Stoltz named Pulmonary Division Director

The message below was sent to the Department of Internal Medicine earlier today. I have the great pleasure to announce that David A. Stoltz, MD, PhD, has been named Director of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine, effective December 1. We are grateful for the 11 years of leadership that his predecessor, […]

Milhem named HOBMT Division Director

The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to announce that Mohammed Milhem, MBBS, will become the next Director of the Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Blood & Marrow Transplantation, after serving as Interim Division Director for the past 3 months. Our decision to defer plans to launch a national search for a permanent Division Director […]

Durairaj to succeed McGowan as ICVA Section Chief in pulmonary medicine

After more than two decades leading pulmonary care at the Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center (ICVA), Stephen McGowan, MD, professor in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine, is stepping down from his position as Pulmonary Section Chief. During his time as chief, Dr. McGowan remained dedicated to caring for his patients, led the pulmonary […]

Karley Wahl joins the Internal Medicine Human Resources Team

The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to welcome Karley Wahl, PHR, who joins our Human Resources team as an HR Generalist. Wahl has more than 11 years’ experience in private sector human resources, specializing in issues related to compensation and compliance, systems design and information technology, recruitment, training, and risk management. Wahl will pick up […]

Tvedte joins Internal Medicine as Division Administrator

The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to announce the appointment of Ann Tvedte, MBA, to the position of Division Administrator in the Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Blood & Marrow Transplantation (HOBMT). She assumes responsibility for the division’s clinical and financial activities from Patty Hession, who is retiring in December from the University of […]

Fall 2021 CES campaign: CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank

The Community & Engagement Services (CES) committee in the Department of Internal Medicine is excited to announce that our engagement drive this fall will be for CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank. Beyond its direct threats to health, the pandemic has placed many in economic peril. Whether it was due to the loss of income […]

Steven Lentz, MD, PhD, steps down as Hematology Section Chief

After three years as Section Chief of Hematology in the Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Blood & Marrow Transplantation, Steven Lentz, MD, PhD, Henry Hamilton Chair in Hematology, is stepping down. For an impressive 13 years before the division’s reorganization in 2018, Dr. Lentz served as Director for the Division of Hematology and Oncology. We […]

Allen joins Internal Medicine as Division Administrator

The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to announce the appointment of Danielle Allen, MBA, to the position of Division Administrator for the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism. She assumes responsibility for the division’s clinical and financial activities from Megan Beasmore, who has been serving in an interim capacity. Under the guidance of Beasmore and […]

Dale Shanklin joins Internal Medicine Human Resources team

The Internal Medicine Office of Human Resources is pleased to announce the addition of Dale Shanklin, MS, to the team as an HR associate. Shanklin joins us from Purdue University, where he was working as a Residence Education Coordinator in the university’s Department of Resident Life. In that role he helped hire, train, supervise, and […]

State of the Department, 2020

The following is an abridged and edited transcript of last week’s State of the Department address. To view the entire presentation, click here (hawkid login required). Good afternoon, everyone. It’s a real pleasure and honor to be delivering the State of the Department address. I look forward to this every year. This has been a […]