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At the forefront of biomedical research

The research enterprise of The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine garnered $229 million in external funding in FY 2016. According to 2019-20 U.S. News & World Report, research in the UI Carver College of Medicine is ranked 38th among public institutions.

The enterprise is overseen by Patricia Winokur, MD, associate dean for clinical and translational sciences and Amy Lee, PhD, assistant dean for research. Robert Piper, PhD, directs the UI Carver College of Medicine’s core research facilities.

Many college faculty members are internationally renowned for their research. Two faculty members are Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators, thirteen are members of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Science and two are members of the National Academies of Sciences.