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Former Graduate Students (1992-2012)

Name Degree Degree Date Initial Placement Current Position
Diehl, Edward PhD Spring 1992 Postdoctoral Fellow
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina
Consultant, Mayberry USA, LLC
Wisconsin
Knudson, C. Michael MD/PhD Spring 1992 Resident, Pathology
Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri 
Clinical Professor
Department of Pathology
University of Iowa  
Iowa City, Iowa
Tan, Rosemarie MD/PhD Spring 1992 Resident, Pediatrics
University of California—San Francisco
San Francisco, California 
Pediatrician
Coronado, California 
Dai, Lucia MS Summer 1992    
Roberts, Lewis PhD Summer 1992 Fellow, Gastroenterology
Mayo School of Medicine
Rochester, Minnesota 
Associate Professor
Gastroenterology
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota 
Volk, Kenneth PhD Summer 1992 Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 
Research Scientist
Department of Pediatrics
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa
Anderson, Matthew MD/PhD Spring 1993 Resident, Pathology
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 
Associate Professor
Department of Neurology
Harvard University
Boston, Massachusetts 
Schoderbek, William MD/PhD Spring 1993 Resident, Internal Medicine
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia 
Private Practice
Internal Medicine
Helena, Montana 
Powers, Scott MS Summer 1993    
Frattali, Anne Eder MD/PhD Spring 1993 Resident, Pathology
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
Medical Director
Department of Pathology
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
Matsuda, James MD/PhD Fall 1993 Resident, Pediatrics
University of Hawaii
Honolulu, Hawaii 
Staff Physician
Department of Pediatrics
IHP Pediatrics
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 
Meyer, Andrew PhD Fall 1993 Assistant Professor
Concordia College
Moorhead, Minnesota 
Associate Professor
Department of Natural Sciences
Dalton State College
Decatur, Georgia 
Tverberg, Lois PhD Fall 1993 Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
Hope College
Holland, Michigan 
Richardson-Wallace, Jeanne MD/PhD Summer 1994 Resident, Pediatrics
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota 
Physician
Department of Pediatrics
Allina Medical Clinic
Forest Lake, Minnesota 
Thomas, Dianna PhD Fall 1994    
Shi, Hong PhD Summer 1995 Postdoctoral Associate, Physiology and Biophysics
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 
Physician
Private Practice
Greensburg, Pennsylvania 
Guo, Wei PhD Fall 1995 Postdoctoral Fellow, Cell Biology
Yale University
New Haven Connecticut 
Professor
Department of Cell Biology
University of Pennsylvania  
Motto, David MD/PhD Fall 1995 Postdoctoral Fellow, Physiology and Biophysics
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 
Associate Member
Bloodworks Northwest Research Institute
Seattle, Washington  
Witte, Sonia PhD Fall 1995 Adjunct Professor
Massachusetts Pharmaceutical College
Boston, Massachusetts 
Adjunct Professor
Massachusetts Pharmaceutical College
Boston, Massachusetts
Yang, Bin PhD Fall 1995 Postdoctoral Fellow
Stanford University
Palo Alto, California 
Research Scientist
Genentech
San Francisco, California 
Carson, Mark MD/PhD Spring 1996 Resident, Urology
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 
Physician
Oregon Urology Institute
Springfield, Oregon 
Liao, Dezhi PhD Spring 1996 Postdoctoral Fellow
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland 
Associate Professor
Department of Neuroscience
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota 
Wemmie, John MD/PhD Spring 1996 Resident, Psychiatry
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 
Professor
Department of Psychiatry
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 
Davis, David PhD Summer 1996 Research Associate, Pathology
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois 
Research Scientist
Genentech
San Francisco, California 
Winter, Michael PhD Fall 1996 Research Fellow
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 
Assistant Research Scientist
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa
Pattekar, Mandar MS Spring 1997    
Anderson, Michael G. PhD Fall 1997 Postdoctoral Fellow
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
The Jackson Lab
Bar Harbor, Maine 
Professor
Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 
Li, Zhi "Jason" MD/PhD Spring 1998 Resident, Internal Medicine
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 
Resdient
Ambulatory Care
University of Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky 
Gurnett, Christina MD/PhD Spring 1998 Resident, Pediatrics
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 
Professor
Departments of Neurology and Pediatrics
Washington University Children's Hospital
St. Louis, Missouri 
Abell, Amy PhD Summer 1998 Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Colorado
Boulder, Colorado 
Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Memphis
Memphis, Tennessee  
Shirke, Aneil MD/PhD Summer 1998 Resident, Psychiatry
Columbia University
New York, New York 
Psychiatrist and Psychoanalyst and Instructor
New York, New York
Adams, Christopher MD/PhD Spring 1999 Resident, Internal Medicine
University of Texas Southwest
Dallas, Texas 
Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 
Cotten, Joseph MD/PhD   Resident, Medicine
Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts 
Research Fellow
Department of Anesthesia
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California 
Short, Daniel MD/PhD Spring 1999 Resident, Internal Medicine
Mayo School of Medicine
Rochester, Minnesota
Fellow
Endocrinology
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota 
Sinn, Patrick PhD Fall 1999 Postdoctoral Fellow, Pediatrics
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 
Research Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa  
Lim, Leland MD/PhD Spring 2000 Resident, Medicine
Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri 
Staff Physician and Clinical Assistant Professor
VA Palo Alto Healthcare System and Stanford School of Medicine  
Petersen, Greg MS Spring 2000 Instructor, Biology and Advanced Biology Science Faculty
Department of Biotechnology
Kirkwood Community College  
Coleman, Sean PhD Summer 2000 Assistant Professor, Biology
University of the Ozarks
Clarksville, Arkansas 
Professor
Department of Biology
University of the Ozarks
Clarksville, Arkansas 
Kao, Aimee MD/PhD Summer 2000 Resident, Medicine
Beth Israel Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts 
Clinical Fellow
Department of Behavioral Neurology
University of California—San Francisco
San Francisco, California 
Sifri, Nadia MS Summer 2000    
Boontaveekul, Luecha MS Fall 2000    
Looft-Wilson, Robin PhD Fall 2000 Postdoctoral Fellow, Cell and Molecular Physiology
Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut 
Associate Professor and Director of Neuroscience
Department of Kinesiology
College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, Virginia  
Shi, Qi PhD Spring 2001 Research Associate, Genetics
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio 
Research Associate
Department of Genetics
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio 
Watson, Robert PhD Spring 2001 Postdoctoral Fellow, Physiology
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 
Instructor
Department of Pharmaceutical Science
State University of New York—Stony Brook
Stony Brook, New York 
Banulescu, Sultana MS Summer 2002 Graduate Research Assistant, Radiation Oncology
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 
Fellow
Department of History of Medicine
Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey 
Granovsky, Alexey PhD Fall 2002 Research Associate
Institute of Cancer Research
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois 
Croatia
Epping, Eric MD/PhD Spring 2003 Resident, Psychiatry
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa  
Kang, Myoung-Goo PhD Spring 2003 Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 

Adjunct Faculty, University of Texas Medical Branch
Principal Investigator, Center for Cognition and Sociality
Institute for Basic Science
Daejeon, Korea 

Smith, Sonja MS Spring 2003 Research Assistant II, Biological Sciences
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 
Research Specialist, Rheumatology,
University of Iowa 
Iowa City, Iowa 
Walters, Robert MD/PhD Spring 2003 Resident
Preliminary Medicine
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa  

Physician
Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center of New Mexico

Yarbrough Brown, Tracy MD/PhD Spring 2004 Resident, Family Medicine
Broadlawns Medical Center
Des Moines, Iowa 
Associate Professor
Departments of Pharmacology and Physiology
George Washington University
Washington, DC  
Khan, Ahmir MD/PhD Spring 2004 Resident, Internal Medicine
Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois 
Physician
Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois 
Rovinsky, Sherry MS Spring 2004 Research Assistant II, Dermatopathology
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 
Research Associate
UT Southwestern
Medical Center
Whyte, Doug PhD Fall 2005 Research Officer
University of Melbourne
Howard Florey Institute
Melbourne, Australia 
 
Farmen, Sara MD/PhD Spring 2006 Medical Scientist Training Program, Pathology
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan 

Physician
Pathology, Aurora BayCare Medical Center
Green Bay, WI

Bai, Jing MS Spring 2006    
Lyngdoh, Namrhen MS Summer 2006   Physician Assistant, Pennsylvania
Pishchulina, Anna MS Summer 2006 Research Scientist
Abbott Laboratories
Glenview, Illinois 

Director, Strategy and Planning CIS, Emerson Flow Group, Moscow, Russia

Al-Rousan, Rabaa MS Spring 2007    
Boudreau, Ryan PhD Spring 2008 Postdoctoral Scholar
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 
Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa  
Ainsley, Joshua PhD Spring 2009 Postdoctoral Scholar
Tufts University
Boston, Massachusetts 
Senior Director of Data Science, Vroom, New York, NY
(Barren) Sreenilayam, Brandy PhD Spring 2009 Teaching Position
Illinois College
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
State University of New York—Brockport
Brockport, New York  
Chang, Michael MD/PhD Spring 2009 Resident
Maimonides Hospital
Brooklyn, New York 
Radiologist, St. Joseph Hospital Health Center, Syracuse, NY
Drake, Justin PhD Spring 2009 Postdoctoral Fellow
University of California—Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California 
Assistant Professor
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey 
Kerov, Vasiliy PhD Spring 2009 Postdoctoral Fellow
Yale University
 
Schmidt, Jennifer MS Spring 2009 Continuing Research  
(Wegman) Points, Lauren PhD Spring 2009 Postdoctoral Fellow, Radiation Oncology
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 
Research Associate
Department of Health and Human Physiology
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa  
Xu, Weidong PhD Spring 2009 Postdoctoral Fellow, Pharmacology
University of Illinois
Pediatric Researcher, Evanston Hospital
Ziemann, Adam MD/PhD Spring 2009 Resident, Internal Medicine
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 
Associate Medical Director, Neuroscience Development
AbbVie
Chicago, Illinois
Hehnly, Heidi PhD Summer 2009 Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Massachusetts
Worcester, Massachusetts 
Assistant Professor
SUNY Upstate Medical School 
(Trantow) McDowell, Colleen PhD Fall 2009 Postdoctoral Fellow
University of North Texas
Fort Worth, Texas
Assistant Professor
University of North Texas Health Sciences Center 
Fineberg, Sarah MD/PhD Spring 2010 Resident
Yale New Haven Hospital
New Haven, Connecticut 
Instructor, Yale University MYSM School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Pierce, Stephanie PhD Spring 2010 Postdoctoral Fellow
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 
Regulatory Affairs Scientist, Duke University, Chapel Hill, NC
Svensson, Robert PhD Spring 2010 Postdoctoral Fellow
University of California—San Diego
San Diego, California 
Senior Scientist, Nimbus Therapeutics, Cambridge, MA
Mao, Mao PhD Spring 2010 Postdoctoral Fellow, Ophthalmology
University of California—San Francisco
San Francisco, California
Associate Specialist, University of California, San Francisco
Stringer, Dan PhD Fall 2010 Postdoctoral Fellow
National Cancer Institute
Field Application Specialist, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Frederick, MD
Barnes, Matt PhD Spring 2011 Postdoctoral Fellow
Lab of Valerie Weaver 
University of California—San Francisco
San Francisco, California 
 
Weatherford, Eric PhD Spring 2011 Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 
Postdoctoral Associate
University of Iowa
 
Collier, Daniel PhD Fall 2011 Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology
University of Vermont  
Esser, Alison PhD Fall 2011 Postdoctoral Fellow
Lab of Kathy Weilbacher 
Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri 
 
Pelham, Chris PhD Spring 2012   Research Assistant Professor, Creighton University, Omaha, NE
He, Julie MD/PhD Spring 2012 Internal Medicine
MaGaw Medical Center at
Northwestern University 
Clinical Fellow, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
DeGrande, Sean PhD Fall 2012 Medical Student
Ohio State University
Resident, Cleveland Clinic
Kim, Kristin MS Fall 2012    
Raddant, Ann PhD Fall 2013 Assistant Professor
Master of Physician Assistant Studies
St. Ambrose University
Davenport, Iowa 
 
Kaiser, Eric MD/PhD Spring 2014 Neurology
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
 
Shearer, Eliot MD, PhD Spring 2014 Otolaryngology
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 
 
Lee, Sora PhD Fall 2014 Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Pennsylvania
Inside Sales Representative
STEMCELL Technologies
Vancouver, Canada 
Thommandru, Bernice MS Spring 2015 Research Intern
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 
 
Miller, Michael MD/PhD Spring 2015 Resident
Department of Pediatrics
Vanderbilt University 
 
Nauseef, Jones MD/PhD Spring 2015 Resident
Department of Internal Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical School
 
Dyle, Michael PhD Spring 2015 Postdoc, Internal Medicine, University of Iowa  
Kreple, Collin MD/PhD Spring 2015 Resident
Department of Neurology
University of California, San Francisco 
 
Lee, John MD/PhD Spring 2015 Resident
Department of Psychiatry
University of California, Los Angeles
Semel Institute for Neuroscience 
 
Hoegger, Mark MD/PhD Spring 2015 Resident
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 
Research Resident, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Hedberg Buenz, Adam PhD Spring 2015 Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 
 
Hsiao, Jordy PhD Spring 2015 Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 
Agilent Technologies
Santa Clara, California
Bongers, Kale MD/PhD Spring 2016 Resident, Internal Medicine, University of Michigan  
Fox, Daniel MD/PhD Spring 2016 Resident, Internal Medicine, Washington University  
Rasmussen, Tyler MD/PhD Spring 2016 Resident, Internal Medicine, University of Iowa  
Gyore, Jacob MS Fall 2016    
Tesdahl, Natalya MS Spring 2017      
Shah, Viral MD/PhD Spring 2017 Resident, Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital  
Wang, Shiyi PhD Fall 2017 Postdoc, Duke University  
Mao, Suifang PhD Fall 2017 Postdoc, University of California, Berkeley  
Molinarolo, Steven PhD Spring 2018 Postdoc, University of Iowa  
Cook, Daniel MD/PhD Spring 2018 Resident, Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University  
Sloan-Heggen, Christina MD/PhD Spring 2018 Resident, Pediatric Medical Genetics, University of Michigan  
Moose, Devon MS Spring 2018 PhD Student, Cancer Biology Program, University of Iowa