Executive Leadership Team (ELT)

Mark Peiffer, Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Des Moines University Mark Peiffer
Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Wallace Boeve, Des Moines University College of Health Sciences Wallace Boeve, Ed.D., PA-C
Dean, College of Health Sciences
Steven Halm, Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine Steven J. Halm, D.O., FAAP, FACP
Dean, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Kevin Smith, Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Kevin Smith, D.P.M., PH.D., FACFAS
Dean, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
Abigail Amissah-Arthur, Des Moines University Office of Research Abigail Amissah-Arthur, Ph.D.
Executive Director of Research
Phillip Blumberg, Executive Director of the Des Moines University Clinic Philip Blumberg
Executive Director – Clinic
Kimberly Brown, Ph.D, M.Ed.
Vice President and Chief Academic Officer
Mark Danes, Des Moines University Chief Strategic Communications Officer Mark Danes, M.S.
Public Affairs Officer and University Historian
Susan Huppert, Des Moines University Chief External and Governmental Affairs Officer Sue Huppert
Chief External and Governmental Affairs Officer
Erika Linden, Des Moines University Chief Compliance Officer Erika Linden, MA, CHC
Chief Compliance Officer
Rich Salas, Des Moines University Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Rich A. Salas, Ph.D.
Chief Diversity Officer
Marc Wachtfogel, Des Moines University Chief Human Resources Officer Marc Wachtfogel, Ph.D.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Carolyn Weaver, Des Moines University Chief Information Officer Carolyn 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.

Trustees Emeriti

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

Deceased

  • Abramsohn, Julius L, D.O.
  • Agnew, John C., D.O.
  • Astley, J.R.
  • Baker, Joseph B., D.O.
  • Baldridge, John
  • Bucholz, Gilbert S., D.O.
  • 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
  • Kotz, Richard M., D.O.
  • 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.
  • Yungclas, Patricia
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