Our People

Program Leadership

 

Judy A. Streit, MD
Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program
Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine

Phone: 319-356-7226
Email: judy-streit@uiowa.edu

 

Ilonka Molano, MD
Assistant Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program
Clinical Associate Professor of Internal Medicine

Phone: 319-384-6186
email: ilonka-molano@uiowa.edu

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.

Infectious Diseases Division Faculty  

Department Faculty (alphabetical listing)

Other Faculty with Infectious Diseases interest

Perencevich, Eli N., MD, MS (General Internal Medicine)
Schweizer, Marin L., PhD (General Internal Medicine)

Current Fellows

 

Taka Kobayashi, MD (F4 - Clin Epi/VAQS)
Medical School: Juntendo University School of Medicine
Residency: Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, Beth Israel


Mike Olthoff

 

Mike Olthoff, MD (F1)
Medical School: University of Iowa
Residency: University of Iowa


Andrew Simms

 

Andrew Simms, MD (F1)
Medical School: University of Nebraska
Residency: University of Iowa


Matthew Smith

 

Matt Smith, MD (F2)
Medical School: University of Nebraska
Residency: University of Iowa


Joseph Tholany

 

Joseph Tholany, MD (F2)
Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Pittsburgh

Research Groups

Host Defense Group

Lee-Ann Allen, PhD
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Botond Bánfi, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology 
Jason Barker, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) 
John T. Harty, PhD*
Professor of Microbiology
Jerrold P. Weiss, PhD
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Paul McCray, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Craig Morita, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)
William M. Nauseef, MD*
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD*
Professor of Microbology
Julia Klesney-Tait, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)
Mary E. Wilson, MD
Professor of Medicine and Microbiology
Elizabeth Newell, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Polly Ferguson, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Thorsten Maretzky, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Prajwal Gurung, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Molecular Pathogenesis Group

Viral Pathogenesis Subgroup

Charles Grose, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Aloysius J. Klingelhutz, PhD
Professor of Microbiology
Jeffery Meier, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD
Professor of Microbiology
David Price, PhD
Professor, Department of Biochemistry
Richard J. Roller, PhD
Associate Professor of Microbiology
Warren Schmidt, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology-Hepatol.)
Jack Stapleton, MD
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Wendy Maury, PhD
Associate Professor of Microbiology
C. Martin Stoltzfus, PhD
Professor of Medicine (Microbiology)
Joseph Zabner, MD
Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)
Zuhair Ballas, MD
Professor of Medicine (Allergy)
Gail Bishop, PhD
Professor of Medicine and Microbiology
Chioma Okeoma, PhD
Assistant Professor of Microbiology
Hillel Haim, PhD
Assistant Professor of Microbiology

Bacterial Pathogenesis Subgroup

John T. Harty, PhD
Professor of Medicine (Microbiology)
Patricia L. Winokur, MD
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Lee-Ann Allen, PhD*
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Paul McCray, MD*
Professor of Pediatrics
Craig Morita, MD, PhD*
Associate Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)
Jerrold P. Weiss, PhD*
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
William M. Nauseef, MD*
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Patrick Schlievert, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Microbiology
 Alex Horswill, PhD
Associate Professor of Microbiology

Associate Members

  
Steven Clegg, PhD
Professor of Medicine (Microbiology)
Daniel J. Diekema, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Timothy L. Yahr, PhD
Associate Professor of Microbiology
Bradley Jones, PhD
Associate Professor of Microbiology
  

Eukaryotic Pathogenesis Subgroup

Louis V. Kirchhoff, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
John T. Harty, PhD
Professor of Microbiology 
Mary E. Wilson, MD
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
W. Scott Moye-Rowley, PhD
Professor of Physiology & Biophysics
  

Hospital epidemiology/Healthcare Research

Loreen Herwaldt, MD
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Disease) 
Daniel Diekema, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Disease)
Michael Edmond, MD, MPH, MPA
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Eli Perencevich, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Michael Ohl, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Disease)
Marin Schweizer, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine and
Epidemiology
Philip Polgreen, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Disease)
  

Clinical and Vaccine Research (ID Division)

Patricia Winokur, MD
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Disesse)
Jack Stapleton, MD
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Disease) 
Jeffery Meier, MD
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Disease)

Clinical Microbiology Research

Daniel Diekema, MD
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Disease)
Bradley Ford, MD, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology
J. Stacey Klutts, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pathology 
 

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