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PGY-1

Bailey Brooks, portrait

Bailey Brooks, MD

Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa
Undergraduate school: Loyola University Chicago
Medical school: Creighton University
Professional interests: Adult psychiatry, women’s mental health

Anthony Lee, portrait

Anthony Lee, MD

Hometown: St. Louis
Undergraduate school: Saint Louis University
Medical school: Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Professional interests: Psychotic Disorders, Consult-Liaison Psychiatry, Adolescent Psychiatry

Katie Meidl, portrait

Katie Meidl, MD

Hometown: Hannibal, Mo.
Undergraduate school: University of Missouri-Columbia
Medical school:  University of Missouri-Columbia
Professional interests:  Public and Rural Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Medical Education
 

Brandon Neisewander, portrait

Brandon Neisewander, MD

Hometown: Dixon, Ill.
Medical school: University of Illinois Chicago College of Medicine
Professional interests: General Psychiatry, CBT, Interventional Psychiatry

Daniel Nulty, portrait

Daniel Nulty, MD

Hometown: Washington, Ill.
Undergraduate school: Washington University in St Louis
Medical school: Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine
Professional interests: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Sonam Vyas, portrait

Sonam Vyas, MD

Hometown: Chicago
Undergraduate school: Saint Louis University, St. Louis
Medical school: Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis
Professional interests: Child and adolescent psychiatry, eating disorders

Brennan Whitacre, portrait

Brennan Whitacre, MD

Hometown: San Luis Obispo, Cali.
Undergraduate school: California Polytechnic State University
Medical school: University of California, Riverside
Professional interests: Consult-Liaison Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry, Spirituality & Psychiatry

Carolyn Wong, portrait

Carolyn Wong, MD

Hometown: Lincolnwood, Ill.
Undergraduate school: Loyola University Chicago
Medical school: University of Illinois College of Medicine-Rockford
Professional interests: Women’s Mental Health, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Nan Zhao, portrait

Nan Zhao, MD, MPH

Hometown: Shelton, Conn.
Undergraduate school: Washington University in St. Louis
Medical school: Saint Louis University
Professional interests: Collaborative care, psychotherapy, public health


PGY-2

Bill Chen, MD, MS

Bill Chen, MD, MS

Hometown: Cupertino, Calif.
Undergraduate school: University of California, San Diego
Medical school: Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis
Professional interests: Forensic psychiatry, consult-liaison psychiatry, and cultural psychiatry

Jonathan Heinzman, MD

Jonathan Heinzman, MD

Hometown: Waterloo, Iowa
Undergraduate school: University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa
Medical school: University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa
Professional interests: Consult-liaison psychiatry, child psychiatry, and adolescent psychiatry

Seth Howdeshell, portrait

Seth Howdeshell, MD

Undergraduate school: Truman State University, Kirksville, Mo.
Medical school: Washington University, School of Medicine, St. Louis

Brandan Penaluna, MD, MBA

Brandan Penaluna, MD, MBA

Hometown: Iowa City, Iowa
Undergraduate school: University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Medical school: University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa
Professional interests: Interventional psychiatry

Robert Wanzek, MD

Robert Wanzek, MD

Hometown: Ames, Iowa
Undergraduate school: Washington University, St. Louis
Medical school: University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa
Professional interests: Adult psychiatry, mood disorders, and psychotherapy

William Welsh, MD

William Welsh, MD

Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa
Undergraduate school: University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, Mo.
Medical school: University of Kansas, School of Medicine, Kansas City, Mo.
Professional interests: Consultation-liaison psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry

Sasha Wey, MD

Sasha Wey, MD

Hometown: Madison, Wis.
Undergraduate school: University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
Medical school: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Professional interests: Child psychiatry and community psychiatry

Lori Wheeler, MD, PhD

Lori Wheeler, MD, PhD

Undergraduate school: Harding University, Searcy, Ark.
Medical school: University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa


PGY-3

Nick Bormann, portrait

Nick Bormann, MD

Hometown: St. Joseph, Iowa
Undergraduate school: Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
Medical school: University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa
Professional interests: Computational psychiatry and improving access to rural areas

Desire Christensen, portrait

Desiré Christensen, MD, MS

Hometown: Kalona, Iowa
Undergraduate school: University of Iowa
Medical school: University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine
Professional interests: Peripheral inflammatory cascades associated with mood disorders, intellectual disabilities, and eating disorders

Beth Jarvis, portrait

Beth Jarvis, MD

Hometown: Kansas City, Mo.
Undergraduate school: University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kan.
Medical school: University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Medicine, Kansas City, Mo.
Professional interests: Community psychiatry and schizophrenia spectrum disorders

Chris Moreau, portrait

Chris Moreau, MD

Undergraduate school: Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pa.
Medical school: University of Colorado, School of Medicine, Aurora, Colo.

Kevin John Rivera, portrait

Kevin John Rivera, MD

Hometown: Burbank, Calif.
Undergraduate school: Pepperdine University, Malibu, Calif.
Medical school: University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa
Professional interests: Child and adolescent psychiatry, global mental health, and cultural psychiatry

Chantal Rozmus, portrait

Chantal Rozmus, DO

Hometown: Willamsburg, Iowa
Undergraduate school: Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa
Medical school: Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines, Iowa
Professional interests: Child and adolescent psychiatry, correctional medicine, and first-break psychosis/mania

Xiaoxi Yang, portrait

Xiaoxi Yang, MD

Hometown: Iowa City, Iowa
Undergraduate school: Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa
Medical school: University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa
Professional interests: Adolescent psychiatry


PGY-4

Shannon Jans, portrait

Shannon Jans, MD

Hometown: Iowa City, Iowa
Undergraduate school: Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
Medical school: University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa
Professional interests: Integrative and collaborative care psychiatry, psychosis, and neuroscience

Shea Jorgensen, portait

Shea Jorgensen, MD

Hometown: Grafton, Iowa
Undergraduate school: Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa
Medical school: University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa
Professional interests: Rural and community psychiatry, integrated and collaborative care, and psychotherapy

Warren Kane, MD

Warren Kane, MD

Hometown: Tucson, Ariz.
Undergraduate school: University of Arizona, Tucson, Ariz.
Medical school: University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Tucson, Ariz.
Professional interests: Addiction psychiatry/addiction medicine and neuromodulation

Kyle McGinty, MD, MPH

Kyle McGinty, MD, MPH

Hometown: Slidell, La.
Undergraduate school: Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H.
Medical school: Tulane University, School of Medicine, New Orleans
Professional interests: Eating disorders and forensics

Anthony Purgianto, portrait

Anthony Purgianto, MD, PhD

Hometown: Jakarta, Indonesia
Undergraduate school: Marquette University, Milwaukee
Medical school: Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science, Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, Ill.
Professional interests: Mood disorders and neuromodulation