Our People

Our people are the heart of our program. From the reception desk to the laboratory technicians, from the gross room to the molecular laboratory, from the blood bank to the FNA clinic, from the resident room to the faculty offices, you will find our people in our department interested and eager to help you become the best pathologist you can be.

At Iowa, you will be exposed to some of the best clinicians, teachers and clinicians in our profession. We provide high-powered opportunities for you to learn career-long lessons from these dedicated professionals while maintaining an open-door philosophy and collegial atmosphere.

Current Fellow

Renee Eigsti, portrait

Renee Eigsti, MD

6240-L RCP
1-319-384-5722, pager #2274
renee-eigsti@uiowa.edu

Graduate School: BA, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 2005-2009
Medical School: MD, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kan., 2011-2015
Residency: AP/CP, University of Iowa College of Medicine, 2015-2019
Fellowship: Surgical Pathology Fellowship, University of Iowa College of Medicine, 2019-2020

Publications:

Thorpe RK, Policeni B, Eigsti R, Zhan X, Hoffman HT:  CT fistulography and histopathologic correlates for surgical treatment of branchial cleft sinuses.  Ear Nose Throat J 2020:145561320933015

Marcus KS, Zhu VL, Eigsti RL, Hoffman HT:  Fibrous salivary ductal stricture: A novel histopathologic correlate.  Ear Nose Throat J 2020:145561320927553

Eigsti RL, Krasowski MD, Vidholia A, Merrill AE:  Data on interference indices in body fluid specimens submitted for clinical laboratory analysis.  Data Brief 2020;30:105408

Eigsti RL, Krasowski MD, Vidholia A, Merrill AE:  Review of interference indices in body fluid specimens submitted for clinical chemistry analyses.  Pract Lab Med 2020;19:e00155

Eigsti RL, Bayan SL, Robinson RA, Hoffman HT:  Histologic effect of the potassium-titanyl phosphorous laser on laryngeal papilloma.  Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol 2019;4:323-7

Eigsti R, Firchau DJ, Nashelsky MB:  3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA, Ecstasy) intoxication in a young adult with giant coronary aneurysms from Kawasaki Disease.  Acad Forensic Pathol 2018;8:752-62

Eigsti RL, Walsh J, Robinson RA, McNeely PS, Hoffman HT:  Laryngeal heterotopic ossification: An atypical etiology of respiratory distress.  Laryngoscope 2017;127:1143-6

Eigsti RL, Sudan B, Wilson ME, Graff JW:  Regulation of activation-associated microRNA accumulation rates during monocyte-to-macrophage differentiation.  J Biol Chem 2014;289:28433-47

Past Fellows

Christina Hodgson, portrait

Christina Hodgson, MD (2020-2021)

Education: BA, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 2005-2009
Medical School: MD, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kan., 2011-2015
Residency: AP/CP, University of Iowa College of Medicine, 2015-2019
Fellowship: Surgical Pathology Fellowship, University of Iowa College of Medicine, 2019-2020
Current Position:  Pathologist, MAWD Pathology, Lenexa, Kan.


Aditi Vidholia, MBBS

Aditi Vidholia, MBBS (2019-2020)

Medical School:  MBBS, University College of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi, India, 2002-2006
Residency:  AP/CP, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, 2015-2019
Current Position:  Radiation Research, University of Iowa College of Medicine


Craig Dunseth, MD

Craig Dunseth, MD (2018-2019)

Medical School: University of Missouri-Columbia, School of Medicine, Springfield, Mo., 2009-2013
Residency: AP/CP, University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, 2013-2017
Fellowship: Surgical Pathology, University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, 2017-2018
Current Position: Pathologist, Citizens Memorial Hospital, Bolivar, Mo.


Matthew Keeney, MD (2017-2018)

Medical School: Loma Linda University, School of Medicine, Loma Linda, Calif., 2009-2013
Residency: AP/CP, University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, 2013-2017
Current Position: Pathologist, Winfield Pathology Consultants, Winfield, Ill.


Aaron Reinke

Dennis "Aaron" Reinke, MD (2016-2017)

Medical School: Loma Linda University, School of Medicine, Loma Linda, Calif., 2012
Residency: Loma Linda University, School of Medicine, Loma Linda, Calif., 2012-2016
Current Position: Pathologist, Pathology Associates of North Texas PA, Wichita Falls, Texas


Michelle Kurt-Mangold, MD (2015-2016)

Medical School: University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, 2010
Residency: AP/CP, University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, 2010-2014
Additional Training: Surgical Pathology, University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, 2014-2015
Current Position: Pathologist, Pathology Associates, Dubuque, Iowa


Bryan Steussy, MD (2014-2015)

Medical School: University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, 2010
Residency: AP/CP, University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, 2010-2014
Current Position: Pathologist, UnityPoint Health & St. Luke’s, Sioux City, Iowa


Douglas Lynch, MD (2013-2014)

Medical School: University of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine, Vermillion, S.D., 2009
Residency: AP/CP, University of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine, Vermillion, S.D., 2009-2013

Current Position: Pathologist, Sanford Health Pathology Clinic, Sioux Falls, S.D.


Benjamin Koch, MD (2011-2012)

Medical School: University of Minnesota, School of Medicine, Minneapolis, 2006
Residency: AP/CP, University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, 2006-2010

Additional Training: Surgical Pathology Fellowship, University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, 2010-2011
Current Position: Pathologist, Essentia Health, Duluth, Minn.


Shannon Gabriel-Griggs, MD (2010-2011)

Medical School: University of Minnesota, School of Medicine, Minneapolis, 2006
Residency: AP/CP, University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, 2006-2010
Additional Training: Surgical Pathology Fellow, University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, 2011-2012
Current Position: Pathologist, Physicians Laboratory, Sioux Falls, S.D.

Fellowship Leaders

Program Director

Carol Holman
     Carol J. Holman, MD, PhD
     Clinical Associate Professor
     Section Director, Hematopathology
     200 Hawkins Drive - 6229 Roy Carver Pavilion
     Iowa City, IA 52242-1009
     Phone: 319-356-3981
     Email: carol-holman@uiowa.edu

 


Fellowship Coordinator

Vicky Farrington-Howrey
     Vicky Farrington-Howrey
     200 Hawkins Drive
     C684 General Hospital
     Iowa City, IA 52242
     Phone: 319-356-0319
     Fax: 319-384-9613
     Email:  vicky-farrington@uiowa.edu

Key Faculty and Staff

Nancy S. Rosenthal, MD
Hematology Director
319-384-8751
nancy-rosenthal@uiowa.edu

Carol Holman, MD, PhD
Hematology Faculty
319-356-3981
carol-holman@uiowa.edu

Nitin J. Karandikar, MD, PhD
Hematology Faculty
319-384-9609
nitin-karandikar@uiowa.edu

Sergei I. Syrbu, MD, PhD
Hematology Faculty
319-356-7372
sergi-syrbu@uiowa.edu

Chen Zhao, MD, PhD
Hematology Faculty
319-384-4668
chen-zhao@uiowa.edu

Mary Capper, MT (ASCP) 
Supervisor, Medical Laboratory Scientist
319-356-3573
mary-capper@uiowa.edu

Glenda Skallerud, MT (ASCP) 
Supervisor, Medical Laboratory Scientist
319-356-2543
glenda-skallerud@uiowa.edu