A round of applause

August 14, 2012 —

Summer Commencement

Commencement for the summer Class of 2012 will be held on Friday, August 17, 2012. The ceremony, celebrating the accomplishments of 16 students from our M.H.A., M.S.B.S., M.S.A., M.P.H. and D.O. programs, will be held at 3 p.m. in the Olsen Medical Education Center.

The presiding official will by DMU’s president, Angela L. Walker Franklin, Ph.D., and the Commencement speaker will be the president and CEO of Grinnell Regional Medical Center,  Todd C. Linden, FACHE.

Immediately following the Commencement ceremony, a reception to honor the graduates will be held in the Medical Education Center.

Congrats graduates!


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.