Noreen O’Shea joined DMU in March 2014 as a clinician and faculty member in family medicine. She earned her doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from DMU in 1984 and completed her family medicine residency at Creighton University/St. Joseph Hospital in Omaha. She has worked at community health centers and family medicine clinics in Kentucky, New York, Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota. She also worked part-time in a Level II trauma center for the past six years. Her leadership roles include medical director of two community health centers and a long-term care facility, interim chief executive officer of a federally qualified health center, and member of her county medical societies in Iowa and South Dakota. She also served on the board of the Iowa Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. O’Shea is comfortable in all aspects of care of the individual, from prenatal and pediatric to geriatric. She also is interested in chronic disease care, care of the uninsured and underinsured, population health, patient safety and the improvement of care.