Cho named Inflammation Program director

Josalyn Cho, MD, assistant professor in Pulmonary, Critical Care, & Occupational Medicine, has been named the next director of the University of Iowa’s Inflammation Program. Cho returned to the University of Iowa, where she earned her medical degree, in 2018, after years as director of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship and Vice Chair of […]

Dale Bieber, MD, MS 1947-2021

It is with a heavy heart that I share with you news of the untimely passing of Dale Bieber, MD, MS. Our hearts go out to Carla, his family, and his close friends. We mourn with them in this sudden and tragic loss. A clinical professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, Dale had […]

Magnetic diabetes treatment attracts NIH funding

“The more we look, the more the transfer of electrons seems to underlie diabetes,” postdoctoral research Calvin Carter, PhD, said in a Q&A with the American Diabetes Association (ADA). That search was borne out last fall, when Carter and MD/PhD student Sunny Huang, PhD, published ground-breaking findings in Cell Metabolism, showing that static electric and […]

2021 Newly Promoted Professors and Associate Professors

Congratulations to all of our faculty on this tremendous achievement! Professors Joseph Dillon, MB, BCh, BAO Professor Endocrinology and Metabolism Amy Dowden, MD Clinical Professor Immunology Dilek Ince, MD Clinical Professor Infectious Diseases Kan Liu, MD, PhD Clinical Professor Cardiovascular Medicine Associate Professors Colleen Campbell, PhD, MS, LGC Clinical Associate Professor Cardiovascular Medicine Ben Davis, […]

New Faculty Additions – 2021

The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to introduce faculty members who joined us in the first quarter of 2021 (start dates in parentheses). We are happy to welcome them to the department. Alpana Garg, MBBS – Clinical Assistant Professor (1-4-21) Dr. Alpana Garg joined the Division of General Internal Medicine after completing an Internal […]

Announcing the 2022–23 Chief Residents

The following is a statement from Vice Chair for Education and Internal Medicine Residency Program Director Manish Suneja, MD. It is with great pride that I announce the 2022–23 Chief Residents for the Internal Medicine Residency Program. The Chief Residents are chosen for their leadership skills, moral integrity, and clinical acumen and are the most […]

Matches on the map for 2021

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 graduating medical students go, and we also produce a map showing where our residents go to […]

Klesney-Tait appointed to national lung transplantation committee

Julia Klesney-Tait, MD, PhD, associate professor in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine, was appointed to the national Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) Lung Transplantation Committee. During this three-year appointment Klesney-Tait will represent the interests of Region 8, which includes Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri, Colorado, and Kansas. The Lung Transplantation Committee is a national committee of […]

Sharif named 4JPP Medical Director

The following is a guest post from the leadership at the University of Iowa’s Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center. Saima Sharif, MD, MS, has been appointed the Medical Director for 4JPP (Team A). This unit located on the main campus of University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics treats primarily hematology/oncology inpatients.  Dr. Sharif is an associate […]

Dr. Abboud turns 90!

On this day, in 1931, François M. Abboud, MD, MACP, was born. Although the pandemic prevents us from celebrating this legend properly today, we wanted to offer the below as a reminder of his impact on medicine, on this department, college, and institution, and the rest of the world by gathering as many encomia and […]