Kimberly Patrick

Kim Patrick
Kimberly Patrick, BS,MLS(ASCP)CM 
Instructor, Medical Laboratory Science Program
(515) 643-6784

Office Location
ACE 202

Office Hours
Posted outside office. Please contact for appointment.

Mailing Address
Mercy College of Health Sciences
Medical Laboratory Science Program
928 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50309-1239

Courses Regularly Taught

  • MLS 414 Urinalysis, Body Fluids, Microscopy
  • MLS 416 Clinical Chemistry Didactic
  • MLS 436 Clinical Chemistry Rotation I
  • MLS 466 Clinical Chemistry Rotation II
  • MLS 435 Clinical Microbiology Rotation I
  • MLS 465 Clinical Microbiology Rotation II

Year Started at Mercy College 2009


  • BS, Iowa State University (1987) 
  • MT certification, Mercy School of Medical Technology (1987)


  • MLS(ASCP)CM - Medical Laboratory Scientist

Advice to Students
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Clinical/Field Experience

  • Clinical Laboratory Scientist since 1987 in a variety of laboratory settings. (Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines, VA Medical Center, Iowa City, along with critical access hospitals in rural counties.)
  • Newborn Screening Health Scientist
  • QC/Lab Manager in industry
  • Processing Supervisor at Mercy Medical Ctr.

Professional Memberships

  • MLS(ASCP)cm American Society of Clinical Pathologists
  • ASCLS American Society of Clinical Laboratory Scientists.

Community Service Involvement

  • St. Mary's Church

Personal History

I love to read and spend time with my huge family. I am the youngest of 15 and my husband is the youngest of 6.  I have taught my whole life, formally and informally. I now have the opportunity to do it full time in a field I love!

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