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Dean , Gastroenterologist , hepatologist

Rowen Kent Zetterman, American Gastroenterologist, hepatologist. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine, American Board Gastroenterology. Troop chairman Boy Scouts American, 1980-1990; active 1st United Methodist Church, Omaha, since 1976. Fellow American College of Physicians (Board of Governors 1992-1996, chair-elect Board of Governors 1995-1996), American College Gastroenterology (governor 1990-1992).

Background

Zetterman, Rowen Kent was born on July 30, 1944 in York, Nebraska, United States. Son of Verlie L. and Maurine E. (Venell) Zetterman.

Education

Bachelor, Nebraska Wesleyan University, 1966. Doctor of Medicine, University Nebraska, 1969.

Career

Intern University Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, 1969-1970, resident, 1970-1971, resident gastroenterology, 1971-1972, gastroenterologist, since 1976, section chief digestive diseases, 1984-1991, vice chair internal medicine, 1996. Hepatology fellow New Jersey Medical School, Newark, 1972-1974. Gastroenterologist Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, 1974-1976.

Chief medicine department Omaha Veterans Administration Medical Center, 1998—2002. Chief of staff for veterinary affairs Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care Systems, 2002—2009. Dean Creighton University School Medicine, since 2009.

Faculty member Department Internal Medicine Creighton University, 1977, clinical professor internal medicine.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine, American Board Gastroenterology.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Digestive Diseases, 1981-1992, American Journal Gastroenterology, 1991-1997. Contributor 110 articles to medical journals.

Membership

Troop chairman Boy Scouts American, 1980-1990. Active 1st United Methodist Church, Omaha, since 1976. Fellow American College of Physicians (board governors 1992-1996, 96-97, chair-elect board governors 1995-1996, regent since 1997), American College Gastroenterology (governor 1990-1992, vice president 1998-1999, Berk/Fise Clinical Achievement Award, 2008).

Connections

Married Emily Joan Clark, June 4, 1966. Children: David, Justin, Corey.

father:
Verlie L. Zetterman

mother:
Maurine E. (Venell) Zetterman

spouse:
Emily Joan Clark

children:
David Zetterman

Justin Zetterman

Corey Zetterman