DMU Research Symposium

Des Moines, IA US
December 1, 2011

The Research Symposium aims to recognize the research efforts of those at Des Moines University (DMU) and in the surrounding medical and scientific community by providing a forum for the collaboration of ideas, the production of new hypotheses, and to demonstrate to the attendees the critical role that research plays in the advancement of health care.

Target Audience

DMU faculty, staff, students, residents, alumni, external researchers and health professionals from the Des Moines area and surrounding medical and scientific community are invited to participate and present. All students, faculty, and residents are encouraged to develop research projects to be presented at the Symposium. 

Keynote Speaker

Marian L. Kohut, PhD
Chair, Immunobiology; Professor, Department of Kinesiology/Immunobiology/Gerontology, Iowa State University


9 amPoster Viewing
12 pmLunch
12:30 pm

Effects of Exercise, Age and Psychosocial Factors on Immune Response
Marian L. Kohut, PhD

1:30 pmCase-Based Panel Discussion
2:15 pmBreak
2:30 pmOral Abstract Presentations
3:30 pmBreak
3:45 pmPoster Abstract Presentations
4:45 pmAdjourn

Educational Grants

No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.

Continuing Education Credit

  • DO: Des Moines University and the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for a maximum of 1.5 hours of AOA Category 1-A CME credits and 2.0 hours of AOA Category 2-B CME credits.
  • Nurse: Des Moines University continuing education (provider #112) is approved by the Iowa Board of Nursing as an accredited provider. This program has been reviewed and approved for a maximum of 4.5 continuing education contact hours.
  • DPM: Des Moines University (DMU) is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a sponsor of continuing education in podiatric medicine. DMU has approved this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 continuing education contact hour(s).
  • Other: Attendees will be given a certificate of participation for a maximum 3.75 continuing education hours.

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 for this program and the selection of speakers are responsibilities of the program director. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas. 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AOA Category 1­A
  • 2.00 AOA Category 2­B
  • 3.75 CE Contact Hour(s)
  • 3.75 CPME
  • 4.50 IBON
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
12/01/2011 - 12:00pm CST
Event ends: 
12/01/2011 - 5:00pm CST
Des Moines University
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AOA Category 1­A
  • 2.00 AOA Category 2­B
  • 3.75 CE Contact Hour(s)
  • 3.75 CPME
  • 4.50 IBON


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