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The Iowa Board of Medicine has named Kent M. Nebel, J.D., as its new Executive Director. Mr. Nebel has served as the Board’s Legal Director for nearly 20 years and as its Interim Executive Director since July 2018. Mr. Nebel received a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Iowa and a law degree from Drake University. The Board noted Mr. Nebel’s comprehensive understanding of the Board’s operations and the laws and rules governing the Board. The Board also recognized Mr. Nebel’s longstanding relationships with important stakeholders including physicians and other health care providers, other state licensing boards, state and federal regulators, local and national professional organizations, legislators, attorneys and the Federation of State Medical Boards. When asked about this important appointment, Mr. Nebel stated, “First and foremost, I will strive to maintain the Iowa Board of Medicine as a national leader in the effective licensure and regulation of physicians.” Mr. Nebel will begin serving as the Executive Director on February 22, 2019.

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