The University of Iowa

Medical Scientist Training Program

Carver College of Medicine

CURRENT TRAINEES

M1G and M2G - students in the first two years of clinical training

M3G and M4G - students in the first two years of the graduate phase of training, generally fulfilling didactic requirements for the PhD

M5G - students who have completed the comprehensive exam and are doing independent work toward their thesis

M6G - students who have completed and defended their thesis and returned to the clinical curriculum to complete the requirements for the MD

Name Status PhD Department Mentor
Ackell, Andrew M5G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Mark Anderson, MD, PhD  
Arkee, Tina M1G Rotating Nitin Karandikar, MD, PhD (Sum 2015)  
Autenried, Rebecca M2G Rotating E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD (Sum 2015)  
Benavides, Amanda M5G Neuroscience Peg Nopoulos, MD  
Boland, Lauren M1G Rotating Robert Cornell, PhD (Sum 15)

James Ankrum, PhD (Sum 15)
Bongers, Kale M6G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Chris Adams, MD, PhD  
Borcherding, Nicholas M1G Rotating Weizhou Zhang, PhD (Sum 15)  
Cherepanova, Natalya M3G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Andrew Pieper, MD, PhD  
Choi, Michael M2G Chemistry Amnon Kohen, PhD  
Clay, Gwendolyn M6G Molecular and Cellular Biology Mary Wilson, MD  
Coble, Jeffrey M6G Pharmacology Curt Sigmund, PhD  
Cook, Daniel M4G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics David Stoltz, MD, PhD  
Elliott, Eric M5G Molecular & Cellular Biology Fayyaz Sutterwala, MD, PhD  
Falls, Kelly M2G Free Radical & Radiation Biology Douglas Spitz, PhD  
Feddersen, Charlotte M3G Anatomy & Cell Biology Adam Dupuy, PhD  
Fox, Daniel M6G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Chris Adams, MD, PhD  
Fuller, Margaret M1G Rotating John Wemmie, MD, PhD (Sum 2015),  
Gaznick, Natassia M6G Neuroscience Dan Tranel, PhD  
Genova, Rachel M3G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Andrew Pieper, MD, PhD  
Giacalone, Joseph M3G Genetics Edwin Stone, MD, PhD

Budd Tucker, PhD
Gildenberg, Melissa M3G Biochemistry Todd Washington, PhD  
Gregory, Nicholas M6G Neuroscience Kathleen Sluka, PhD  
Grunewald, Matthew M3G Microbiology Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD  
Gu, Sean M5G Molecular and Cellular Biology Steve Lentz, MD, PhD  
Haskins, Cole M2G Epidemiology Betsy Chrischilles, PhD  
Hayes, Michael M5G Molecular & Cellular Biology Daniel Weeks, PhD  
Ho, Kwo Wei M6G Genetics James Potash, MD  
Hoegger, Mark M6G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Michael Welsh, MD  
Huang, Sunny M2G Molecular & Cellular Biology Val Sheffield, MD, PhD  
Iyer, Krishna M6G Biomedical Engineering Eric Hoffman, PhD  
Jareczek, Francis (Frank) M5G Neuroscience Donna Hammond, PhD  
Kim, Marie M5G Immunology John Harty, PhD  
King-McAlpin, Abdul Qaadir M1G Rotating Lee, Amy, PhD (Sum 2015)  
Kreple, Collin M6G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics John Wemmie, MD, PhD  
Lee, John M6G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Bev Davidson, PhD  
Lewis, Carly M3G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Michael Anderson, PhD

John Fingert, MD, PhD
Lim, Tiffany M3G Microbiology Mary Wilson, MD  
Liu, Guanghao M3G Neurosciences Gloria Lee, PhD  
Mambetsariev, Nurbek M5G Immunology Gail Bishop, PhD  
Matasic, Daniel M2G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Barry London, MD, PhD  
McCracken, Jenna M5G Microbiology Lee-Ann Allen, PhD  
Miller, Michael M6G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Michael Henry, PhD  
Monson, Eric M5G Genetics Virginia Willour, PhD  
Nauseef, Jones M6G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Michael Henry, PhD  
Nguyen, Emily M4G Molecular & Cellular Biology Isabelle Grumbach, MD  
Olerich, Kelsey M6G Neuroscience Sue O'Dorisio, MD, PhD  
Park, Jung M5G Anatomy & Cell Biology Ron Weigel, MD, PhD  
Proch, Katherine M5G Neuroscience George Richerson, MD, PhD  
Rasmussen, Tyler M6G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Mark Anderson, MD, PhD  
Reed, Sara M6G Pharmacology Dawn Quelle, PhD  
Rogers, Kai M1G Rotating Blaise Boles, PhD (Sum 2015)

Wendy Maury, PhD (Sum 2015)
Rysavy, Matthew M6G Epidemiology Robert Wallace, MD

Edward Bell, MD
Sandgren, Jeremy M3G Pharmacology Justin Grobe, PhD  
Schoenfeld, Joshua M4G Free Radical and Radiation Biology Doug Spitz, PhD  
Shah, Viral M5G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Michael Welsh, MD  
Sloan, Christina M5G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Richard Smith, MD  
Starks, Rachel M6G Molecular and Cellular Biology Kamal Rahmouni, PhD  
Streeter, Jennifer M6G Anatomy & Cell Biology Francis Miller, MD  
Stump, Madeliene M5G Neuroscience Curt Sigmund, PhD  
Swanton, Amanda M5G Translational Biomedicine Corinne Peek-Asa, PhD  
Teran, Frida M1G Rotating Christopher Adams, MD, PhD (Sum 2015)  
Tereshchenko, Alexander M2G Neuroscience Peg Nopoulos, MD  
Tompkins, Sean M4G Biochemistry Eric Taylor, PhD  
Toral, Marcus M2G Rotating    
Velez, Gabriel M1G Rotating Vinit Mahajan, MD, PhD (Sum 2015)  
Walimbe, Ameya M4G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Kevin Campbell, PhD  
Wheeler, Dorthea M5G Immunology Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD  
Whillock, Amy M1G Rotating Gail Bishop, PhD, (Sum 2015)  
Young, Amy M5G Anatomy & Cell Biology Adam Dupuy, PhD  
Zhang, Michael M4G Microbiology Jon Houtman, PhD