Pamela D. Elbert Harned, M.H.A.’14

Pamela D. Elbert Harned, M.H.A.’14, and Robert Harned were married in Des Moines on February 14, 2015.

Jami S. Haberl, M.P.H., M.H.A.’03

Jami Haberl was recently named executive director of the Iowa Healthiest State Initiative, a privately led, public initiative intended to inspire …

Alumni Spotlight: Leslie Rae Emma, M.H.A.’14, M.P.H.’14

Leslie Rae Emma, M.H.A.’14, M.P.H.’14, was working as a health promotion specialist for a corporate wellness fitness management company in …

Kari Dyjak, M.H.A.’14

Kari Dyjak was a full-time biopharmaceutical representative and mother of two preschool children when she enrolled in DMU’s M.H.A. program …

Alumni Spotlight: Ryan Meyer, M.H.A.’11

Ryan Meyer always knew he wanted a career in health care administration. As soon as he completed his bachelor’s degree, …

Alumni Spotlight: Kyle Kellum, M.H.A.’12

After finishing his undergraduate degree in health care management, Kyle Kellum became director of diagnostic and therapy services at a …

Alumni Spotlight: Blessy Varghese Peacedale, M.H.A.’14

Blessy Varghese Peacedale was a practicing physician in Kerala, India, when her spouse’s employer transferred him to Marshalltown, Iowa. Her …

Alumni Spotlight: Kathy Goetz, M.H.A.’12

A nurse since 1979, Kathy Goetz increasingly took on administrative and management roles in her positions with the Iowa Heart …

M.H.A. is the way

Students participate in three on-campus executive residencies during the program. Held on the DMU campus, these five-day residencies offer professional development that’s highly …

Kristin M. Halvarson, M.H.A.’10

Kristin Halvarson is the executive director at Community Health Services Inc. in Moorhead, MN. She recently received the 2014 Outstanding …

William H. Koller, M.H.A.’14, M.S.Ed.

Mr. Koller accepted a position as a decision support analyst with Marshalltown, IA, Medical and Surgical Center. He was previously …

MHA faculty earns prestigious credential

Richard Belloff, D.B.A., assistant professor in DMU’s master of health care administration (M.H.A.) program, recently was awarded fellow status in the American College of Healthcare …