Daniel (DJ) Yunek, RN, BSN, CNOR

Quality Engineer


  • Analyze and report quality measures and resource management utilization
  • Evaluate processes and outcomes of care and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Provide guidance for statistical reporting
  • Provide benchmark data for hospital units and departments
  • Assist with implementation and compliance reporting of recommended national healthcare quality standards
  • Educate University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics staff in performance measurement, analysis, and improvement
  • Facilitate performance improvement teams


  • Bachelor of Science Nursing – Coe College


  • Certified Perioperative Nurse (CNOR)

Special Interests and Activities:

  • Amana Colonies Folksinger
  • Amana History Society board member
  • AYSO coach
  • Cooking
  • Wood working
  • Home Improvement
  • Travelling and Cultural exchange


Phone: 319-678-7913
Address: C52-F GH
Email: daniel-yunek@uiowa.edu

When asked, “What inspires you?”:

  • Teddy Roosevelt’s “Man in the Arena”
  • While on a Coe College May term trip in Swaziland the rural nurses shared their secret to providing loving care to their community. “Keep it simple, find what needs to be done and do it.”