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Fifth Year

Jonathan Fowlkes, MD- Chief
Undergraduate Institution and Degree: Reed College
Medical Education: Oregon Health Sciences University
Hobbies and Interests: Running, Gardening, cooking

Danielle Liudahl, MD- Chief
Undergraduate Institution and Degree: Loyola University of Chicago, summa cum laude, Bachelors degree in Biology and a Minor in Spanish language and literature.
Medical Education: University of South Florida in Tampa
Hobbies and Interests: art, traveling, and cooking

Nate Schularick, MD
Undergraduate Institution and Degree: St. Olaf College
Medical Education: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Hobbies and Interests: Camping, Home Brewing, Snowboarding, Hiking

Abraham Sheffield, MD, PhD
Undergraduate Institution and Degree: Brigham Young University
Medical Education: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Hobbies and Interests: Cycling, SCUBA, Baking

Joshua Tokita, MD
Undergraduate Institution and Degree: Princeton University
Medical Education: University of Illinois
Hobbies and Interests: Reading


Fourth Year

Marisa Buchakjian, MD, PhD​
Undergraduate Institution and Degree: Case Western Reserve University, B.A. in Chemistry, Biology, and Spanish
Medical Education: Duke University School of Medicine, with a PhD in Molecular Cancer Biology
Hobbies and Interests: Running, cooking, and training canine obedience, and volunteering at the Iowa City Animal Center
 

Christopher Kowalski, MD
Undergraduate Institution and degree:  University of Wisconsin, BS in Anthropology and Biology
Medical Education: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Raymond Kung, MD
Undergraduate Institution and degree:  University of California-Los Angeles
Medical Education:  University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine

Katharine Ostedgaard, MD
Undergraduate Institution and degree: University of Oregon, BS in Biology & Chemistry
Medical Education: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Research Distinction Track
Hobbies and Interests: Photography, cooking, gardening, downhill skiing, hiking & biking

Seiji Shibata, MD, PhD
Undergraduate Institution and degree:
Medical Education: Kansai Medical University, Japan MD
Post Graduate School: Kansai Medical University, Japan
Clinical and Research Interests: Otology and general ENT, Research in Hair cell and nerve regeneration, inner ear protection, and cochlear implants 
Hobbies and Interests: Running and golf


Third Year

Xiaoyang Hua, MD
Undergraduate Institution and degree:
Post Graduate School: Tongji Medical University, China, MS/MD
Medical Education: Tongji Medical University, China, MBBS
Hobbies and Interests: family, reading, basketball and traveling

Zachary Robinett, MD
Undergraduate Institution and Degree: Weber State University
Medical Education:  Ohio State University
Hobbies and Interests: Being a dad, fly fishing, hunting, cooking, playing piano and guitar

Eliot Shearer, MD, PhD
Undergraduate Institution and degree: Ohio University
Medical Education: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Hobbies and Interests: Skiing (downhill and cross-country), biking, cooking, time with family.

Kendall Tasche, MD
Undergraduate Institution and degree: Illinois Wesleyan University
Medical Education: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Hobbies and Interests: Reading, swimming, hiking, napping :)

Kristy Truong, MD
Undergraduate Institution and degree: University of California, BS in Chemical Engineering
Graduate School:  Georgetown University School of Medicine, MS in Physiology
Medical Education:  Georgetown University School of Medicine

 


Second Year

Elise Cheng, MD
Undergraduate Institution and degree: Brown University
Medical Education: Stony Brook University
Hobbies and Interests: Running, rock climbing

Alex Claussen, MD
Undergraduate Institution and degree: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Medical Education: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Hobbies and Interests: Triathlon, mountain biking, DIY, outdoors

Jasmine Hernandez, MD
Undergraduate Institution and degree: University of Chicago
Medical Education: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Mckay Moline, MD
Undergraduate Institution and Degree: Brigham Young University, Business Management
Medical Education: University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Hobbies and Interests:  Trail running, playing violin and guitar, cooking

Richard Tilton, MD
Undergraduate Institution and degree: Calvin College
Medical Education: Temple University
Hobbies and Interests: Hockey, tennis, snowboarding, playing keyboard, spending time with my wife


First Year

Zaid Al-Qurayshi, MD
Undergraduate Institution and degree:  Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, MPH in Epidemiology
Medical Education:  University of Baghdad College of Medicine

Daniel Lee, MD
Undergraduate Institution: St. Olaf College,  Chemistry
Medical School: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Hobbies and Interests: Baseball, golf, hiking,  national parks, Iowa Hawkeyes athletics 

Joseph Peterson, MD
Undergraduate Institution and degree:  Brigham Young University
Medical Education:  Un of Texas Medical School At San Antonio

C. Blake Sullivan, MD
Undergraduate Institution: Lipscomb University, Molecular Biology, magna cum laude
Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University, AOA
Hobbies: cooking, exploring the outdoors, snowboarding, and the Chicago Cubs

Huan Zhang, MD
Undergraduate Institution and degree: University of California, BA in Molecular Biology
Medical Education:  Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University


Research Residents

Andrew Davis, MD
Undergraduate Institution and degree: DePaul University Chicago, BS in Psychology
Medical Education:  New York Medical College

Christopher Kaufmann, MD
Undergraduate Institution and degree: Southwestern University
Post Graduate School:  University of Texas at San Antonio
Medical Education:  University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio

Andrew Liu, MD, PhD
Undergraduate Institution and degree: John Hopkins University, BS in Electrical Engineering
Post Graduate School: University of Pennsylvania
Medical Education:  Perelman School of Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania

Adam Schwalje, MD
Undergraduate Institution and degree: University of Colorado, BA, Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Post Graduate School: University of Cincinnati
Medical Education:  University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine