Dr. Warren Gall Appointed to the Iowa Board of Medicine
May 12, 2017
Dr. Warren Gall, founding director of UD’s Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program.
Dr. Warren Gall, founding director of the University of Dubuque’s Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program, was one of two people appointed to the Iowa Board of Medicine by Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds. The appointment, effective May 10, is unpaid and subject to Iowa Senate confirmation.
“The Iowa Board of Medicine, in its regulatory role, safeguards the public health, safety, and welfare of Iowa citizens. I feel quite humbled and honored to serve in this capacity,” Gall said.
Gall, a retired cardiothoracic surgeon, practiced cardiothoracic surgery for 34 years, of which 23 years were in Dubuque. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin, undergraduate and medical school, and completed his residency in general surgery and fellowship in thoracic surgery at the University of Iowa. Gall is board certified in general surgery and thoracic surgery, and he has medical licenses in Iowa and Wisconsin. Gall served on the Iowa Medical Advisory Board for three years.
Gall replaces Dr. Hamed Tewfik, of Iowa City, Iowa.
The other person appointed to the Iowa Board of Medicine was Teresa Garman, of Ames Iowa. She served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1987 to 2002, where she was the chairwoman of the Justice Appropriations Committee. Garman replaces Diane Clarke, of Lake Mills, Iowa.