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 
Associate 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, 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
Assistant Research Scientist

Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

University of Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa  
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 
McDowell (Trantow), 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 
Research Associate, Salk Institute for Biological Sciences, La Jolla, CA
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 Assistant Research Scientist, 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    
Wang, Shiyi PhD Fall 2017    
Mao, Suifang PhD Fall 2017    
Molinarolo, Steven PhD Spring 2018