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Kathy Dean

Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

University of Iowa Health Care (Iowa City, IA)

Kathy Dean is chief marketing and communications officer for University of Iowa Health Care, where she leads reputation, engagement and growth strategies for Iowa’s only academic medical center. She has extensive senior leadership experience with large health systems throughout the U.S., including OHSU and Geisinger. Kathy holds a bachelor’s degree in business economics and a master’s in strategic communications and leadership. She is an active member of the AAMC’s Group on Institutional Advancement and the AHA’s Society for Healthcare Strategy and Marketing Development.