The College of Health Sciences was established in 1980 and enrolled its first students in the Physician Assistant Program in 1981. The college has continued to grow since that time and now offers two Doctor of Physical Therapy programs (entry level and post professional) and master’s degrees in physician assistant sciences, health care administration, and public health. The faculty has grown in order to provide low student to faculty ratios in support of the over 600 face-to-face and on-line students enrolled annually in the college.
Jami Haberl recently was named executive director of the Iowa Healthiest State Initiative, a privately led public initiative intended to inspire Iowans and their communities to improve their health and happiness. The community-focused effort is using the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index® to measure progress toward the goal of making Iowa the healthiest state in the nation […]— Alumni Relations
Eric Johnson celebrated his 16th year with Ogden Clinic in Utah. He started working there after graduating from DMU. He also recently finished the Utah Extreme Seven Series, the seven 100-mile ultra endurance runs in Utah, in one calendar year. He is the first person ever to achieve this accomplishment.— Alumni Relations
Richard Belloff, D.B.A., assistant professor in DMU’s master of health care administration (M.H.A.) program, recently was awarded fellow status in the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), an international professional society of more than 40,000 health care executives who lead hospitals, health care systems and other health care organizations. ACHE offers its prestigious FACHE® credential to signify board certification in health care management. Ann York, Ph.D., P.T., associate professor […]— Barb Boose