Day pilots unique residency program, tracks with career theme

Jonathan Day, MD, PharmD, has stayed open to opportunity, which is what made him the perfect first recruit at Iowa for the NIH-funded Stimulating Access to Research in Residency (StARR) program. StARR provides protected, mentored time and funding for a second-year pediatrics or internal medicine resident to spend a year with dramatically reduced clinical responsibilities, […]

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, […]

Stoltz elected to national PSTP development committee

David Stoltz, MD, PhD, professor of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine, was elected as a General Assembly Member to the American Society for Clinical Investigations (ASCI) Physician-Scientist Development Committee. During their monthly committee meetings, the Physician-Scientist Development Committee monitors, creates, and supports programming for early-career physician-scientists. “As co-director of both the Carver College of […]

StARR grant offers Peds, IntMed residents research opportunities

Training programs at Iowa have always promised flexibility, offering opportunities to tailor specifics in order to meet long-term career goals. Now, with the receipt of a four-year, $1.3M R38 grant from the NIH’s National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), trainees in the Departments of Internal Medicine and of Pediatrics have access to a new […]

Stoltz part of inaugural class of Distinguished Scholars

David Stoltz, MD, PhD, professor in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine, is one of six researchers named this week to the University of Iowa Health Care Distinguished Scholars Program (DSP). This program aims to support internationally recognized scientists who are leaders in their fields of research. Each of them will receive $200,000 grants per […]

Klesney-Tait, Stoltz named to two new professorships

Surrounded by friends, colleagues, former mentors, and loved ones, two members of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine each received formal recognition of their appointment to two newly formed professorships. Julia Klesney-Tait, MD, PhD, in addition to being the Medical Director of the Lung Transplantation program within University of Iowa Health Care […]

Iowa’s PSTP Offers Trainees Rigor and Specialization

After more than a dozen years, Joel Kline, MD, will step down as Director of the Physician Scientist Training Pathway (PSTP) at the University of Iowa in a few weeks. David Stoltz, MD, PhD, Associate Program Director of the PSTP, will switch roles with Dr. Kline and take over as Director. Both are Professors of […]

CF Research Team Awarded $3.63M Grant

For decades, the University of Iowa has been home to some of the most significant advancements in our understanding and treatment of cystic fibrosis. A recent $3.63M/five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to a multidisciplinary team of researchers led by Drs. David Stoltz and Joseph Zabner may lead to the next ground-breaking discovery. […]