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CSPM Hosts 2nd Annual Biomechanical Seminar on Principles to Foot and Ankle Surgery

Samuel Merritt University

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Feb. 25, 2010

CSPM Hosts 2nd Annual Biomechanical Seminar on Principles to Foot and Ankle Surgery

(OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 25, 2010)  The California School of Podiatric Medicine (CSPM), a school within Samuel Merritt University, is hosting the 2nd Annual Conference in Biomechanics, Principals to Foot and Ankle Surgery, on February 27, at the Hilton Oakland Airport Hotel.

This is the second year the podiatry school has hosted the Biomechanics Conference. The one-day seminar includes lectures from the creators of original and relevant literature on topics such as the Effects on Postural Control, the Role of Biomechanics and Surgery in a Difficult Environment, and Surgical Decisions that Lead to Success.

For the first time the seminar has been organized to provide an opportunity for SMU students in the Department of Podiatric Medicine to network in a casual and nurturing environment.

The event will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2010 at the Hilton Oakland Airport Hotel International Ballroom starting at 8:00 am. For further information on the agenda please visit www.samuelmerritt.edu.

Samuel Merritt University, located on 'Pill Hill' in Oakland, California, is celebrating 100 years of educating health science practitioners who are committed to making a positive difference in diverse communities. Nearly 1,300 students are enrolled at SMU, with campuses in Oakland, Sacramento, San Francisco and San Mateo. The University offers an undergraduate degree in nursing; master's degrees in nursing, occupational therapy, physician assistant; and doctoral degrees in physical therapy and podiatric medicine.