Administration and Board of Trustees

Executive Leadership Team (ELT)

Mark Peiffer, Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Des Moines UniversityMark Peiffer
Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Jodi Cahalan, Dean of the College of Health Sciences at Des Moines UniversityJodi Cahalan, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.S., PA-C, DFAAPA
Dean, College of Health Sciences
Steven J. Halm, Des Moines University Dean of the College of Osteopathic MedicineSteven J. Halm, D.O., FAAP, FACP
Dean, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Robert Yoho, Dean of the College of Podiatric Medicine and Science at Des Moines UniversityRobert Yoho, D.P.M., M.S., FACFAS
Dean, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
Phillip Blumberg, Executive Director of the Des Moines University ClinicPhilip Blumberg
Executive Director – Clinic
Kimberly Brown, Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs at Des Moines UniversityKimberly Brown, Ph.D.
Vice President, Enrollment Management and Student Affairs
Mark Danes, Des Moines University Chief Strategic Communications OfficerMark Danes, M.S.
Chief Strategic Communications Officer
Jeffrey Gray, Vice President of Research and Global Initiatives at Des Moines UniversityJeffrey Gray, Ph.D.
Vice President of Research and Global Initiatives
Stephanie GreinerStephanie Greiner, M.S.
Chief Development Officer
Susan Huppert, Des Moines University Chief External and Governmental Affairs OfficerSue Huppert
Chief External and Governmental Affairs Officer
Becky Lade, Des Moines University Chief Human Resources OfficerBecky Lade
Chief Human Resources Officer
Erika Linden, Des Moines University Chief Compliance OfficerErika Linden, MA, CHC
Chief Compliance Officer
Rich Salas, Des Moines University Chief Diversity OfficerRich A. Salas, Ph.D.
Chief Diversity Officer
Carolyn Weaver, Des Moines University Chief Information OfficerCarolyn Weaver, M.B.A.
Chief Information Officer

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the governing body of the University. The Board oversees the affairs of the University and works closely with the President to monitor the strategic initiatives. Board members are community, civic, business and professional leaders committed to the DMU's mission and vision. The University has been a member of the Association of Governing Boards of Colleges and Universities since January 1971.

Emeritus Trustees

  • Anderson, William G., D.O., FACOS
  • Angove, Arthur E., D.O.
  • Brown, Richard D.O.
  • Bucholz, Gilbert S., D.O.
  • Button, Jennie Tripson, D.O.
  • Diamond, Martin D.O.
  • Goldstein, Murray, D.O.
  • Grekin, James A., D.O., MACOI
  • Kotz, Richard M., D.O.
  • Levy, Ralph, D.O.
  • Morain, Stephen M., J.D.
  • Rosenblatt, Edwin, D.P.M.
  • Sutton, Sara E., D.O.
  • Wittmack, C. Arthur
  • Yungclas, Patricia

Deceased

  • Abramsohn, Julius L, D.O.
  • Agnew, John C., D.O.
  • Astley, J.R.
  • Baker, Joseph B., D.O.
  • Baldridge, John
  • Coatney, Richard F., D.O.
  • Connolly, John Jr., Esq.
  • Elmets, Harry B., D.O.
  • Fisher, Sue, D.O.
  • Glanton, Luther T., Judge
  • Glanton, Willie Stevenson, Esq.
  • Groff, Irwin G., D.O.
  • Hannam, H. Dean
  • Kreamer, Robert, M., D.O.
  • Lerner, Alfred D., Judge
  • Levitt, Madelyn M. (Maddie)
  • Magen, Myron S., D.O., FACOP
  • McKinney, Harold E.
  • McKinney II, Max T., D.O., FACFP
  • McNerney, Joseph R., D.O.
  • Mullin, Dorothy V., D.O.
  • Olsen, Ralph A.
  • Petersen, Glenn C.
  • Rothman, David, D.O., MACOI
  • Rosenblatt, Jerry G.,  D.O.
  • Ruza, Paul, D.O.
  • Shimoda, K. George, D.O.
  • Swarzman, Roy L.
  • Toriello, Dante, D.O.
  • Waldinger, Mose
  • Wilson, Bryce, E., D.O.

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