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Dean Clinic

The Leadership of Dean Clinic

Todd Burchill
System Vice President of Strategy, Communications and Marketing

Carolyn J. Ogland, MD
Vice President of Medical Affairs


Steven R. Caldwell
System Vice President of Finance - Wisconsin


W. Gehren Rall
Vice President of Finance


Thomas N. Kirschbaum
General Counsel - Wisconsin

Linda Taplin-Statz
System Vice President of Human Resources - Wisconsin


Stewart Watson, MD
President and CEO

Dean Clinic Board of Directors

John G. Rose, Jr, MD, Chair

Jane K. Pearson, MD, Vice Chair

Franklin P. Bendewald, MD

Tracy P. Cotter, MD

Amy E. Daley, MD

Gaurov Dayal, MD

Russell J. Hermus, MD

Chris D. Howard

Eric R. Lyerla, MD

Shane H. Peng, MD

John M. Phelan, MD

Paul M. Reber, DO

William P. Thompson

Adam C. Tierney, MD


Dean Health Plan

The Leadership of Dean Health Plan

Kevin J. Borchert
Vice President of Product, Risk & Analytics

John C. McWilliams

J.C. McWilliams
System Vice President of Strategy & Network Management

Frank L. Lucia

Frank L. Lucia
President and CEO







Dean Health Plan Board of Directors

Michelle Behnke

Mark Covaleski, PhD

Gaurov Dayal, MD

Chris Howard

Ralph Kauten

Jane Pearson, MD

Shane Peng, MD

John Phelan, MD, Chair

John Rose, MD

William Thompson

Dean Foundation

The Leadership of Dean Foundation

Julie Pofahl

Julie Pofahl

Dean Foundation Board Chair


Anne Koplin, MD

Medical Director

Dean Foundation Board of Directors

Julieanne Pofahl, RN, BS, Chair

Abigail Christiansen, MD, Vice Chair

Theresa Behrs, MD, Secretary

David Gorwitz, Treasurer


Sandra Bruhn

Daniel Danahy, MD

Marshall Heyworth

Thomas Oakley

Victoria Szewczyk, MBA, CPA

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