College Leadership

Meet our Leaders

Mercy College of Health Sciences' leadership team guides the institution to be a national leader for excellence in the delivery and innovation of health sciences education.

Bo Bonner, MDiv*
Senior Advisor of Mission Initiatives and Director of the Center for Human Flourishing
 Assistant Professor

Email or (515) 643-6736; Office Location: BH-124

Melanie Campbell, MBA
Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Philanthropy, and Community Engagement

Adreain Henry, OD, EdD, MBA, MA
Mercy College President
Email or (515) 643-6601; Office Location: SC-116

Tim Laurent, EdD
Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs
Email or (515) 643-6615; Office Location: SC-112

Thomas Leahy, JD
Vice President of Business and Regulatory Affairs
Email or (515) 643-6621; Office Location: SC-115

Ryan (Bud) Marr, MDiv, PhD
Associate Provost and Associate Professor
Email or (515) 643-6679; Office Location: SC-311

Matt Romkey, MBA
Vice President of Admissions, Financial Aid, and Marketing
Email or (515) 643-6663; Office Location: ACE-145

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Admissions: (515) 635-1133
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About Us

Mercy College of Health Sciences has been transforming students into healthcare professionals since 1899. Located in downtown Des Moines, Iowa, we offer master's degreesbachelor’s degrees, associate degrees, certificate programs, and continuing education courses.

Mercy College is the only private Catholic college in central Iowa and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), in addition to numerous programmatic accreditors.

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Mercy College is a Catholic, accredited, nonprofit institution of higher learning.