College welcomes new leaders

Four_Leaders[io]Four individuals recently were named to key leadership positions in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.

Greg Nelson, MA, was selected as assistant dean and director of the Office of Statewide Clinical Education Programs (OSCEP), which develops and coordinates outreach programs for medical education and community service. Nelson, who had served as administrator at the Northeast Iowa Medical Education Foundation, replaces Roger Tracy, who retired in December after 40 years as the OSCEP director.

Amy Lee, PhD, associate professor of molecular physiology and biophysics, was appointed assistant dean for scientific affairs.

Daniel Tranel, PhD, professor of neurology, was named associate dean of graduate and postdoctoral studies.

Douglas Van Daele (’96 MD, ’97 R, ’99 F, ’03 R), associate professor of otolaryngology and chief medical information officer for UI Hospitals and Clinics, was appointed associate dean of clinical affairs and physician leader of UI Physicians, Iowa’s largest multispecialty medical and surgical group practice.