Program News

University of Iowa MLS Program Graduates, Class of 2017

Emily Borgerding

Emily Borgerding has accepted a position within our very own Department of Pathology (UIHC MLS Practicum student).

Kala Karrow

Kala Karrow (UI MLS graduate) has accepted an MLS position at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids, IA.

Vy Ho

Vy Ho (UI MLS graduate) has accepted an MLS position at Rush Medical Center in Chicago, IL.

Ngoc Pham

Ngoc Pham (UI MLS graduate) has accepted an MLS position at Great River Medical Center in Burlington, IA.


Allen College MLS Program Class of 2016-2017


University of Iowa MLS students who are rotating in non-UIHC hospital laboratories

Vy Ho (left) and Ngoc Pham (right)


MLS Program Class of 2015-2016

Left to right: Trang Dang, Tom Preston, Darcy Dochterman and Kiona Ervin
Absent from class photo: Luke Barta and Sohila Mohamed

Coen Olson

The UIHC graduation ceremony was Friday, July 15, 2016, in the HP Smith conference room. Dr. Matthew Krasowski honored the graduates and the clinical instructors who attended. Certificates and MLS program pins were distributed to all the graduates by Dr. Krasowski, Director of the Clinical Laboratories and Norma Ward, MLS Program site coordinator.


MLS Program Scholarship Awardees

Darcy Dochterman received the Imogene Fisher Scholarship award for her essay that focused on her experience in both Biology and during her Medical Laboratory Scientist training. She gave multiple examples of her volunteer work in the Cedar Rapids and Waterloo communities which demonstrated her professional skills and her sensitivity towards others. She wants to continue her education, working towards the Pathologist Assistant training, advancing her career in Pathology.

Kiona Ervin received the Delores Cordell Scholarship award for her essay about enhancing the recruitment of minority students to the Medical Laboratory Sciences profession. She clearly wants to assist in creating opportunities for the future workforce and outlined a well thought out plan. Kiona clearly demonstrated her dedication to the MLS profession.