10th Annual Global Health Conference: Too Much, Too Little - Nutrition Around the Globe
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Joelle Stolte, PhD
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.
Subject to change.
|8 am||Registration and Poster Set-Up|
Liz Queathem, PhD, Grinnell College
Keynote Presentation: Nutrition Related Disease Throughout the World (Non-CE)
Linda Snetselaar, PhD, Professor and Chair, Preventive Nutrition Education, Director, Nutrition Center, University of Iowa College of Public Health
Nutrition Around the Globe
Mary Jane Oakland, PhD, Associate Professor Emeritus, Food Science and Human Nutrition, Iowa State University
Urban Hunger and Food Deserts
Lexi Prigge, Regional Partnership Coordinator, Food Bank of Iowa
Sustainable Agriculture and Environmental Health
Shannon Hinsa-Leasure, PhD, Associate Professor of Biology and an Environmental Microbiologist at Grinnell College
|12:30 pm||Poster Viewing|
Carly Ross, Director, USCRI Des Moines
Sustainable Agriculture and Feeding People
Brandi Janssen, MA, PhD, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Iowa College of Public Health; Director, Iowa’s Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (I-CASH)
Microbiomes and Gut Flora
Pramod B. Mahajan, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Administrative Sciences, Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Prenatal/ Childhood Nutrition
Nikki Davenport, RD, LD, WIC, Coordinator, Iowa Department of Public Health
Ana Coppola, MPH, Public Health Planner, Polk County Health Department
Poster Awards and Closing Remarks
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.
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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. The dealine to submit your poster and sign the proof Tuesday, November 6 at 3 pm.
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.
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/.
If you're interested in exhibiting at the conference, please contact Joelle Stolte at JStolte@mercydesmoines.org.
- Sponsored by: Heartland Global Health Consortium
- HGHC Host Institution: Central College
- Conference Host: Mercy College of Health Sciences
- HGHC Member Institutions: Central College, Des Moines University, Drake University, Grinnell College, Iowa State University, Mercy College of Health Sciences, Simpson College, University of Iowa, William Penn University.
Relevant to the content of this educational activity, the following individual(s) have no conflict(s) with commercial interest companies to disclose.
- Anya Butt, PhD, Planning Committee Member
- Ana Coppola, MPH, Speaker
- Nikki Davenport, RD, LD, Speaker
- Shannon Hinsa-Leasure, PhD, Speaker
- Mary Jane Oakland, PhD, Speaker
- Brandi Janssen, MA, PhD, Speaker
- Nora Kelly Tobin, Speaker
- Lee Macomber, PhD, Speaker
- Pramod B. Mahajan, PhD, Speaker
- Jeannine Matz, PhD, Planning Committee Member
- Mickey McCue, MD, PhD, Speaker
- Wendy Mobley-Bukstein, PharmD, CDE, Speaker
- Caitlin Pedati, MD, MPH, FAAP, Speaker
- Lexi Prigge, Speaker
- Liz Queathem, PhD, Activity Director and Speaker
- Diane Rohlman, MA, PhD, Speaker
- John Rovers, PharmD, MIPH, Speaker
- Rev. Sarai Schnucker Rice, Speaker
- Sara Shuger Fox, PhD, Speaker
- Joelle Stolte, PhD, Activity Director and Planning Committee Member
- Suzy Wilson, RDN, LD, Speaker
- Maren Wolff, PhD, RDN, LD, Speaker
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.
Continuing Education Credit
- MD: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS) through the joint providership of Des Moines University (DMU) and the Heartland Global Health Consortium. DMU is accredited by IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 4.5 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
- Nurse: Des Moines University is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This live activity has been reviewed and approved for 4.5 continuing education contact hour(s). No partial credit awarded.
- Other Health Professionals: This live activity is designated for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
No commercial interest company provided financial support for this continuing education activity.
Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas. The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Des Moines University.
- 4.50 AOA Category 2A
- 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
- 4.50 IBON
- 4.50 CE Contact Hours
- All cancellations must be received in writing at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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.