Darren Liu, Des Moines University Department of Public Health

Darren Liu, DrPH, FGSA

Associate Professor, Master of Public Health Program

Additional Roles
Associate Professor, Master of Health Care Administration Program

515-271-7830 (Office Phone)

Areas of Expertise

Darren Liu has a DrPH in Health Administration and MS in Biostatistics from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. He is an Associate Professor of MHA/MPH programs. He teaches healthcare disparities, diversity equity and inclusion, organizational behavior and management, population health, long-term care administration, healthcare leadership, and public health program planning.

He is a fellow of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) and a member of the Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH). He also serves on the Board of Directors of Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) and co-chair its diversity with inclusion committee.

He is passionate about mentoring students for transdisciplinary researches and professional development. His philosophy of teaching involves not only training students to “become” thought leaders but training them to “be” thought leaders.

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Academic Portfolio

Liu brings broad view of diversity in health care, public health

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