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Megan Martin, Des Moines University Department of Public Health Megan Martin
Academic Assistant

Advisory Board Members

Name and Title Organization
Roger Dahl Community
Vernon Delpesce Community
Helen Eddy Hy-Vee Health
Shelley Horak Telligen, Inc.
Erika Kiniry Alumna
John Rovers, Professor of Pharmacy Practice &
John R. Ellis Distinguished Chair of Pharmacy Practice,
College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Drake University
Cassity Gutierrez, Chair and Director of Pre-Professional Programs, selected for the National Rural Health Association’s Rural Health Fellows Program for the year 2019. Drake University
Elizabeth Baker, MPH faculty
Jun Dai, MPH faculty
Simon Geletta, MPH faculty
Dooyoung Lim, MPH faculty
Jeneane Moody, MPH faculty
Rachel Reimer MPH Chair
Wallace Boeve, CHS Dean
Lina Reinders, Executive Director Iowa Public Health Association
Megan Knox Alumna
Mollie Giller, Director of Programs and Supportive Services Polk County Housing Trust Fund
 Mariah Karumuna, STI Data Coordinator Polk County Health Department
Margaret Galvez, Faculty Baylor University School of Nursing
Joshua Devine, MPH faculty

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 mphadmit@dmu.edu.

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