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Jana R. Wessels, JD, MBA

Associate Vice President for Human Resources

Jana Wessels was appointed Associate Vice President for Human Resources on March 1, 2011. In this role she is responsible for all human resource activities within University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine.

Prior to this appointment she had served as interim Associate VP for Human Resources, after serving as Assistant Vice President for Human Resources for UI Health Care and Director of UI Carver College of Medicine Human Resources. In addition to her UI Health Care roles, Wessels has served in several administrative roles throughout the University of Iowa, including as Director of Operations for the Division of Performing Arts in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Director of MBA Admissions and Director of the Executive MBA program, in the Tippie College of Business.

She holds both JD and MBA degrees from The University of Iowa and is a member of the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources and the Society for Human Resource Management.

Portrait of Jana R. Wessels, JD, MBA - Associate Vice President for Human Resources