Undergrads in research: Abagail McKernan

As part of our ongoing series on the role undergraduate students play in Internal Medicine research, we are pleased to feature a few individual students’ stories. Abagail McKernan was a first-year student at the University of Iowa without a major and mostly just looking for a paycheck when she applied to work in the lab […]

Undergrads gain exposure to Internal Medicine research

The University of Iowa has several resources that connect undergraduate students to unique experiences, including participation in the groundbreaking, influential research conducted in the Internal Medicine labs. The Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates (ICRU), a unit of the Office for the Vice President of Research (OVPR), reports that 30% of senior undergraduates are involved […]

August 2018 – Claire Graves

“It was soccer that showed me Iowa, but once I got here I knew this would be a great fit for what I want to do in the future.” Claire Graves has been playing soccer her whole life, including currently for the University of Iowa, but Internal Medicine has been helping her picture what her […]