Dooyoung Lim, Des Moines University Department of Public HealthDooyoung Lim, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Darren Liu, Des Moines University Department of Public HealthDarren Liu, DrPH
Associate Professor
Tami Swenson, Des Moines University Department of Public HealthTami Swenson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Part-Time Faculty


Kathy Lynn
Academic Assistant
Megan Martin, Des Moines University Department of Public HealthMegan Martin
Academic Assistant

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
    HFMA-Iowa Chapter
  • 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
    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
  • Deann Sheppard (Chair)
    Administrative Director
    The Iowa Clinic, P.C.
  • Mikki Stier
    Iowa Medicaid Director
    Iowa Department of Human Services
  • Shannon Strickler
    LeadingAge Iowa
  • Mark Teigland
    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

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 email mhaadmit@dmu.edu.

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