Kenna M. Willey, M.S., PA-C’09

Kenna Willey welcomed the birth of daughter Emmalyn Joan on May 2, 2014. She practices at the Brooklyn, IA, Medical …

Provider Profile: Meet Jolene Givant

Name: Jolene Givant, M.P.A.S., PA-C Title: Physician Assistant/Assistant Professor Clinic: Family Medicine Clinic Undergraduate School: Mercy School of Nursing, Des Moines, …

Conference to address role of PAs in solving rural health care challenges

Des Moines University is sponsoring a national conference, “Advancing Rural Primary Care,” that will explore the important role of physician …

Provider Profile: Meet April Vargus

Name: April Vargus, M.S.P.A.S., PA-C Title: Physician Assistant Clinic: Family Medicine Clinic Undergraduate School: Iowa Wesleyan College, Mount Pleasant, Iowa Medical …

Michon D. Leddy, PA-C’97

Michon Leddy started a new position with Iowa Facial Plastics LLC on April 1. Her title is advanced cosmetic injection and …

Slather on the sunscreen to safeguard your skin

In Iowa, we wait months for the summer sun to arrive so we can bask in its rays and bring …

When a cough is more than just a cough

It’s not even cold season, yet there’s a major cough epidemic making news. This isn’t any normal cough; it can …

Provider Profile: Meet Sheila Garner

Name: Sheila Garner, PA-C, RN Title: Physician Assistant/Instructor Clinic: Family Medicine Clinic Medical School: Des Moines University, Des Moines, Iowa …

PA-15 class sets service record

Intercollegiate rivalries typically revolve around the football field or basketball court. But when Des Moines University and University of Iowa …

Des Moines University’s 114th commencement ceremony to award 539 degrees

Des Moines University will grant 539 degrees at its 2014 Commencement Ceremony, the 114th in the university’s history, on Saturday, …

Provider Profile: Meet Dan Chambers

Name: Dan Chambers, M.P.A.S., PA-C Title: Physician Assistant/Associate Professor Clinic: Family Medicine Clinic Undergraduate School: University of Nebraska Omaha, Omaha, …