Wente is the medical director for Iowa Hospice by Harden Healthcare’s Sioux City operations. He has more than 18 years of medical experience with specialties in family medicine and preventive care. In addition to his new position, he serves as a family practice physician at Family Health Care of Siouxland. He also practiced in that same capacity at St. Luke’s Clinic Network in South Sioux City. Previously, Wente worked at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Yokosuka, Japan, where he was recognized with the Navy and Marine Corps Overseas Service Medical Award, Naval Reserve Meritorious Service Medical Award, National Defense Service Medal and Navy Achievement Medal. Wente is certified by the American Board of Family Practice and a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.