequate introduction and a clear hypothesis. Work demonstrates clear focus and well developed materials and methods. Analysis of data comprehensive and discussion appropriate to findings. Conclusion supported by findings and linked to relevance in the field of study.
  • Content (literature review/experience) – Work includes background that leads to reason for the literature review/experience.  Work demonstrates clear focus, well developed and comprehensive review of literature/experience. Literature/experience review provides valuable addition or insight and linked to relevance in the field of study. 
  • Presenter(s) – Able to communicate in-depth technical information in an easy-to-understand manner, able to interpret the data properly, and clearly answer questions related to project, recognize limitations of the project’s procedures. Courteous and professional.

Poster Guidelines

Posters should be no more than 5′ wide and 4′ high. Materials to hang your poster will be available onsite. On the day of the program, posters must be displayed by 9 am and removed by 3:30 pm. 

General Information About Poster Construction

The poster session will provide attendees the opportunity to learn more about a research project, and personalize their learning experience by speaking one-on-one with the student creators of posters that capture their attention. The following web site serves as a great resource on how to create an effective poster – http://ncsu.edu/project/posters/.

Sponsors

If you're interested in exhibiting at the confernece, please contact Joelle Stolte at JStolte@mercydesmoines.org.

Partnering Organizations

Questions

Joelle Stolte
JStolte@mercydesmoines.org

Course summary
Course opens: 
11/09/2018
Course expires: 
11/09/2018
Event starts: 
11/09/2018 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
11/09/2018 - 4:00pm
Cost:
$20.00
Rating: 
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Mercy College of Health Sciences
928 6th Avenue
Sullivan Center
Des Moines, IA 50309
United States
+1 (515) 643-3180

Travel

Mercy College of Health Sciences is located just south of I-235 between 6th Avenue and 7th Street, and just north of downtown Des Moines. Parking is free on campus.

From the East/North: Take I-80 to I-235 Downtown, exit I-235 at Exit 8A, proceed west through two sets of lights, turning left onto 7th Street, staying in the left lane of traffic on 7th Street. Cross over I-235 and turn left into the Visitor Parking Lot, which is just beyond the bridge.

From the South/West: Take I-35 to I-235 Downtown, exit I-235 at Exit 8A. Stay in the center lane of the off ramp, and turn right onto 7th Street, while remaining in the left most lane of the street. The entrance to the Visitor Parking Lot is immediately to your left.

From the Des Moines Airport: Exit the airport complex and turn left onto Fleur Drive. At the Raccoon River near downtown, merge onto the Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway (heading east). Proceed on MLK for 10 blocks, turn left onto 7th St./6th Ave. Proceed north on 6th Avenue for 11 blocks, turn left just beyond the last campus building into the Visitor Parking Lot, located just before the Intersection of 6th Avenue and School Street.

Available Credit

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
11/09/2018
Course expires: 
11/09/2018

Price

Cost:
$20.00
Please login or Create an Account to take this course.

Group Registration

To register and pay for a group of people, please complete this document (coming soon) and email to cme@dmu.edu. All columns are required. DMU CME will then follow-up to collect a credit card payment. 

Cancellations/Substitutions

  • All cancellations must be received in writing at cme@dmu.edu.
  • A nonrefundable administrative fee of $5 will be charged for all cancellations.
  • No refunds will be given three (3) business days prior to the activity start date.
  • Cancelled registrations can be transferred to another individual for the same activity.
  • Individuals who fail to attend the activity (no-shows) will not receive any refund. Forfeited fees may not be applied to any other activity.