Posts tagged M.H.A.

Ashley J. Alm, D.P.T.’11, M.H.A.’14

Alm is a 2011 D.P.T. graduate who plans to graduate with her master’s degree in health care administration from DMU in 2014. She is completing a sports physical therapy residency program through ProRehab, PC, and the University of Evansville in Evansville, IN. 

— Anna Hudson

Jennifer Crimmins, M.H.A.’07

Crimmins was promoted to vice president of health center operations and administrator of the Tompkins Health Center at Friendship Haven in Fort Dodge, IA. Crimmins had served as vice president and assistant administrator of the health center since March 2012. She recently completed all practicum requirements and successfully tested for her home administrator’s license. She is also […]

— Anna Hudson

Anne M. Wadle, M.H.A.’00

Wadle was appointed to be a financial representative by Northwestern Mutual in Mason City, IA, and is associated with Northwestern Mutual-The Funk Group of Waterloo, IA. Previously, she was a continuous improvement specialist at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa in Mason City, where she resides with her husband, Mike, and two children, Kaden, 16, and Faith, […]

— Anna Hudson

Stephanie A. Moon, M.H.A.’09

Moon earned her RN, MSN-CNL from the University of Iowa in 2012. She is the nurse coordinator for the Iowa Weight Loss Specialists clinics, West Des Moines, which specialize in bariatric surgery and the promotion of healthy lifestyles. 

— Anna Hudson

Craig M. Drayden, M.H.A., M.P.H.’11

Drayden earned his registered health information technician credential from the American Health Information Management Association and recently accepted a position as a health information management supervisor in Dallas, TX. He will begin doctoral studies for a Ph.D. in information science with a concentration in health informatics this month. 

— Anna Hudson

Amy J. Jaeger, D.P.M., M.H.A.’02

Jaeger accepted a position with Marshfield Clinic Wisconsin Rapids Orthopedic Center in Wisconsin Rapids, WI, after completing a podiatric surgery residency at Broadlawns Medical Center in Des Moines. She and her husband, Nick, reside in Wisconsin Rapids.

— Anna Hudson

Jennifer Crimmins, M.H.A.’07

Crimmins was promoted to assistant administrator of Tompkins Health Center at Friendship Haven in Fort Dodge, IA. She had served as development director for Friendship Haven since 2007 and helped execute a $3.5 million capital campaign. She is also an online professor and developer of the health administration program at Iowa Central Community College and […]

— Anna Hudson

Carl P. Behne, M.H.A.’10

Behne joined Mahaska Health Partnership in Oskaloosa, IA, as executive director of outreach services. The position supports the directors of physical and occupational therapy, radiology, home health and hospice, laboratory, pharmacy and food and nutrition.

— Anna Hudson

CHS launches revamped MHA curriculum

For nearly three decades, Des Moines University has given students real-world preparation to advance or change their careers as leaders in health care administration. To ensure DMU’s master of health care administration program continues to offer students highly relevant, evidence-based experiences they can immediately apply in their work, the College of Health Sciences recently revised […]

— Anna Hudson

Tanya P. Stringer, M.H.A.’97

Stringer joined Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, IL, as vice president of physician practice development. She is responsible for providing leadership and support for the clinical and business operations and strategic development of each physician practice site, including the various Riverside community health centers within the region. She was previously the director of operations for the […]

— Anna Hudson

Roberta A. Wattleworth, D.O.’81, M.H.A.’99, M.P.H.’04

Wattleworth completed six years as vice coordinator then coordinator of Level III of COMLEX for the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners. She was asked to join its board of directors and will be inducted in December in San Diego. She is a professor of family medicine at Des Moines University and resides in West Des […]

— Anna Hudson

Jay W. Christensen, M.H.A.’01

Christensen is the recipient of the John Fisher Alumni Award from his undergraduate, Buena Vista University (BVU), in Storm Lake, IA. The award was established in 1970 and named for BVU’s 14th president. This outstanding service award recognizes a former student who possesses a consistent and persevering dedication to the qualities for which BVU stands. He is […]

— Anna Hudson

Matthew W. Buck, M.H.A.’09

Buck began a new position as administrator at Ogden Manor in Ogden, IA, in September. He spent the past two years as administrator of Friendship Manor in Grinnell, IA. He and his fiancée reside in Ankeny, IA.

— Anna Hudson