Andrew Brittingham, Des Moines University Researchers

Andrew Brittingham, Ph.D.

Department Chair and Professor, Microbiology and Immunology

Areas of Expertise


I teach a variety of topics related to Microbiology and Infectious Disease to students enrolled in our DO, DPM, PA, PT and MSBS and PhD programs.  Currently, I serve as the director or co-director of three courses offered in the College of Osteopathic Medicine.


I provide service to the College and University through my work on various committees.  I provide service to the profession as a Member of the NBOME National Faculty (Department of Foundational Biomedical Sciences – Microbiology). I serve as peer-reviewer for numerous scientific publications, and a grants reviewer for several state, national and international funding agencies.

Ph.D., microbiology and immunology, Temple University, 1997
B.S., biological sciences, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, 1988

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