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
Alleman, Brandon M6G Translational Biomedicine Jeff Murray, MD
Autenried, Rebecca M1G College of Medicine John Engelhardt, PhD (Sum 2014)
Benavides, Amanda M5G Neuroscience Peg Nopoulos, MD
Bongers, Kale M5G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Chris Adams, MD, PhD
Cherepanova, Natalya M2G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Andrew Pieper, MD, PhD
Child, Daniel M2G College of Medicine Beverly Davidson, PhD (Sum 2013)
Choi, Michael M1G 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 M3G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics David Stoltz, MD, PhD
Cyr, Anthony M6G Free Radical and Radiation Biology Rick Domann, PhD
Elliott, Eric M4G Molecular & Cellular Biology Fayyaz Sutterwala, MD, PhD
Falls, Kelly M1G College of Medicine Dawn Quelle, PhD and Michael Henry, PhD (Sum 2014)
Feazel, Leah M2G Graduate College Independent Study Eri Perencevich, PhD
Feddersen, Charlotte M2G Anatomy & Cell Biology Adam Dupuy, PhD
Fox, Daniel M5G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Chris Adams, MD, PhD
Gaznick, Natassia M6G Neuroscience Dan Tranel, PhD
Genova, Rachel M2G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Andrew Pieper, MD, PhD
Giacalone, Joseph M2G College of Medicine Budd Tucker, PhD (Fall 2014)
Gildenberg, Melissa M2G Biochemistry Todd Washington, PhD
Gregory, Nicholas M6G Neuroscience Kathleen Sluka, PhD
Grunewald, Matthew M2G College of Medicine Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD (Fall 2014)
Gu, Sean M5G Molecular and Cellular Biology Steve Lentz, MD, PhD
Haskins, Cole M1G 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 M1G College of Medicine Val Sheffield, MD, PhD and Richard Smith, PhD (Sum 2014)
Iyer, Krishna M5G Biomedical Engineering Eric Hoffman, PhD
Jareczek, Francis M4G Neuroscience Donna Hammond, PhD
Jose, Christo M2G Biochemistry Charlie Brenner, PhD
Kaiser, Eric M6G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Andy Russo, PhD
Kim, Marie M5G Immunology John Harty, PhD
King-McAlpin, Abdul Qaadir M1G College of Medicine Ernie Fuentes, PhD (Sum 2014)
Kopecky, Benjamin M6G Biology Bernd Fritzsch, PhD
Kreple, Collin M6G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics John Wemmie, MD, PhD
Lee, John M6G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Bev Davidson, PhD
Lewis, Carly M2G College of Medicine John Fingert, MD, PhD (Fall 2014)
Lim, Tiffany M2G Microbioloby Mary Wilson, MD
Liu, Guanghao M2G Neurosciences Gloria Lee, PhD
Mambetsariev, Nurbek M4G Immunology Gail Bishop, PhD
Matasic, Daniel M1G College of Medicine Mark Anderson, MD, PhD (Sum 2014)
McCracken (Parks), Jenna M5G Microbiology Lee-Ann Allen, PhD
Miller, Michael M6G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Michael Henry, PhD
Monson, Eric M4G Genetics Virginia Willour, PhD
Nauseef, Jones M6G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Michael Henry, PhD
Nguyen, Emily M3G Molecular & Cellular Biology Isabelle Grumbach, MD
Park, Jung M4G 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
Rysavy, Matthew M6G Epidemiology Robert Wallace, MD
Sandgren, Jeremy M2G Pharmacology Justin Grobe, PhD
Schoenfeld, Joshua M3G Free Radical and Radiation Biology Doug Spitz, PhD
Shah, Viral M4G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Michael Welsh, MD
Shearer, Aiden M6G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Richard Smith, MD
Sloan, Christina M4G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Richard Smith, MD
Slupe, Andrew M6G Pharmacology Stefan Strack, PhD
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 M4G Translational Biomedicine Corinne Peek-Asa, PhD
Tereshchenko, Alexander M1G College of Medicine John Wemmie, MD, PhD (Sum 2014)
Tompkins, Sean M3G Biochemistry Eric Taylor, PhD
Toral, Marcus M1G College of Medicine Budd Tucker, PhD (Sum 2014)
Trujillo, Jonathan M6G Immunology Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD
Walimbe, Ameya M3G Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Kevin Campbell, PhD
Wheeler, Dorthea M4G Immunology Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD
Whittier, Kelsey M6G Neuroscience Sue O'Dorisio, MD, PhD
Young, Amy M5G Anatomy & Cell Biology Adam Dupuy, PhD
Zhang, Michael M3G Microbiology Jon Houtman, PhD