The search for the University of Iowa's next vice president for medical affairs and dean of the Carver College of Medicine will be open and community-driven. 

Search committee co-chairs

Matthew Howard headshot

Matthew Howard

Chair and department executive officer; Department of Neurosurgery; John C. VanGilder Chair in Neurosurgery

Edith Parker headshot

Edith Parker

Dean, College of Public Health; professor, community and behavioral health

Search committee

Bassuk-Alexander

Alexander Bassuk

Professor of pediatrics-general neurology and chair, Stead Family Children’s Hospital Department of Pediatrics

Mark Braun

Mark Braun

Executive director, Board of Regents, State of Iowa, ex-officio member

Joseph Clamon

Joseph Clamon

Associate vice president for legal affairs, UI Health Care

Jackie Kleppe

Jackie Kleppe

Director of outreach and engagement, UI Health Care Marketing and Communications; and Staff Council president

Peter Matthes

Peter Matthes

Vice president for external relations and senior advisor to the president

Marta Van Beek

Marta Van Beek

C. William Hanke Professor of Dermatology and executive medical director of UI Hospitals & Clinics’ main campus ambulatory clinics

Sherry Bates

Sherry Bates

President pro tem, Board of Regents, State of Iowa

Keith Carter

Keith Carter

Professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences and chair and head of the Department of Ophthalmology

Lyndsay Harshman

Lyndsay Harshman

Associate professor of pediatrics-nephrology, dialysis and transplantation

Benjamin Linden

Benjamin Linden

Third-year medical student in the Carver College of Medicine and Graduate and Professional Student Government representative

Cheryl Reardon

Cheryl Reardon

Chief human resources officer and associate vice president, ex-officio member

Engage with the process

You will have multiple opportunities to engage with the search as it progresses.