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Des Moines University welcomes Dr. Kyla Carney

(Des Moines, Iowa) — Kyla D. S. Carney, D. O., of West Des Moines recently joined Des Moines University as faculty in the family medicine department. She is also a clinician in the Des Moines University Clinic. She was formerly a resident at Mercy-Mayo Family Medicine Residency Clinic in Des Moines, Ia. She is a […]

— Courtney Tompkins

Des Moines University welcomes Roxane Joens-Matre

(Des Moines, Iowa) —Roxane Joens-Matre of Polk City recently joined Des Moines University as faculty in the Master of Public Health program. She was previously an epidemiologist and program evaluator for the Iowa Department of Public Health.

— Courtney Tompkins

Des Moines University welcomes Jeremy Austin

(Des Moines, Iowa) — Jeremy Austin of Des Moines recently joined Des Moines University as an admissions coordinator. He was previously employed by Highland Community College in Highland, KS, as the director of student housing.

— Courtney Tompkins

Des Moines University welcomes Amy MacKrell

(Des Moines, Iowa) — Amy MacKrell of Des Moines recently joined Des Moines University as an instructional design coordinator. She was formerly with Interlink Training of West Des Moines as an instructional designer.

— Courtney Tompkins

Des Moines University welcomes Nikki Hook

(Des Moines, Iowa) — Nikki Hook of Des Moines recently joined Des Moines University as a program assistant for the Geriatric Education Center. She was formerly an administrative assistant at the Victory Assembly of God in Tucson, Arizona.

— Courtney Tompkins

Des Moines University group heads to Belize for medical outreach

(Des Moines, IA) – Des Moines University faculty and ten students will head to Belize on July 1 on a medical service trip. They will stay in Dangriga, a town on the southern coast of the country, until July 9. Each morning the team of 17 will divide into three groups, one surgical team to […]

— Courtney Tompkins

Des Moines healthcare providers go tobacco free

DES MOINES, Iowa – Effective July 1, 2006, Des Moines University, Broadlawns Medical Center, Iowa Health – Des Moines, Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines and Wesley Retirement Services will be tobacco-free organizations. “As healthcare organizations with the mission of improving the overall health of the communities we serve, we believe it is important for us to […]

— Courtney Tompkins

Des Moines University names Jodi Cahalan new dean of CHS

(Des Moines, IA) – Des Moines University’s College of Health Sciences has a new dean. Jodi L. Cahalan, M.P.H., M.H.A., PA–C, of West Des Moines, a graduate of three of the College’s programs, will begin immediately. “I am absolutely thrilled with this opportunity. The college continues to grow in enrollment and academic offerings and I […]

— Courtney Tompkins

Des Moines University welcomes Julie Rose

(Des Moines, Iowa) — Julie Rose of Des Moines, Iowa recently joined Des Moines University as the clerkship coordinator for the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. She was previously a project manager at Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines.

— Courtney Tompkins

Des Moines University welcomes Dr. David Plundo

(Des Moines, Iowa) — David A. Plundo, D.O., FACOFP, of Des Moines, Iowa, recently joined Des Moines University as the associate dean of clinical affairs. He was previously employed by the Garden City Hospital of Garden City, Michigan where he was the vice president of medical education. He is a 1985 graduate of Des Moines […]

— Courtney Tompkins

Des Moines University welcomes Deborah Robinson

Des Moines, Iowa) — Deborah K. Robinson of Des Moines, Iowa recently joined Des Moines University as the University scheduling coordinator. She was formerly an administrative assistant at the Iowa Association of School Boards in Des Moines.

— Courtney Tompkins

Des Moines University welcomes Katie Mick

(Des Moines, Iowa) — Katie Mick of Newton, Iowa recently joined Des Moines University as an accounting associate. She was previously employed as an accounts receivable analyst at Iowa Telecom in Newton, Iowa.

— Courtney Tompkins

Des Moines University welcomes Abby Rierson

(Des Moines, Iowa) — Abby Rierson of Ankeny recently joined Des Moines University as a wellness assistant in the new Wellness Center. She was previously a wellness intern at Des Moines University while attending the University of Iowa.

— Courtney Tompkins

Des Moines University welcomes Kay Courtade

(Des Moines, Iowa) — Kay Courtade of West Des Moines, Iowa recently joined Des Moines University as the director of sponsored programs. She was formerly the director of sponsored programs at Maharishi University of Management in Fairfield, Iowa.

— Courtney Tompkins

International sleep apnea expert to speak at DMU

Des Moines University will host an international medical expert on June 12 for a sleep apnea seminar. The free event, while geared for health care workers, is open to the public.   ‘Ambulatory Home Diagnostics for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: An Interdisciplinary Model,’ co-hosted by Adel’s evo Medical Solutions, highlights Giora Pillar, M.D., D.Sc., from Haifa, […]

— Courtney Tompkins