The following individuals are your primary contact to discuss specific professional academic programs available at Mercy College.

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Adrienne St. Clair, MS, RDMS, RDCS, RVT
Program Chair
Email or (515) 643-6610; Office Location: SC-323

Emergency Medical Services

David Filipp, BS, CCEMTP, PS
Program Chair
Email or (515) 643-6675; Office Location: ACE-042

Healthcare Administration

Jeannine Matz, PhD
Interim Program Chair
Email or (515) 643-6703; Office Location: ACE-208

Health Information Management

Jennifer Winchell Talbot, MS.Ed., RHIA, CCS-P
Program Chair
Email or (515) 635-1743; Office Location: Off-Campus/Remote

Health Science

Jeannine Matz, PhD
Program Chair
Email or (515) 643-6703; Office Location: ACE-208

Medical Assisting

Stacy Smith, CMA (AAMA), MS
Program Chair
Email or (515) 643-6705; Office Location: SC-325

Medical Laboratory Science

Kyla Dippold, MS, MLS(ASCP)CM
Program Chair
Email or (515) 643-6772; Office Location: ACE-206


Joan McCleish, RN, PhD 
Class of 1980
Associate Dean of Graduate Nursing Studies; Professor (Nursing)
Email or (515) 643-6625; Office Location: SC-211

Mary Schemmel, RN, MSN
Class of 1976
Associate Dean of the School of Nursing, and ASN/BSN Program Chair
Email or (515) 643-6731; Office Location: SC-216

Physical Therapist Assistant

Sue Bravard, PT, MS
Program Chair
Email or (515) 643-6614; Office Location: B2-252

Public Health

Joelle Stolte, PhD, MPH, MLT (ASCP)
Program Chair
Email or (515) 643-6619; Office Location: ACE-211

Radiologic Technology

Karen Norris, BSRT(R)
Program Chair
Email or (515) 643-6616; Office Location: SC-205

Surgical Technology

Kathryne Balmer, BA, CST
Program Chair
Email or (515) 643-6719; Office Location: SC-322