Is Our Current Paradigm for Evaluation and Management of Hallux Valgus Flawed? Procedure Philosophy for the 21st Century

Des Moines, IA US
November 21, 2014

Hosted by the Office of Research

Refreshments will be served. RSVP is not required.

Target Audience

All DMU faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend.


Paul Dayton, DPM, FACFAS
Assistant Professor of Podiatric Medicine, Des Moines University


  • DPM, MS, California College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Residency, Kaiser Permanente Hospital, Santa Clara, CA
  • BS, Arizona State University


  • American Board of Podiatric Surgery, Diplomat
  • Iowa Podiatric Medical Association, Member, Board of Trustees
  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Fellow
  • American Podiatric Medical Association, Member

Dr. Dayton earned his doctor of podiatric medicine degree and master’s in podiatric medical education at the California College of Podiatric Medicine, San Francisco. Board-certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery in foot surgery and reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery, he practices with UnityPoint Clinic in Fort Dodge, where he also is the director of Trinity Regional Medical Center’s podiatric medicine and surgery residency. He has held a variety of clinical and administrative appointments, including at the California College of Podiatric Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, DMU/CPMS, Trimark Physicians Group and the Iowa Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners. A board member and past president of the Iowa Podiatric Medical Association, Dr. Dayton has co-authored many peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and has presented numerous national and international lectures. He has served as section editor for the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery for the past five years.

Research, Publications, and Awards and Honors

Relevant to the content of this CME activity, Dr. Dayton indicated he has no financial relationships to disclose. 

Continuing Education Credit

  • DPM: Des Moines University (DMU) is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. DMU has approved this activity for a maximum of 1.0 continuing education contact hour(s).
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
  • 1.00 CPME
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/21/2014 - 12:00pm CST
Event ends: 
11/21/2014 - 1:00pm CST
Des Moines University
3200 Grand Avenue
Academic Center Lecture Hall 3
Des Moines, IA 50312
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
  • 1.00 CPME


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