Every spring, Mercy College students have the opportunity to travel to Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota as part of a Service Learning Immersion Experience. This year, Dr. Judy Monroe and Dr. Joelle Stolte accompanied nursing students on this public health trip.
Importance of MMR Vaccination to Prevent Public Health Threat
Measles, mumps, and rubella are viral diseases that can have serious consequences. Before vaccines, these diseases were very common in the United States, especially among children. They are still common in many parts of the world, and both adults and children can contract the disease if unvaccinated.
On April 1, Mercy College of Health Sciences will be hosting its 14th Annual Research Symposium. This year’s symposium will focus on the multifaceted issues of the medicinal use of cannabis. The event will be held on Mercy College’s campus in the Sullivan Center, room 103, from 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm and is open to the public.
Mercy College of Health Sciences’ Associate Dean of Nursing, Mary Schemmel, and Associate Professor of Nursing, Judy Monroe, have both received the 100 Great Iowa Nurses Award of 2019.
(DES MOINES,IA) – On Monday, January 21, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Mercy College of Health Sciences is hosting an MLK Jr. #KeepTheDreamAlive Event and Peace Walk. The event will start on campus at the Sullivan Center, Room 102 from 9am – 12pm.
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Mercy College of Health Sciences has been transforming students into healthcare professionals since 1899. Located in downtown Des Moines, Iowa, we offer bachelor’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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