Medical Assistants Recognition Week

October 9, 2012 —

MARWeek 2012Medical assistants are at the heart of health care, and every year, Medical Assistants Recognition Week (MARWeek) is celebrated during the third full week in October:

Medical Assistants Recognition Day is tomorrowWednesday, October 17 and there is a special celebration to recognize all of our medical assistants.

Come celebrate and bask in the spotlight with your peers tomorrow night from 6 – 8 p.m. at Fort Des Moines Museum. Dinner will be served followed by a continuing education program. Angela D. Beckel, DNP, ARNP, FNP-C will be giving a presentation entitled Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Overview of Management and Treatment

Dr. Beckel is an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner with a Doctorate of Nursing Practice, and has experience in managing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Asthma and practices at Chest, Infectious Disease and Critical Care Associates in Des Moines, Iowa. Dr Beckel received her Doctorate from the University of Iowa. She is developing a Nursing Practitioner-organized COPD Clinic for implementation: Capstone Project.


With a deep love for her hometown, Nicole Branstad is pro-Des Moines and is constantly touting its many events and attractions. When she isn’t out exploring the city she likes to spend time with her husband Marcus and their son Everett. She enjoys hosting lavish dinner parties, collecting wine and buying fresh flowers at the downtown farmer’s market. Nicole works in the marketing & communications department as the online marketing-enrollment coordinator.


  • andychen

    really useful information, thanks for sharing!