Kumar education award to strengthen Iowa’s Allergy / Immunology fellowship curriculum

Bharat Kumar, MD, MME, Associate Rheumatology Fellowship Program Director and Clinical Assistant Professor in Immunology, received the 2021 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) Educator Development Award. The one-year, $45,000 award will fund Kumar’s project, “Development of an Autoimmune Disease and Immunomodulator Use Online Curriculum for Allergy/Immunology Fellows.” Kumar will be recognized during the 2021 […]

Allergy / Immunology, Endocrinology, and Rheumatology Fellows Graduation, 2020

For the last couple years, these three fellowship programs have combined their graduation celebrations for a number of reasons. The most obvious is that two of them—Allergy / Immunology and Rheumatology—are both housed within the Division of Immunology, a strength lent to both fellowship programs. Faculty within the division can easily “cross the hall” to […]

New Fellows Welcome, 2019

Just as they did when they said good-bye to their graduates, the fellowships in Allergy/Immunology, Endocrinology, and Rheumatology combined forces to welcome their new fellows. Earlier this month, faculty and staff convened in the Immunology conference room to enjoy some cupcakes and an ice cream bar while taking the opportunity to get to know one […]

Allergy / Immunology, Endocrinology, and Rheumatology Fellows Graduation, 2019

As with last year the Divisions of Immunology and of Endocrinology and Metabolism combined their respective fellowship graduations into one event. A ballroom in the Coralville Marriott was carefully prepared to handle the influx of the two divisions’ worth of guests. But before attendees even entered they were greeted with displays honoring each of that […]

Allergy/Immunology and Rheumatology Fellows Graduation, 2017

Hard work on shared passions is one of the quickest ways to form deep and long-lasting bonds. This idea was affirmed this week as the Division of Immunology celebrated its graduating fellows. Guests were created upon arrival at the Terry Trueblood Recreation Area Lodge with stations honoring each of the fellows. Photographs and name placards […]