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 MPB Mark Anderson, MD, PhD
Arkee, Tina M1G College of Medicine Gail Bishop, PhD (Sum 2014)
Autenried, Rebecca M2G College of Medicine John Engelhardt, PhD (Sum 2014)
Benavides, Amanda M5G Neuroscience Peg Nopoulos, MD
Boland, Lauren M1G College of Medicine Kamal Rahmouni, PhD (Sum 2014)
Bongers, Kale M5G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Chris Adams, MD, PhD
Borcherding, Nicholas M1G College of Medicine George Weiner, MD (Sum 2014)
Cherepanova, Natalya M3G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Andrew Pieper, MD, PhD
Child, Daniel M3G College of Medicine Beverly Davidson, PhD (Sum 2013)
Choi, Michael M2G College of Medicine John Fingert, MD, PhD and Dale Able, MD, PhD (Sum 2014)
Clay, Gwendolyn M5G 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 College of Medicine Dawn Quelle, PhD and Michael Henry, PhD (Sum 2014)
Feazel, Leah M3G Graduate College Independent Study Eri Perencevich, PhD
Feddersen, Charlotte M3G Anatomy & Cell Biology Adam Dupuy, PhD
Fox, Daniel M5G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Chris Adams, MD, PhD
Fuller, Margaret M1G College of Medicine Jerry Weiss, PhD
Gaznick, Natassia M6G Neuroscience Dan Tranel, PhD
Genova, Rachel M3G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Andrew Pieper, MD, PhD
Giacalone, Joseph M3G College of Medicine Budd Tucker, PhD (Fall 2014)
Gildenberg, Melissa M3G Biochemistry Todd Washington, PhD
Gregory, Nicholas M6G Neuroscience Kathleen Sluka, PhD
Grunewald, Matthew M3G College of Medicine Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD (Fall 2014)
Gu, Sean M5G Molecular and Cellular Biology Steve Lentz, MD, PhD
Haskins, Cole M2G College of Medicine Betsy Chrischilles, PhD (Sum 2014)
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 College of Medicine Val Sheffield, MD, PhD and Richard Smith, PhD (Sum 2014)
Iyer, Krishna M5G Biomedical Engineering Eric Hoffman, PhD
Jareczek, Francis M5G Neuroscience Donna Hammond, PhD
Jose, Christo M3G Biochemistry Charlie Brenner, PhD
Kim, Marie M5G Immunology John Harty, PhD
King-McAlpin, Abdul Qaadir M2G College of Medicine Ernie Fuentes, PhD (Sum 2014)
Kreple, Collin M6G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics John Wemmie, MD, PhD
Lee, John M6G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Bev Davidson, PhD
Lewis, Carly M3G College of Medicine John Fingert, MD, PhD (Fall 2014)
Lim, Tiffany M3G Microbioloby Mary Wilson, MD
Liu, Guanghao M3G Neurosciences Gloria Lee, PhD
Mambetsariev, Nurbek M5G Immunology Gail Bishop, PhD
Matasic, Daniel M2G College of Medicine Barry London, MD, PhD (Sum 2014)
McCracken (Parks), 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 (Whittier), 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 M5G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Mark Anderson, MD, PhD
Reed, Sara M6G Pharmacology Dawn Quelle, PhD
Rogers, Kai M1G College of Medicine Kevin Legge, PhD (Sum 2014)
Rysavy, Matthew M6G Epidemiology Robert Wallace, 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 (Smith), Amanda M5G Translational Biomedicine Corinne Peek-Asa, PhD
Teran, Frida M1G College of Medicine Kumar Narayanan, MD, PhD (Sum 2014)
Tereshchenko, Alexander M2G College of Medicine John Wemmie, MD, PhD (Sum 2014)
Tompkins, Sean M4G Biochemistry Eric Taylor, PhD
Toral, Marcus M2G College of Medicine Budd Tucker, PhD (Sum 2014)
Velez, Gabriel M1G College of Medicine Adrian Elcock, PhD (Sum 2014)
Walimbe, Ameya M4G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Kevin Campbell, PhD
Wheeler, Dorthea M5G Immunology Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD
Whillock, Amy M1G College of Medicine Mary Wilson, MD (Sum 2014)
Young, Amy M5G Anatomy & Cell Biology Adam Dupuy, PhD
Zhang, Michael M4G Microbiology Jon Houtman, PhD