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Virtual Mini Medical School

  • Overview

    This five-session, Tuesday evening series explores interesting, relevant topics in an accessible style appropriate for all audiences, aged middle school & up. Classes run weekly beginning at 7pm from February 1 – March 1 and are all online this year. They can be viewed right here during class time, or any time after! They will also be streamed on Facebook Live during class time.

    1. Feb. 1: COVID-19 Vaccine and Children: Where We Started/How It’s Going
      Amy Shriver, M.D., Pediatrician and Assistant Professor of Specialty Medicine at DMU
    2. Feb. 8: Mental Health Part 1: The COVID-19 Pandemic and Psychosocial Health
      Julia Van Liew, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Behavioral Medicine and Medical Humanities and Bioethics at DMU
    3. Feb. 15: Mental Health Part 2: Lifestyle Habits to Combat Depression
      Adam Bertroche, D.O., Assistant Professor of Behavioral Medicine and Medical Humanities and Bioethics and Physician at the DMU Behavioral Health Clinic
    4. Feb. 22: Sweets and Your Feet: How Diabetes Affects the Lower Extremities
      Allen Kempf, D.P.M., M.S., Assistant Professor, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Program and Physician in the DMU Foot and Ankle Clinic
    5. Mar. 1: Everyone’s an Athlete, We All Play Differently: Let’s Keep You in the Game of Life with Physical Therapy and Sports Performance
      Lauren Mach, P.T., D.P.T., ATC