Kevin C. Kregel
Dr. Kevin Kregel was appointed executive vice president and provost in February 2021, after serving as interim executive vice president and provost since July 2020, executive vice provost and senior associate provost for faculty from July 2019, and as associate provost for faculty from September 2014. He earned a bachelor’s degree and doctorate (physiology and biophysics) from the University of Iowa, and subsequently performed an NIH postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Arizona. In 1993, Dr. Kregel joined the faculty at the University of Iowa, and currently holds the rank of full professor. He was department executive officer in the Department of Health & Human Physiology prior to his appointment as associate provost.
Provost Kregel’s activities at the University of Iowa have included service on numerous collegiate and university committees, along with participation on steering committees for two campus-wide cluster hire initiatives. His extramurally funded research laboratory at the University of Iowa has focused on physiological adjustments to exercise, aging, and environmental challenges. He also has been very active in leadership positions at the national level, including service as the chair of committees addressing science policy issues for the Federation of American Societies of Experimental Biology (FASEB) and the American Physiological Society. He is currently serving as the president of FASEB.