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.
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.