University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Meet Stephanie S.

Stephanie began working as a Family Navigator in the Des Moines area in March 2022. She is the mother of two children. Her youngest daughter was diagnosed with autism at the age of 3. Stephanie was a stay at home mom for 3 years prior to this position. Before becoming a stay at home mom she was a case manager working with new and expecting mothers which included many refugee and immigrant families in the Des Moines area. Stephanie enjoys helping families navigate their child’s diagnosis and helping them find the resources that they may need.