April 8th, 2011
Several Des Moines University osteopathic medical students from the Rural Medicine Educational Pathway program provided free blood pressure and BMI screenings at the state capitol on April 6th. As part of DMU Day on the Hill, students, faculty and President Angela Walker Franklin, PhD, visited the capitol to share the message that Iowa needs more healthcare professionals.
March 24th, 2011
In celebration of National AHEC Week, Northeast Iowa AHEC named Dr. Matthew Smith their 2011 Preceptor of the Year. The annual award is based on nominations from Northeast Iowa AHEC's clinical training students. A family physician in Waterloo, Dr. Smith was recognized for his clinical expertise, demeanor with patients and staff, business sense and willingness to let students experience multiple aspects of patient care during their rotations.
March 23rd, 2011
As part of National AHEC Week, Des Moines University's AHEC Program awarded the second annual Iowa AHEC Service Award to Gregory Kolbinger in gratitude and recognition for his efforts in advancing AHEC initiatives. A dedicated supporter of AHEC, Greg has volunteered his time to provide students interested in the field of healthcare the opportunity to participate in Des Moines University's Iowa Simulation Center.
February 7th, 2011
In an effort to provide students with an opportunity to learn from local healthcare professionals, Central Iowa AHEC has created The Scope, a monthly web series that introduces students to a variety of health careers.
January 21st, 2011
Have you ever wondered what a human heart feels like? Or wanted to learn more about diabetes? This summer, Central Iowa AHEC and Des Moines University are offering ten students the opportunity to participate in Youth Education in Science and Medicine (YES MED) Camp.