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PGY-1

JoelBricker

Name: Joel Bricker, MD
Hometown: Greenfield, Iowa
Undergraduate school: University of Notre Dame
Medical school: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Professional interests: Geriatric psychiatry and psychotic disorders

DesireChristensen

Name: Desiré Christensen, MD, MS
Hometown: Kalona, Iowa
Undergraduate school: University of Iowa
Medical school: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Professional interests: Peripheral inflammatory cascades associated with mood disorders, intellectual disabilities, and eating disorders

BryanCobb

Name: Bryan Cobb, MD
Hometown: Iowa City, Iowa
Undergraduate school: University of Iowa
Medical school: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Professional interests: Eating disorders and addiction psychiatry

JeffreyKendrick

Name: Jeffrey Kendrick, MD
Hometown: LaSalle Parish, Louisiana
Undergraduate school: University of Louisiana at Monroe
Medical school: Louisiana State University School of Medicine 
Professional interests: Medical education, psychosomatic medicine, psychoneuroimmunology, and neuromodulation

PriyaLarson

Name: Priya Larson, MD
Hometown: Edina, Minnesota 
Undergraduate school: Tufts University
Medical school: University of Minnesota Medical School
Professional interests: Psychosis, trauma, and pain

JohnLiggins

Name: John Liggins, MD, MS
Hometown: Ontario, Canada
Undergraduate school: McGill University
Medical school: Stanford University School of Medicine
Professional interests: Mood and psychotic disorders
 

JacobMiller

Name: Jake Miller, MD, PhD
Hometown: Pierre, South Dakota
Undergraduate school: Black Hills State University
Medical school: University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine
Professional interests: Genetics, neuroimaging, mood disorders, psychosis, and medical education
  

PGY-2 

LauraGibbons

Name: Laura Gibbons, MD 
Hometown: Rochester, Minnesota
Undergraduate school: Case Western Reserve University  
Medical school: Creighton University School of Medicine
Professional interests: Medical education, psychosomatic medicine (consultation-liaison psychiatry)

YangRoby

Name:  Yang Roby, MD, PhD
Hometown:   Chaoyang, China
Undergraduate school:   China Medical University
Medical school:   China Medical University
Professional interests:  Medical education, neuroscience, psychology, mindfulness.

DanielRohlf

Name:  Daniel Rohlf, MD
Hometown:   Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Undergraduate school:   Gustavus Adolphus College
Medical school:   University of Minnesota Medical School
Professional interests:  Child and adolescent psychiatry, rural psychiatry 

SamuelSchultz

Name: Samuel Shultz, MD
Hometown: Iowa City
Undergraduate school: Iowa State University 
Medical school: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Professional interests: General psychiatry

MichaelStrong

Name: Michael Strong, MD    
Hometown: Elgin, Iowa
Undergraduate school: Drake University
Medical school: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Professional interests:  Medical education, integrated and collaborative care psychiatry, health education and outreach. 

HollyVanDenBeldt

Name: Holly Van Den Beldt, MD
Hometown: DeWitt, Michigan 
Undergraduate school: Michigan State University and Oakland University
Medical school: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Professional interests: I don't know yet, I like everything!

AlyssaWood

Name: Alyssa Wood, DO, MBA
Hometown: Hampshire, Illinois
Undergraduate school: Augustana College 
Graduate school: MBA, Focused in Healthcare Leadership, Rockhurst University 
Medical school: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
Professional interests: Healthcare administration, adult psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, telepsychiatry 

PGY-3

 Chhatlani

Name: Usha H Chhatlani, MB, BS 
Hometown: Nagpur, India
Undergraduate school: Hislop College 
Medical school: N.K.P. Salve Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center
Professional interests: Geriatric psychiatry, schizophrenia, personality disorders

Giuliani

Name:  Francis Giuliani, MD
Hometown:   Grass Valley, California
Undergraduate school: University of California, Davis
Medical school:   Ross University School of Medicine
Professional interests: General psychiatry, mental health care for underserved populations

 Gray

Name:  Royce P. Gray, MD
Hometown:   Wichita Falls, Texas
Undergraduate school:  Midwestern State University
Medical school:  Texas A&M University College of Medicine
Professional interests:  Forensic psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry 

 Larsen

Name:  Kara Larsen, DO
Hometown:   Bozeman, Montana
Undergraduate school: Montana State University and Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences 
Medical school: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Professional interests: Underserved populations, geriatric psychiatry

 NoPhoto

Name: Cyndi McCormick, DO
Hometown: Stacy, Minnesota 
Undergraduate school: University of St. Thomas 
Medical school: Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Professional interests: Integration of primary care and mental health, underserved populations

 Morse

Name: Emily Morse, DO
Hometown: Bettendorf, Iowa
Undergraduate school: Wartburg College 
Medical school: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Professional interests: Psychosomatic medicine, geriatric psychiatry, psychotherapy, medical humanities 

Pardilla

Name: Richard Pardilla, MD
Hometown: Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Undergraduate school: Loyola University Chicago
Medical school:  Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science Chicago Medical School
Professional interests: Intellectual disabilities

Tai

Name: Faisal Tai, MD 
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Undergraduate school: University of Houston
Medical school: University of Medicine and Health Sciences
Professional interests: Geriatric psychiatry, mood disorders, psychoses
Personal interests: Soccer, volleyball, working out, ultimate frisbee, puzzles, law 

PGY-4

Morais

Name: Michele Morais, MB, BS
Hometown: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Undergraduate school: Amrita Visha Vidyapeetham University
Medical school: Amrita Visha Vidyapeetham University, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences
Professional interests: Child psychiatry 

Poss

Name: Bennett Poss, MD   
Hometown: Sibley, Iowa
Undergraduate school: Creighton University
Medical school: Creighton University School of Medicine
Professional interests: Adult psychiatry, consult-liaison psychiatry, assertive community treatment

Shader

Name: Joseph Shader, MD
Hometown: Greenfield, California
Undergraduate school: Oregon State University 
Medical school: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Professional interests: Psychotherapy, inpatient psychiatry  

Seagraves

Name: Andrew Segraves, DO
Hometown:  Overland Park, Kansas
Undergraduate school:  University of Kansas
Medical school:  Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine
Professional interests: Psychotic disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder