2017 SUMR Participants

Participant Name Research Mentor
Department
Clinical Mentor
Department
MSTP Buddy
Hassan Ahamed
University of Iowa
George Richerson, MD, PhD
Neurology
John Buatti, MD
Radiation Oncology, Otolaryngology, & Neurosurgery
Frida Teran, M3G (George Richerson Lab)
Preston Anderson
University of Iowa
John Engelhardt, PhD
Internal Medicine, Anatomy & Cell Biology
Ferhaan Ahmad, MD, PhD
Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular) & Radiology
Guillermo Romano Ibarra, M1G (John Engelhardt Lab)
Jing Chen
New York University
Wendy Maury, PhD
Microbiology
Janice Staber, MD
Pediatrics (Hematology/Oncology)
Kai Rogers, M3G (Wendy Maury Lab)
Matthew Hayden
Simpson College
Frank Zhan, MD, PhD
Internal Medicine (Heme/Onc/BMT)
Jeff Segar, MD
Pediatrics (Neonatology)
Sunny Huang, M4G (Val Sheffield Lab)
Nilusha Navodiya
St. Mary's University
Hanna Stevens, MD, PhD
Psychiatry
Connie Pieper, MD
Neurology
Margaret Fuller, M3G (John Wemmie Lab)
Joanna Obaoye
Marquette University
Curt Sigmund, PhD
Internal Medicine, Pharmacology, & Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Chris Benson, MD
Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular) & Pharmacology
Jeremy Sandgren, M5G (Justin Grobe Lab)
Kyle Robbins
University of Texas - Austin
Maria Spies, PhD
Biochemistry
Polly Ferguson, MD
Pediatrics (Rheumatology)
Fillan Grady, M1G (Joel Geerling Lab)
Angela Schab
University of Iowa
Dawn Quelle, PhD
Pharmacology & Pathology
Vanessa Curtis, MD
Pediatrics (Endocrinology & Diabetes)
Melissa Gildenberg, M5G (Todd Washington Lab)
Alvin Soto Soto
University of Puerto Rico
Gordan Buchanan, MD, PhD
Neurology
Alejandro Comellas, MD
Internal Medicine (Pulm, Critical Care & Occ Med)
Ryan Kelley, M4G (Kumar Naranyanan Lab)
Rebecca Ulrich
High Point University
Lee-Ann Allen, PhD
Internal Medicine (Infectious Diseases), Microbiology
Jason Barker, MD
Internal Medicine (Infect. Diseases), Microbiology
Tiffany Borbon, M5G (Mary Wilson Lab)