Our People

Program Leadership


Adrian N. Holm, DO
Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Program
Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine

Phone: 319-356-2742
Email: adrian-holm@uiowa.edu


Arvind Murali, MBBS
Assistant Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Program
Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine

Email: arvind-murali@uiowa.edu


David Elliott, MD, PhD
Director, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Professor of Internal Medicine

Phone: 319-353-8754
Email: david-elliott@uiowa.edu


Taryn Owens, MBA
Academic Program Management & Services Associate
Fellowship Coordinator

Phone: 319-356-3108
Email: taryn-owens@uiowa.edu

Fellowship Graduation 2021

Read abou the 2021 graduation event!

Current Fellows

First Year Fellows


Aysha Aslam, MBBS
Medical School: Fatima Jinnah Medical University
Residency: Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital


Joseph Brant, MD
Medical School: Michigan State University
Residency: Mayo Clinic


Melis Celdir, MD
Medical School: Koc Universitesi Tip Fakultesi
Residency: State University of New York


Gilles Jadd Hoilat, MBBS
Medical School: Alfaisal University College of Medicine
Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Second Year Fellows

Ahmed Elkafrawy


Ahmed Elkafrawy, MD
Medical School: Cairo University
Residency: University of Missouri-Kansas City

Estafania Flores


Estefania Flores, MD
Medical School: Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Ecuador
Residency: John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County

Aditi Reddy


Aditi Reddy, MBBS
Medical School: Kasturba Medical College
Residency: St. Anges Hospital

Louma Rustam


Louma Rustam, MD
Medical School: American University of Beirut
Residency: Lankenau Medical Center

Third Year Fellows


Salman Ansari, MD
Medical School: Saint Louis University
Residency: University of Iowa


Charles Meade, MD
Medical School: Temple University
Residency: Mayo Clinic Rochester


Tunde Olaiya, MBChB
Medical School: Obafemi Awolowo University
Residency: Marshfield Clinic


Xiaocen Zhang, MD
Medical School: Shanghai Medical College
Residency: Mount Sinai St. Luke's West Hospital Center

Current Faculty

The Department of Internal Medicine has a faculty of nearly 300 professionals whose clinical, teaching, and research expertise spans the entire discipline of medicine.

Gastroenterology & Hepatology Division Faculty

Department Faculty (alphabetical listing)

Chair, Department of Internal Medicine

Isabella Grumbach, MD, PhD
Interim Chair and DEO, Department of Internal Medicine
Kate Daum Endowed Professor
Professor of Medicine – Cardiovascular Medicine
Professor of Radiation Oncology