Event date: October 12, 2011 - 10:30am
October 12, 2011
10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Des Moines University students, faculty, staff, and adjunct global health faculty. Students and faculty from Heartland Global Health Conference (HGHC) member schools (Central College, Drake University, Iowa State University, Mercy College of Health Science, Simpson College, University of Iowa, University of Northern Iowa and Des Moines University (DMU)) and community members are also invited to attend.
Upon completion of this program or series, participants will be able to:
- Learn about the challenges of global aging.
- Identify action steps in addressing the global aging population.
- Question how society can assist in promoting a healthy lifestyle for the elderly.
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|11 a.m.||LunchView Student Poster Presentations – Judging by HGHC Committee members|
|12:30 p.m.||Overview of Heartland Global Health Consortium (HGHC)
Christopher A. Squier, Ph.D., D.Sc.; Director, Global Health Studies, University of Iowa; President, HGHC
Mary Mincer Hansen, Ph.D.; Director, Masters of Public Health, Des Moines University; Past President, HGHC
Angela L. Walker Franklin, Ph.D.; President, Des Moines University
Terry Branstad; Governor, Iowa
|1 p.m.||Co-keynote address: The Opportunities for Aging in Iowa
Donna Harvey; Director, Iowa Department on Aging
|1:30 p.m.||Co-keynote address:Making Sense of Cross-National Differences in Aging and Disease
Robert B. Wallace, MSc, M.D.; Director, Center on Aging, The University of Iowa
|2 p.m.||Question and Answer Session|
Poster Winners Announced and Prizes Presented
|2:30 p.m.||Introduction of Speaker Panel Members
Dawn Bowker, RN, MAN, ARNP, WHNP-BC; Assistant professor, Mercy College of Health Sciences
|2:45 p.m.||Brain Wellness for the World
Robert L. Bender Jr., M.D.; Medical director, Healthy Aging and Memory Clinic, West Des Moines; Geriatrician, Des Moines
|3 p.m.||Longevity and Global Aging
Peter Martin, Ph.D., Dr. Phil, Dipl. Psych; Professor and director, Gerontology Program, Iowa State University
|3:15 p.m.||Community Health Workers and the Epidemiological Transition
Abigail Koker, D.O.’14; Des Moines University
Hiral Patel, D.O.’14; Des Moines University
|3:45 p.m.||Communities Learning from Communities
Timothy G. Ihrig, M.D. Medical director, Palliative Care Services, Iowa Health Physicians
|4 p.m.||WHO Global Network of Age Friendly Cities
Yogesh Shah, M.D. Associate dean of Global Health, Des Moines University; Founding Chair, HGHC
|4:15 p.m.||Developing Livable Communities for Successful Aging
Brian Kaskie, Ph.D., M.A. Associate professor, Department of Health Management and Policy, The University of Iowa
|4:30 p.m.||Question and Answer Session|
- Students from HGHC member institutions – Central College, Des Moines University, Drake University, Iowa State University, Mercy College of Health Sciences, Simpson College, University of Iowa, and University of Northern Iowa
- Des Moines University faculty, staff, and global health adjunct faculty
- Heartland Global Health Consortium committee members
- Faculty of HGHC schools and community members
The Heartland Global Health Consortium fosters collaboration to offer and expand international health learning experiences for students. Members include Central College, Drake University, Iowa State University, Mercy College of Health Science, Simpson College, University of Iowa, University of Northern Iowa and DMU.
AOA: Des Moines University Continuing Medical Education and the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for a maximum 3.5 hours of AOA Category 2-A CME credits.
IBON: 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 3.9 continuing education contact hours.
Other: Attendees will be given a certificate of participation for a maximum 3.5 continuing education hours.
Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CE 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.
Des Moines University (DMU) prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preference. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities.
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend DMU sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the DMU Continuing Medical Education office at 515-271-1541 or email@example.com prior to the program.