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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Ankeny)

1055 Southwest Oralabor Road
Ankeny, IA 50023

Current Estimated Wait:
1 hr 12 min

UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Jordan Creek)

180 Jordan Creek Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Current Estimated Wait:
1 hr 24 min

UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Waukee)

950 E Hickman Rd
Waukee, IA 50263

Current Estimated Wait:
0 hr 17 min

UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Altoona

2720 8th Street Southwest
Altoona, IA 50009

Current Estimated Wait:
Closed

UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Ankeny Medical Park

3625 North Ankeny Boulevard
Ankeny, IA 50023

Current Estimated Wait:
Closed

UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Ingersoll

2103 Ingersoll Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312

Current Estimated Wait:
Closed

UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Southglen

6520 Southeast 14th Street
Des Moines, IA 50320

Current Estimated Wait:
Closed

UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Urbandale

5200 NW 100th Street
Urbandale, IA 50322

Current Estimated Wait:
Closed

UnityPoint Health – Des Moines Young Advisory Council

What is the Young Advisory Council?

The Young Advisory Council at UnityPoint Health – Des Moines is comprised of enthusiastic young professionals, residents, and UnityPoint Health team members from the Central Iowa area. Members engage with UnityPoint Health – Des Moines Board Members and Senior Leaders to help expand our organization's knowledge and perspective of our community's growing needs.

The group was formed in 2017 to provide an opportunity to engage young professionals within Central Iowa to learn more about their perspective as well as foster community outreach and serve as brand ambassadors within our community. View the Young Advisory Council brochure.

What does Young Advisory Council ambassadorship look like?

  • 10 to 15 volunteer members who range in age from 22 to 40.
  • Members from diverse backgrounds and professions, such as finance, arts, construction, health care, education, marketing, law firms and more.
  • Meetings held bi-monthly in Des Moines for up to two hours.
  • Members have access to UnityPoint Health – Des Moines board meetings.
  • Members engage with UnityPoint Health –Des Moines Board Members and Senior Leaders to help expand our organization's knowledge and perspective of the community's growing needs.
  • Members effect age diversity on other boards within UnityPoint Health – Des Moines by serving as recruiters for our advisory boards and Board of Directors.
  • Each meeting includes an educational session from a UnityPoint Health – Des Moines group/team.
  • Members participate in organizational and philanthropic events.
  • Members bring new ideas and energy to the Council.

In 2019, 19.6 percent of the population in Iowa was between the ages of 20 and 34 years old. As Central Iowa attracts more young professionals, UnityPoint Health – Des Moines wants to continue to engage this population in improving the delivery of care to our community.

What other opportunities do Young Advisory Council members have access to?

As modern consumers of health care and early careerists from various industries, the members of this council serve as ambassadors of UnityPoint Health – Des Moines. This group also fosters greater community partnerships. In addition to raising community outreach efforts, members may participate in the recruitment of young team members. This council also stimulates age diversity on other boards within UnityPoint Health – Des Moines by acting as a tool for advisory board recruitment.

"We are privileged to have such a fine group of young professionals interested in engaging in the work we do here at UnityPoint Health – Des Moines," said David Stark, president and CEO, UnityPoint Health – Des Moines.

Young Advisory Council Officers

Lindsay Cannaday, Chair
Vice President of Business Development, Green State Credit Union

Chantelle Cadek, Vice Chair
Account Manager, ZLR Ignition

Young Advisory Council Members

Beth Brooner
House Supervisor, RN, UnityPoint Health – Des Moines

Shannon Draayer
Director of Health and Well-Being, WesleyLife

Ashley Hardt
Legal Counsel, DLL Finance LLC

Christopher Hunt
Quality Engineering Manager, Accumold

Lindsay Ladd
Marketing & E-Commerce Manager, Hy-Vee

DeMario Luttrell
Regulatory Compliance Manager, Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division

Benton Maas
Regional Operations Program Manager, UnityPoint Clinic

Erica Nuss
Director Patient Access, UnityPoint Health – Des Moines

Jordan Nickerson
Associate Attorney, BrownWinick

Claire Richmond
Patient Advocate (Writer and Speaker), Self employed

Amy Roberts
Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Dale Carnegie-Norman and Associates

Ashley Sackpraseuth
Process Improvement Engineer, UnityPoint Health – Des Moines