Ashley Barnard, BEd, CMA (AAMA)
Medical Assisting Program Chair, Assistant Professor 
(515) 643-6705

Office Location
SC - 325

Mailing Address

Mercy College of Health Sciences
928 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50309-1239

Year Started at Mercy College: 2022

  • Department: Medical Assisting


  • Bachelor of Arts in Education, Arizona State University


  • Certifcate in Medical Assisting
  • Certified Medical Assistant

Courses Taught

  • MA 101 MA Administrative Procedures I
  • MA 102 MA Clinical Procedures I
  • MA 121 MA Administrative Procedures II
  • MA 122 MA Clinical Procedures II
  • MA 201 MA Practicum

Clinical Field Experience

  • CMA- MercyOne Iowa Heart
  • CMA- MercyOne East Village Family Practice

Research Interests and Professional Projects

  • Autism Awareness

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)

Favorite Quote

“Learning is not attained by chance; it must be sought for with ardour and diligence.”– Abigail Adams