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

Advisory Board Members

Wallace Boeve, CHS Dean Des Moines University
Roger Dahl, M.P.H. Community
Jun Dai, M.P.H. Faculty Des Moines University
Vernon Delpesce, M.P.H. Community
Joshua Devine, M.P.H. Faculty Des Moines University
Helen Eddy, Director Polk County Health Department
Margaret Galvez, Clinical Assistant Professor Baylor University School of Nursing
Simon Geletta, M.P.H. Faculty Des Moines University
Mollie Giller, Principal Giller Consulting Group
Cassity Gutierrez, Chair and Director of Pre-Professional Programs Drake University
Shelley Horak, Director of Early Intervention and Support Iowa Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Well-Being and Protection
Mariah Karumuna, Ryan White Data Coordinator Iowa Department of Health and Human Services
Erika Kiniry, M.P.H. Des Moines University Alumna
Megan Knox, Associate Director of Diagnostics, Global Markets Team Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc.
Dooyoung Lim, M.P.H. Faculty Des Moines University
Jeneane McDonald, M.P.H. Vice Chair Des Moines University
Rachel Reimer, M.P.H. Chair Des Moines University
John Rovers, Professor of Pharmacy Practice and John R. Ellis Distinguished Chair of Pharmacy Practice Drake University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Lina Tucker-Reinders, Executive Director Iowa Public Health Association

Admission Staff

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

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