Dr. Glenn Hurst is a physician, advocate, and founding member of the Indivisible movement of Iowa and Nebraska. Dr. Hurst actively shaped the Indivisible revolution in rural Iowa by leading actions to achieve Medicare for All, to raise wages, and support labor unions by fighting against collective bargaining limitations.
Glenn grew up in a military family. He was born on a US military base in Wiesbaden, Germany, and moved with his family until they settled in the rural Midwest during his primary years. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Nebraska Omaha and graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center as a Medical Doctor in 2006.
Dr. Hurst has been an outspoken advocate for rural Iowa and seniors. He has been featured internationally on programs such as NPR, CNN, Yahoo Finance as a frontline practitioner in rural Iowa and as an authority on the devastation of the Covid crisis on our seniors.
He is a leader in the Iowa Democratic Party as Chair of the party’s Rural Caucus, a Minden City Councilman, and Chair of the 3rd Congressional District Central Committee, where he played a crucial role in the re-election of the current representative, Congresswoman Cindy Axne.