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Telemedicine in Iowa: Improving Health Care Delivery

Dec 7
Sunday 2:00 pm
Dr. Patrick D. Brophy is the UI director of pediatric nephrology, dialysis, and transplantation, as well as the assistant vice president for the university’s eHealth & Innovation Center. Join Brophy as he discusses the center’s developing telemedicine program, which will deliver diverse health care options to rural Iowa. Its benefits include reduced costs and travel, increased access to specialties and follow-up care at the local level, and more engagement with personal health care decisions.

Iowa International Center

Apr 7
Tuesday 12:00 pm
Thanks to generous support from DuPont Pioneer Hi-Bred as well as Drake University, the Greater Des Moines Partnership and the Des Moines Public Library, the Iowa International Center is proud to present this series of monthly forums. For more information about the series, visit: www.iowainternationalcenter.org or call 282-8269, ext. 15.

Iowa International Center

Mar 4
Wednesday 12:00 pm
Thanks to generous support from DuPont Pioneer Hi-Bred as well as Drake University, the Greater Des Moines Partnership and the Des Moines Public Library, the Iowa International Center is proud to present this series of monthly forums. For more information about the series, visit: www.iowainternationalcenter.org or call 282-8269, ext. 15.

Iowa International Center

Jan 6
Tuesday 12:00 pm
Thanks to generous support from DuPont Pioneer Hi-Bred as well as Drake University, the Greater Des Moines Partnership and the Des Moines Public Library, the Iowa International Center is proud to present this series of monthly forums. For more information about the series, visit: www.iowainternationalcenter.org or call 282-8269, ext. 15.

66th Annual International Human Rights Day

Dec 10
Wednesday 5:00 pm
Where, After All, Do Universal Human Rights Begin? …In small places, close to home - so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the world....Such are the places where every man, woman, and child seeks equal justice, equal opportunity, equal dignity without discrimination. -- Eleanor Roosevelt

The public is invited to this celebration sponsored by the Friends of Greater Des Moines Human Rights, Inc. The free program will feature drama, music, poetry, dance, and art.

Wonder of Words Lunch Outside the Box: Ann Crowley

Nov 5
Wednesday 12:00 pm
Dr. Ann M. Crowley is a registered dietician and commercial food photographer who has combined the art and science of food in a wonderful recipe collection. As an associate professor in the College of Medicine at the University of Iowa and Director of Nutrition Services at the university of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, she published extensively in professional and popular journals. Her weekly food and nutrition column was published in newspapers throughout the Midwest for thirty-two years. She has travelled extensively.

Writers' Workshop and Wonder of Words: The Journey from Finance to Fiction

Nov 3
Monday 5:00 pm

Join author Mary Gottschalk as she discusses the life lessons that inspired her to give up corporate America to become a writer. Her first book was a memoir, Sailing down the Moonbeam. Her second book is her recently released novel, A Fitting Place. To be added to the Writers' Workshop email list sign up online at www.dmpl.org. This event is open to the public. Pre-registration is not required.

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