Dooyoung Lim, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Darren LiuDarren Liu, DrPH
Associate Professor
Tami Swenson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Part-Time Faculty


Kathy Lynn
Academic Assistant
Megan 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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