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Iowa Board of Podiatry

About Staff & Board

Licensing board for podiatrists, prosthetists, orthotists, and pedorthists

Board Staff

The Iowa Board of Podiatry is staffed by a Board Executive and a Secretary in the Bureau of Professional Licensure, Iowa Department of Public Health. Legal services are provided by the Iowa Attorney General's Office.

Contact Information:
Iowa Board of Podiatry
Bureau of Professional Licensure
Iowa Department of Public Health
Lucas State Office Bldg., 5th Floor
321 East 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0075
Phone (515) 281-4287
FAX (515) 281-3121

Office Hours:
8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Monday through Friday, excluding state holidays

Board Members

The Board is made up of five Iowa licensed podiatrists,two members who are licensed to practice othotics, prosthetics,or pedorthics, and two members who are not so licensed who shall represent the general public. All Board members are appointed by the Governor for three-year terms. A Board member may serve no more than three terms or nine years.

Board Members:

  • serve three-year terms (unless filling an unexpired term),
  • appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate,
  • serve no more than nine years (three full terms).

Iowa Board of Podiatry

  • Dr. Tara Decker-Brock, DPM - 2016 (1)
  • Dr. Mindi Feilmeier, DPM - 2015 (1)
  • Dr. Gregory C. Lantz, DPM - 2016 (2)
  • Dr. John Bennett, DPM - 2017 (2)
  • Dr. Linda Bratkiewicz, DPM - 2016 (1)
  • Gerald Edgar - 2017 (2) Public Member
  • Sara Kleffman - 2015 (1) Public Member
  • Travis Carlson, CPO - 2015 (1)
  • Donald Shurr, CPO, PT - 2015 (1)