Texas Republican Ron Paul has announced Dr. Michael Allen as his Iowa 1st district co-chairman. Allen received his B.S. in Molecular Biology at the University of Alabama and his Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine from the California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco. After a 3-year foot and ankle surgical residency at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo, Dr. Allen spent two years in private practice before transitioning to teaching.
Allen currently is a professor at Kaplan University in Cedar Falls and is pursuing an MBA in finance through Kaplan University. He is a husband and father of a 4 year old girl and 3 year old boy, and a passionate historian and student of Austrian economics. He was particularly motivated by Ron Paul’s 2008 presidential campaign.