Deputy Director

As the state’s chief health strategist in population health, the Iowa Department of Public Health relies on expertise in several areas: quality data, thoughtful communication strategy, precise planning, and a trained and experienced workforce.  The Deputy Director's office oversees these vital functions for the department and provides leadership to staff on our goals and strategies for public health. 

Office of Communications
Iowa Public Health Tracking Portal
Program Profiles
Goals and Strategies
Bureau of Planning Services
IDPH Employment

The department’s Deputy Director is Sarah Reisetter.  Before becoming Deputy Director, Sarah served as chief of the department’s Bureau of Professional Licensure and as the Director of Elections and Voter Registration for the Iowa Secretary of State. 

Contact information
Sarah Reisetter, JD
Lucas State Office Building
Des Moines, IA 50319-0075