Hailey Smith_Large



Hailey is a board-certified Physician Assistant with deep roots in Iowa. Her academic journey began at Drake University, where she pursued her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology. Following her passion for healthcare, Hailey went on to achieve a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Des Moines University. Her commitment to the field of mental health brings her to the Ames community, where she is enthusiastic about offering her expertise and support. Hailey’s core principle is centered on the empowerment of patients through shared decision-making, recognizing the significance of tailoring care to meet each individual’s specific healthcare needs. Her primary objective is to establish a therapeutic partnership with her patients, fostering an environment that is not only welcoming but also empathetic. Hailey is dedicated to ensuring that patients’ voices are heard and their unique needs are met, as she works alongside them in their journey towards improved mental health and well-being.


  • Des Moines University, Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
  • Drake University, BA Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Drake University, Biology Minor
  • Drake University, Magna Cum Laude