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UI Health Care names new Associate VP of HR

IOWA CITY (KWWL) -- UI Health Care has named Jana Wessels as the new Associate Vice President for Human Resources.

"Jana brings an excellent mix of skills and talents to this position. Her extensive experience as a human resources professional and recognized leadership within The University of Iowa community made her the ideal candidate for this important position," Vice President for Medical Affairs Dr. Jean Robillard said.

Wessels has held numerous positions within the University, most recently serving as Interim Associate Vice President for Human Resources for UI Health Care. Previously, she held the position of Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, UI Health Care, and Director of Human Resources for the Carver College of Medicine. Prior to her roles within UI Health Care and the College of Medicine, Wessels has also served as Director of Operations for the Division of Performing Arts in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and Associate Director of Residence Services.

 A 16-member Search Committee composed of physicians, managers, union representatives and others led the search process, with dozens of others participating in interviews of all final candidates. Nearly 70 human resources professionals from across the nation applied for the position.

Wessels holds both MBA and JD degrees from The University of Iowa, and is a resident of North Liberty.

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