New Faculty Additions – 2020

Over the coming weeks, the Department of Internal Medicine will introduce faculty members who joined us in 2020 (start dates in parentheses). We are pleased to welcome them to the department. Prakash Doddapattar, MSc, PhD – Research Assistant Professor (8/6/20) Dr. Prakash Doddapattar was recently appointed to the rank of Research Assistant Professor in the […]

FOEDRC announces new pilot grant recipients

The Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center released the following announcement today. The Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center is pleased to announce the results of its tenth round of pilot and feasibility research grants. These grant awards fund innovative pilot projects by early career investigators who are entering the diabetes research field, or established investigators […]

Progress, 10/22-23: Call for Abstracts and Registration

Nothing can stop Progress! For forty years, this CME conference has brought health care providers from all over the state to learn about the latest in treatments, devices, and discoveries. More recently, physicians and pharmacists have combined their expertise to present a broader perspective on some of the most pressing issues in health care. This […]

New Faculty Additions – 2020

Over the coming weeks, the Department of Internal Medicine will introduce faculty members who joined us in 2020 (start dates in parentheses). We are pleased to welcome them to the department. Bhagirath Chaurasia, PhD – Assistant Professor (6-30-20) Dr. Bhagirath Chaurasia joins the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism as an Assistant Professor from a faculty […]

New Faculty Additions – 2020

Over the coming weeks, the Department of Internal Medicine will introduce faculty members who joined us in 2020 (start dates in parentheses). We are pleased to welcome them to the department. Mohamed Modar Abidian, MD (7/1/20) Division of General Internal Medicine Dr. Mohamed Abidian joins the Division of General Internal Medicine as an Associate. Dr. […]

New Faculty Additions – 2020

Over the coming weeks, the Department of Internal Medicine will introduce faculty members who joined us in 2020 (start dates in parentheses). We are pleased to welcome them to the department. Elizabeth Batchelor, MD – Associate (7-31-20) Dr. Elizabeth Batchelor received her MD at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine in Miami, Florida, and […]

ACC conference among the first to go digital

The pressure was on for Giselle Statz, MD, second-year resident, as she attempted to “stump the professor” during her oral presentation at the American College of Cardiology 2020 and World Congress Cardiology Virtual Conference. During their session, “Stump the Professor: A 31-Year-Old Man with Angina,” Statz and her mentor, Milena Gebska, MD, clinical associate professor […]

Matches on the map for 2020

A yearly tradition that comes fast on the heels of Match Day is updating the map that shows where our residents over the last five years attended medical school. The Carver College of Medicine produces a map showing where its graduates go, and we also produce a map showing where our residents go to fellowship. […]

Hal Richerson, MD, 1929–2020

Today, a giant in Internal Medicine was laid to rest at Oakland Cemetery in Iowa City by his immediate family. Hal B. Richerson, MD, was a member of the University of Iowa since 1961, when he joined us for residency and fellowship training in Allergy-Immunology. Although he had brief stints away for further training, including […]

Oana Paun, MD, 1979–2020

The following is a joint message from E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD, Chair and DEO of Internal Medicine, and Steven Lentz, MD, PhD, Chief, Section of Hematology. Colleagues: It is with deep sadness that we relay news of the passing of Oana Valeria Paun, MD, on Friday, surrounded by loved ones. A clinical assistant professor […]