Jennifer Vermeer

Jennifer Vermeer, MPA

Assistant Vice President for Population Health and External Affairs


Jennifer Vermeer has been with University of Iowa Health Care since August 2014, focusing on improving population health, increasing health quality, and reducing costs.

With more than 20 years of health care leadership experience, she previously served as the director of Iowa Medicaid in the Iowa Department of Human Services from 2008 to 2014. She has a history of developing and implementing new payment models and leading major health delivery reforms.

Vermeer was honored as a Robert Wood Johnson Medicaid Leadership Institute Fellow in 2012 and as the Iowa Primary Care Association Underserved Champion of the Year in 2011.





MPA, University of Arizona, Tucson, Ariz.