Ian Montgomery


A portrait of Ian Montgomery of the University of Iowa College of Public Health.

Title(s): Emeritus Professor
Department: Health Management and Policy
Office: N212 CPHB
Phone: (319) 384-3862

Ian Montgomery is an Emeritus Professor within the Department of Health Management and Policy.

During his tenure at the University of Iowa College of Public Health, he served in three roles:

  1. Director of the Center for Healthcare Executive Studies and Services, where he directed the Executive MHA program, the Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management, and onsite management training workshops for healthcare organizations. He also co-directed the Office of Healthcare Leadership Education (OHLE), a consortium of the University of Iowa Colleges of Medicine, Business, and Public Health.
  2. Clinical Associate Professor, where he taught the MHA Medical Practice Administration course, plus the EMHA Capstone, Interprofessional HealthCare Administration I, and Strategic Planning and Marketing courses.
  3. Executive in Residence, where he advised 70+ graduate students on professional preparedness and related activities.

Mr. Montgomery earned undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Sociology (1975) and a graduate degree in Health Administration (1979) from the University of Iowa. He has been a Certified Medical Practice Executive since 1985. He worked for more than 35 years developing, administering, and consulting for a wide variety of medical practices across the United States. Ian was most recently CEO of the Iowa City Heart Center, P.C. for eight years, ending after he led negotiations to integrate the group with University of Iowa Healthcare.

Courses Taught

  • Medical Practice Administration
  • Professional Development Seminar Series (5 classes)
  • Integrative Capstone
  • Interprofessional Healthcare Administration I
  • Strategic Planning and Marketing