Marianka Pille, Des Moines University Specialty Medicine

Marianka Pille, M.D., FAAP

Associate Professor, Specialty Medicine

Additional Roles
Associate Professor, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Program

515-271-1092 (Office Phone)

Areas of Expertise

About

  • Clerkship Director, Pediatrics core clerkship
  • Co-coordinator, ENT portion of Clinical Science IV
  • Director, Neonatal portion of Clinical Medicine II

Additional Training

  • Iowa Health System Physician Leadership Academy, Des Moines, IA – August 2011-July 2012
    Completed selective year-long series of educational sessions and projects designed to enhance business leadership skills

Service and Leadership

Des Moines University

  • COM Academic Progress Committee, 2022-current
  • COM Admissions Committee, 2017-2021
  • Chair, COM Admissions Committee, 2019-21
  • D.O. student advisor
  • Ad hoc advising for aspiring pediatricians
  • Applicant submission review (AACOMAS applications and Kira assessments)

Community

  • Iowa Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, board member, 2012-present
  • Iowa Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, chapter president, 2022-24
  • IDPH Infectious Disease Advisory Council, 11/2020-2/2021
  • Yale University Alumni Schools Committee (alumni interviews), 1993-present; director 2020-present
  • Polk County Early Childhood Iowa, board member, 2017-present

Teaching

  • COM lectures: pediatric components of various organ system courses for second year DO students
  • Sim Lab: NeoLab1 (newborn resuscitation), sessions for the entire second year class in groups of 3; Neo Lab 2 (newborn nursery exam and documentation), 6 sessions per academic year
  • Lectures in DPT, PA and MSA programs as requested
  • Clinical Teaching: one on one, as scheduled in my clinical practice

Education:
Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals, Houston, TX Internship and Residency in Pediatrics - June 1996-June 1999
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, Medical Doctor
Yale University, New Haven, CT, Bachelor of Arts in Biology, awarded cum laude with distinction in the major

Certifications:
Board Certified, American Board of Pediatrics, October 1999-current
Active, unrestricted Iowa medical license
Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

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