Faculty

Richard Belloff

DBA, FACHE, PAHM

Assistant Professor
Department of Public Health

Jun Dai

M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Public Health

Pamela A. Duffy

PT, PhD, MEd, OCS, RP, FAPTA

Assistant Professor
Department of Public Health

Sarah Pavelka

M.H.A., OTR/L, CPHQ, FNAHQ

Assistant Professor
Department of Public Health

Rachel Reimer

Ph.D.

MPH Director, Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Public Health

Part-Time Faculty

Burnley

John Burnley

MBA, MCSE, MCP, MCSA, ITIL Foundations

Staff

Advisory Board Members

  • Becky Anthony
    Senior Vice President
    Iowa Hospital Association
  • Chris Blair
    Chief Administrative Officer
    UnityPoint Health Des Moines
  • Jodi Cahalan
    Dean of the College of Health Sciences
    Des Moines University
  • Kevin DeRonde
    Corporate Administrator
    Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Matthew Doré
    Richard M. and Anita Calkins Distinguished Professor
    Drake University Law School
  • James Foreman
    Chief Financial Officer
    On With Life
  • Deanna Gray
    Revenue Cycle Sales Director-Midwest
    RelayHealth
    HFMA-Iowa Chapter
    Secretary
  • Amanda Heider
    Student Representative
  • Kevin Kincaid
    Chief Executive Officer
    Knoxville Hospital & Clinic
  • Catherine Koozer
    Student Representative
  • Jessica Meisner
     Vice President, Human Resources & Education
    Unity Point Clinic & Unity Point at Home
  • Dane Pelfrey
    Manager
    Optimity Advisors
  • Missy Quaid
    Director of Operations
    onebody3/Benefit Source, Inc.
  • Amber Raveling
    Student Representative
  • Jennifer Richards
    Case Manager
    Mary Greeley Medical Center
  • Valerie Rivera
     Director, Marketing
    Wellmark
  • Deann Sheppard (Chair)
    Administrative Director
    The Iowa Clinic, P.C.
  • Mikki Stier
    Iowa Medicaid Director
    Iowa Department of Human Services
  • Shannon Strickler
    President/CEO
    LeadingAge Iowa
  • Mark Teigland
    President/CEO
    Calvin Community
  • Dave Vellinga
    President & Chief Executive Officer
    Mercy Medical Center
  • Tray Wade
    Vice President of Patient and Family Care
    Hospice of Central Iowa
  • Sarah Walton
    Student Representative

Admission Staff

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