FUTURE in Biomedicine℠ Fellows Directory

Name

Class Year

Title/Institution at time 
of First Participation

Ugur Akgun, PhD
Assistant Professor of Physics
Coe College
1220 First Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
319-399-8597 | Email  
2014 & 2015 Assistant Professor of Physics
Coe College
Ryan Bezy, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biology
Mount Mercy University
1330 Elmhurst Dr NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
319-363-1323 ext. 1277 | Email
2013, 2014 & 2015 Assistant Professor of Biology
Mount Mercy University
Justin Brown, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biology
Simpson College
701 North C St
Indianola, IA 50125
515-961-1318 | Email
2012 Assistant Professor of Biology
Simpson College
Douglas Brusich, PhD
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
Wartburg College
100 Wartburg Blvd
Waverly, IA 50677 
319-352-8385 | Email
2016 Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
Wartburg College
Karissa Carlson, PhD
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Northwestern College
101 7th St SW, VPH 324
Orange City, IA 51041
712-707-7445 | Email
2009 Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Northwestern College
Debora Christensen, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biology
Drake University
1344 27th St, 328 Olin Hall
Des Moines, IA 50311
515-271-2957 | Email
2012 Assistant Professor of Biology
Drake University
Randy Christensen, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biology
Coe College
1220 First Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
319-399-8753 | Email
2009 Assistant Professor of Biology
Coe College
Barbara Christie-Pope, PhD
Professor of Biology
Cornell College
600 First St West
Mt Vernon, IA 52314
319-895-4395 | Email
2011, 2013 & 2015 Professor of Biology
Cornell College
Gary Coombs, PhD
Assistant Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology
Waldorf College
106 South 6th St
Forest City, IA 50436
641-585-8396 | Email
2011 & 2015 Assistant Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology
Waldorf College
Chinh Dao, PhD
Senior Scientist
Sanofi Pasteur
Orlando, FL
Email
2010 Assistant Professor of Biology
Drake University
Maria Dean, PhD
Professor of Chemistry
Coe College
1220 First Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
319-399-8588 | Email
2011 & 2016 Professor of Chemistry
Coe College
Shawn Ellerbroek, PhD
Associate Professor of Biochemistry
Wartburg College
100 Wartburg Blvd
Waverly, IA 50677
319-352-8679 | Email
2010 & 2014 Associate Professor of Biochemistry
Wartburg College
Jodi Enos-Berlage, PhD
Professor of Biology
Luther College
700 College Dr
Decorah, IA 52101
563-589-3142 | Email
2009 Associate Professor of Biology
Luther College
Kayt Frisch, PhD
Assistant Professor of Engineering and Physics
Dordt College
498 4th Ave NE
Sioux Center, IA 51250
712-722-6303 | Email
2012 Assistant Professor of Engineering and Physics
Dordt College
Nalin Goonesekere, PhD
Associate Professor of Chemistry
University of Northern Iowa
1801 W First St
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
319-273-2949  | Email
2013 Associate Professor of Chemistry
University of Northern Iowa
Melinda Green, PhD
Associate Professor and Department Chair
Department of Psychology and Ringer Distinguished Professor
Cornell College
106E Law Hall
Mt Vernon, IA 52314
319-895-4313 | Email
2015 Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Pyschology
Ringer Distinguished Professor
Cornell College
Melanie Hauser, PhD
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Buena Vista University
610 West 4th St
Storm Lake, IA 50588
712-749-1833 | Email
2016 Associate Professor of Chemistry
Buena Vista University
Heriberto Hernandez, PhD
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Grinnell College
1115 Eighth Ave
Grinnell, IA 50112
641-269-9806 | Email
2015 & 2016 Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Grinnell College
Jerry Honts, PhD
Associate Professor of Biology
Drake University
1344 27th St, 324 Olin Hall
Des Moines, IA 50311
515-271-3927 | Email
2009, 2014 & 2015 Associate Professor of Biology
Drake University
Daniel Jung, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biology
Briar Cliff University
3303 Rebecca St
Heelan Hall 277
Sioux City, IA 51104
712-279-5210 | Email
2016 Assistant Professor of Biology
Briar Cliff University
Adina Kilpatrick, PhD
Assistant Professor of Physics
Drake University
Harvey Ingham Hall of Science
2507 University Ave
Des Moines, IA 50311
515-271-3919 | Email
2013 & 2015 Assistant Professor of Physics
Drake University
Michael Leonardo, PhD
Associate Professor of Biology
Coe College
1220 First Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
319-399-8873 | Email  
2014 Associate Professor of Biology
Coe College
David Lo, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biology
Coe College
1220 First Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
319-399-8850 | Email
2016 Assistant Professor of Biology
Coe College
Shannon Mackey, PhD
Associate Professor of Biology
St. Ambrose University
518 W Locust St
Davenport, IA 52803
563-333-6431 | Email
2009 Assistant Professor of Biology
St. Ambrose University
Kristy McClellan, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biology
Buena Vista University
610 W Fourth St
Storm Lake, IA 50588
712-749-1873 | Email
2011 Assistant Professor of Biology
Buena Vista University
K. Mac McLaughlin, PhD
Associate Consult
Global Scientific Communications
Eli Lilly and Company
2010 Assistant Professor of Psychology
Loras College
Abebe Mengesha, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics
Drake University
2507 University Ave
412 Olin Hall
Des Moines, IA 50311
515-271-2485 | Email
2015 Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics
Drake University
D. Randy Mercer, PhD
Instructor of Natural Sciences
Hawkeye Community College
(Deceased)
2012, 2014 & 2015 Instructor of Natural Sciences
Hawkeye Community College
Adam Moser, PhD
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Loras College
1450 Alta Vista
Dubuque, IA 52001
563-588-7920 | Email  
2014 Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Loras College
Joseph Nguyen, PhD
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Mount Mercy University
1330 Elmhurst Dr NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-4797
319-363-8213 ext. 1300 | Email
2011 & 2015 Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Mount Mercy University
Dan Pratt, PhD
Professor of Science and Mathematics
Graceland University
1 University Pl
Lamoni, IA 50140
641-784-5281 | Email
2009 Associate Professor of Science and Mathematics
Graceland University
Rachel Robson, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medical Microbiology
Saba University School of Medicine
PO Box 1000
Saba, Dutch Caribbean
2010 & 2013 Assistant Professor of Biology
Morningside College
Nilda Rodriguez, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biology
University of Northern Iowa
85 McCollum Science Hall
Cedar Falls, IA 50614
319-273-6505 | Email
2016 Assistant Professor of Biology
University of Northern Iowa
Mary Shawgo, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biology
Graceland University
1 University Pl
Lamoni, IA 50140
641-784-5363 | Email
2013 & 2015 Assistant Professor of Biology
Graceland University
Heidi Sleister, PhD
Associate Professor of Biology
Drake University
1344 27th Street
412 Olin Hall
Des Moines, IA 50311
515-271-3765 | Email
2015 Associate Professor of Biology
Drake University
Marek Sliwinski, PhD
Associate Professor of Biology
University of Northern Iowa
17 McCollum Science Hall
Cedar Falls, IA 50614
319-273-5467 | Email
2016 Associate Professor of Biology
University of Northern Iowa
David Speckhard, PhD
Professor of Molecular and Life Science
Loras College
1450 Alta Vista Blvd
Dubuque, IA 52001
563-588-7133 | Email
2009 Professor of Molecular and Life Science
Loras College
Paul Storer, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biology
Coe College
1220 First Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
319-399-8572 | Email
2012 Assistant Professor of Biology
Coe College
Stephanie Toering Peters, PhD
Associate Professor of Biology
Wartburg College
100 Wartburg Blvd
Waverly, IA 50677
319-352-8694 | Email
2011 & 2014 Assistant Professor of Biology
Wartburg College