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Weigel Named Associate Vice President, University of Iowa Health Alliance

Weigel, Ron

Ronald J. Weigel, MD, PhD has accepted the position of Associate Vice President, University of Iowa Health Alliance, UI Health Care. In this new position, he will work directly with Vice President of Medical Affairs Jean Robillard on developing the strategic vision for UI Health Care’s role within the UI Health Alliance; oversee Alliance operations within UI Health Care, including primary care, outreach, community-based research and education programs, and other engagement initiatives; and develop a structure and plan for coordinating UI Health Care’s participation in the Alliance. The UI Health Alliance was formed in late June to improve and enhance the scope, quality, and cost-effectiveness of health care services across the state through a strong network of providers.