Faculty & Staff

Jeffrey Pettit Jeff Pettit, Ph.D., M.A.
Interim Director of OCRME
Associate Professor (Clinical), Family Medicine
Consultant-Resident and Faculty Development
(319) 335-9910 
jeffrey-pettit@uiowa.edu

Jeff Pettit is Associate Director of OCRME and Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine. He has been with OCRME since 2006. Jeff provides consultation in the areas of instructional design and curriculum development, resident and faculty teaching skills, and leadership and team development. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Business Administration with a major in Human Resources from The University of Iowa. He has many years of experience in academia and business. Jeff has taught a wide variety of courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He has provided organization development consulting and facilitation to an assortment of businesses in the areas of leadership and teams. He has been published in leading journals and presented topics at the regional, national, and international levels. Jeff works closely with the Graduate Medical Education office to provide teaching skills and leadership training to residents and fellows. He will be teaching Instructional Design and Technology, Leadership in Medical Education, and Curriculum Development in Medical Education.


Patrick Barlow Patrick Barlow, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
Consultant-Program Evaluation
(319) 384-4291
patrick-barlow@uiowa.edu

Pat Barlow came to OCRME in September 2014 as a Research Design & Evaluation Consultant. Originally from the Minneapolis area, he completed his B.A. in English and Psychology at Saint John’s University (Collegeville, MN) before moving south to complete his Ph.D. in Evaluation, Statistics, & Measurement at the University of Tennessee. Pat has completed a number of evaluation projects spanning higher education, statewide college access networks, public health, and non-profit programs. For four years, he worked as a Statistical & Research Design Consultant at the UT Graduate School of Medicine where he developed, taught, and assessed the residency curriculum on research methods and statistics. Some of Pat’s research and teaching interests include evaluation and assessment in undergraduate and graduate medical education; survey design and construction; teaching statistics and research methods in medical education; and translational science evaluation. He will be teaching the following courses: Educational Research and Evaluation.


Stephanie Burnett, B.A.
Support Staff-Secretary III
(319) 335-8901 
stephanie-burnett@uiowa.edu


Daniel Johnsen Dan Johnsen, B.S.
Senior Application Developer
Computer-Based Instruction 
(319) 335-6565
daniel-johnsen@uiowa.edu

 

Clarence Kreiter, Ph.D.
Professor, Family Medicine
Consultant-Statistics and Measurement
(319) 335-8906 
clarence-kreiter@uiowa.edu

Clarence D. Kreiter is a Professor in the College of Medicine and the Office of Consultation and Research in Medical Education at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.  Dr. Kreiter received his PhD in quantitative psychology, measurement and statistics.  He serves on editorial board for two medical education journals and has published extensively on topics related to innovative cognitive and clinical skills assessment, statistical selection methods, research design, simulation, Bayesian reasoning, generalizability theory, and validity generalization.  He consults across the college on medical research design and statistics.  He will be teaching the following courses: Introduction to Educational Measurement in Medical Education and Assessment in Medical Education.


Donna Lancianese, Ph.D.
Program Coordinator
Consultant-Program Evaluation and Research
(319)335-9760
donna-lancianese@uiowa.edu

Donna Lancianese came to the OCRME in the fall 2017 as a Program Coordinator. She earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of Iowa, where she focused on research methods, group processes, and gender. Before coming to OCRME, she performed evaluation research for substance use treatment centers in Iowa and substance use training programs at the University of Iowa.


Susan (Mitchell) Lenoch, M.A.
Instructional Services Manager
Consultant-Instructional Design
(319) 335-8907 
susan-lenoch@uiowa.edu

Susan Lenoch is an education consultant who has been with the Office of Consultation and Research in Medical Education (OCRME) since 1986. Her undergraduate studies were in zoology/chemistry and she worked for several years in research laboratories while pursuing a Master's degree in Instructional Design and Technology. Susan has been involved in projects to develop educational programs and instructional materials for medical students and health care professionals in several fields including basic sciences, geriatrics, psychiatry, preventive cardiology, and transfusion medicine, to name a few. She has participated in two major curriculum revisions for the M.D. program. She has conducted training programs on teaching skills for residents and faculty throughout the College of Medicine and assists them in the design and evaluation of their educational programs.
 


Nathan Lothamer Nathan Lothamer, B.A.
Instructional Services Specialist
Medical Curriculum Repository
(319) 335-8918
nathan-lothamer@uiowa.edu

Nathan Lothamer is an Instructional Service Specialist with the Office of Consultation and Research for Medical Education (OCRME).  Nathan graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in Informatics and has worked with the University of Iowa ever since.  His main responsibility in OCRME is maintaining the Medical Curriculum Repository, a site dedicated to delivering curriculum content to students and faculty.  Other skills include module development, multimedia, Learning Management Systems, Linux, and cracking jokes in meetings.


Robyn Miessler-Kubanek, B.A.
Administrative Services Coordinator
(319) 335-6588 
robyn-kubanek@uiowa.edu


Marcy Rosenbaum Marcy Rosenbaum, Ph.D.
Professor, Family Medicine
Consultant-Faculty Development
(319) 335-8612
marcy-rosenbaum@uiowa.edu

Marcy Rosenbaum is Faculty Development Consultant for OCRME and Professor in the Department of Family Medicine.  She began working at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine in June 1998. She received her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Medical Anthropology from the University of Kentucky. She helped develop and co-directs several comprehensive faculty development programs including the UI Teaching Scholars Program, the Community Teaching Scholars program and the Internal Medicine Fellows as Clinician Educators (FACE) program as well as providing numerous faculty development workshops throughout the College of Medicine.  Her teaching interests include interactive lecturing, providing effective feedback, and clinical teaching.  In the Masters in Medical Education Degree program she teaches courses in Teaching Methods, Clinical Teaching Methods, and Faculty Development. She has taught and conducted research on clinician-patient communication for more than 20 years.  She helped spearhead a comprehensive, longitudinal curriculum in the College of Medicine spanning all 4 years of the curriculum as well as providing faculty development training in communication skills teaching internationally.  Her research interests include medical education, faculty development and clinician-patient communication. She will be teaching the following courses: Clinical Teaching in Medical Education and Teaching and Assessing Communication Skills in Medical Education; Co-Teaching Teaching Methods in Medical Education, Study in Faculty Development, and Portfolio.