Dedicated Team of Leaders | John Stoddard Cancer Center
UnityPoint Health - John Stoddard Cancer Center


Charged with providing overall strategic direction, members of the John Stoddard Cancer Center leadership team work together to make sure only the best possible care is provided to patients and families. You may never meet these individuals personally, but their hard work and dedication will be shown in the outstanding care that patients will receive at John Stoddard Cancer Center.

  • Executive Director - Sarah Zeidler, MHA
  • Medical Director - Andrew Nish, MD

John Stoddard Cancer Center Advisory Board

  • Gary Kahn, Board Chair
  • Andrew Nish, MD
  • Denise Essman
  • Frank Marcovis
  • Jen Lickteig
  • Joe Soda
  • Kasey Johnson Steen
  • Rich Willis
  • Sarah Zeidler
  • David Stark
  • Ted Lodden
  • Tim Yoho, DPM

Stoddard Co-Management Board

  • Daniel Broker, MD, Medical Oncology and Hematology Associates
  • Robert Behrens, MD, Medical Oncology and Hematology Associates
  • David Lacey, MD, Iowa Radiology
  • Robert Isaak, MD, Stoddard Radiation Oncology
  • David Stark, UnityPoint Health - Des Moines
  • Eric Lothe, UnityPoint Health - Des Moines
  • Jim Rasmussen, UnityPoint Health - Des Moines