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Release: Sept. 13, 2002
American Medical Association CEO Michael Maves to visit UI Sept. 20
Michael D. Maves, executive vice president and chief executive officer of
the American Medical Association (AMA) will visit the University of Iowa Sept.
20 to share his management and leadership perspectives with students, faculty
Maves, who earned his MBA from the UI's Henry B. Tippie College of Business
in 1988, will speak at noon Friday, Sept. 20 in Room W401 of the John Pappajohn
Business Building. His talk to students and guests from the Tippie College
and Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine is part of the NCS Pearson
Leadership Lecture Series.
During his visit, Maves will meet with students from the Graduate Marketing
Association, Tippie College marketing faculty, MBA students studying health
administration and biomedical engineering, and John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial
Center students. Maves will also meet with Dean Gary Fethke and a group of
administrators and faculty from the Tippie College of Business.
"We're proud that one of our alumni has become the leader of the nation's
largest professional physicians group, and we are pleased that he's agreed
to come the University of Iowa to share his experiences and seek his advice,"
Before becoming the AMA's CEO in January 2002, Maves headed the Consumer
Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) in Washington, D.C. At CHPA, a 120-year-old
trade organization representing more than 200 U.S. manufacturers and distributors
of nonprescription (over-the-counter) medicines and dietary supplements, Maves
improved both the group's operational efficiency and financial reserves.
Prior to joining the AMA, he served as executive vice president of the American
Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Inc. (AAO-HNS) from
1994-1999. Under his leadership AAO-HNS increased visibility in Washington
for the 12,000-member physician group, establishing the association's first
political action committee.
An active participant in organized medicine throughout his professional
career, Maves has served as a specialty society representative and alternate
delegate to the AMA House of Delegates as well as a governor of the American
College of Surgeons. At the local level, he has served as a member of the
board of the St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society, a Councilor of the St.
Louis Surgical Society, and a delegate to the Missouri State Medical Association.
Maves was a member of the initial AMA Resource-Based Relative Value Scale
Update Committee and has testified before Congress, the Centers for Medicare
& Medicaid Services (CMS, formerly HCFA) and the Food and Drug Administration.
In addition, he is a consultant to the Clinical Center at the National Institutes
of Health in Bethesda, Md. He currently co-chairs the medical/surgical panel
of the CMS Medicare Coverage Advisory Committee and serves on its executive
A clinically trained and board-certified otolaryngologist, Maves has distinguished
himself in academic circles as well. He served as professor and chairman of
the department of otolaryngology head and neck surgery at Saint Louis
University College of Medicine from 1988-1994. He has also held faculty appointments
at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (1984-1988) and Indiana University
School of Medicine (1981-1984). Presently, he is adjunct professor at the
Saint Louis University School of Medicine.
Maves is the author of nearly 100 peer-reviewed medical journal articles
and book chapters, and has lectured extensively on such topics as head-and-neck
surgery, medical practice and medical economics.
Raised in Ohio, Dr. Maves received his undergraduate degree from the University
of Toledo and his medical degree from The Ohio State University. Maves is
a former captain in the U.S. Army Medical Corps and served in Europe.