All faculty members keep an open door policy for student access. Although every student is assigned a faculty advisor to help with problems or questions, any faculty member is available for help with a course question. No specific office hours are kept as instructors are available throughout the school day. Many basic sciences faculty members have research laboratories.

Our mission: To educate diverse groups of highly competent and collaborative biomedical scientists prepared to address problems of human health through basic and clinical research.

Our vision: Be a cultivator of exceptional student researchers who discover and disseminate new knowledge that contributes to the advancement of the treatment, cure, and prevention of human disease.

Maria BarnesMaria Barnes, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Kevin Carnevale, M.D.
Academic Pathologist
Michael Carruthers, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Sarah Clayton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Francesca Di Sole, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Vanja Duric, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Yujiang Fang, M.D., Ph.D.
Academic Pathologist and Assistant Professor
Matthew Henry, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Chunfa Jie, Des Moines University Office of ResearchChunfa Jie, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Biostatistician
Noah Marcus, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Marie Nguyen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Kim Tran, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Eric Wauson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
LiLian Yuan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Admission Staff

The admission staff is here to assist you. Please contact us if you have any questions about the admission process by calling 515-271-1499 or emailing msadmit@dmu.edu.

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