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James Bice, DO, FAAFP

Iowa State students are very educated and receptive to the latest evidence-based medicine care options. They are motivated to learn and proactive in their health. I learn something new everyday working with them as a partner in their health care.”

James Bice, DO, FAAFP

James Bice, DO, FAAAP, grew up on his family’s farm near Woodward, Iowa. He obtained his medical degree in Iowa and then moved to Michigan for several internships.

From working in emergency departments and free clinics, to urban practices and rural medicine, Dr. Bice is proud to be a part of Thielen Student Health Center.

He enjoys educating students on the way to care for their illness/injury and empowers them to take an active role to their healthcare. Their desire to learn and be educated on the newest information and study findings make them very receptive to the latest evidence based care practices.

Dr. Bice and his wife spend a lot of their free time watching their four children at sporting and music events. He also enjoys running and participating in Dam to Dam events.


Primary Care

Areas of Expertise

Musculoskeletal & Neurological Disorders, Preventive Medicine and Emergent/Urgent Care


Drake University, Des Moines, IA
Bachelors of Science

Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA
Doctor of Osteopathy

American Academy Family Physicians Fellow


University of Iowa
Iowa Lutheran Hospital (Family Practice)


Oakland General Hospital, Madison Heights, MI
Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI
Comprehensive Health Services of Detroit

Board Certification

National Board of Osteopathic Medicine
American Board Family Practice
American Board Family Medicine

Personal interests

Children’s sporting events
Golf, Running, Basketball and Biking

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