Jennifer Messersmith, PA-C
Jennifer Messersmith was born and raised in a small community in western Iowa. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Biology from Iowa State University. She completed her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Des Moines University. DSM Sleep Specialists welcomed Jennifer to the team in May 2022. She has 10 years of experience in family medicine, during which time she gained valuable experience treating patients with sleep disorders and developed a strong interest in the field of sleep medicine.
Jennifer is dedicated to providing a respectful environment for patients to feel heard, valued and supported. She believes in empowering and engaging patients by educating them about their diagnosis and treatment options as well as outlining steps they can take to improve sleep through healthy lifestyle. She finds it a privilege to be able to partner with patients in their medical care. She is proud to be a part of the DSM Sleep Specialists family and looks forward to working with people throughout central Iowa improve their sleep, overall health and quality of life.
Outside of her career, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her husband and their two young children. When she is not at work, you can often find her building forts and having tea parties with her daughters, cheering on the Cyclones or exploring one of Iowa’s beautiful nature trails with her family and dog.