Dean of Medical School at USD retiring

VERMILLION, S.D. (WNAX) – Dr. Mary Nettleman, Dean of the Medical School at the University of South Dakota announced earlier this year that she would retire at the end of June.

USD President Sheila Gestring says that will be a big change.


Gestring says they have put together a large search committee from the states medical and education communities.

Gestring says they hope to attract some top level candidates.

According to, Nettleman was paid just over $598,000 last year.