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CONTACT: C. LINDON LARSON
283 Medical Laboratories
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-9569; fax (319) 335-8034
e-mail: charles-l-larson@uiowa.edu

Release: Immediate

Local UI medical student accepted for specialty training

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- (Name of student), a University of Iowa medical student from (hometown), will begin specialty training in (specialty) this year after receiving the doctor of medicine degree from the UI College of Medicine in May.

(Name) will enter a medical residency program at (institution and location) after a preliminary year of (preliminary program) at (preliminary institution and location).

After earning their M.D. degrees, new physicians take three to five years training in the specialties of their choice, sometimes after a preliminary year of experience in general medicine or surgery. The National Residency Matching Program is the process by which students are paired with training programs.

(Name) was one of 155 graduating UI medical students who learned March 19 where they would spend their residencies.

 

EDITORS: This release includes information about a student or students from your area. Information about students and residencies is listed below alphabetically by state and hometown, Iowa natives first. The first program listed is the specialty program; the second program is the preliminary year.

 

IOWA

Ames

Sindy C. Pang, dermatology, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas; internal medicine, University of Texas, Houston, Texas

Cascade

Jason D. Hughes, diagnostic radiology, University of Texas Southwest Medical School, Dallas, Texas; internal medicine, Iowa Methodist Medical Center-Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Des Moines, Iowa

Davenport

Daniel G. Dawson II, ophthalmology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.; transitional medicine, Gundersen Medical Foundation, La Crosse, Wis.

Dubuque

Jennifer M. Lewis, dermatology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa; internal medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa; Stephen T. Spates, dermatology, University of Colorado, Denver, Colo.; transitional medicine, Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center, Denver, Colo.

Hartley

Mark D. Meyer, ophthalmology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.; transitional medicine, Marshfield Clinic/St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield, Wis.

Huxley

Brenda J. Kruse, anesthesiology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa; transitional medicine, Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines, Iowa

Iowa City

Richard B. Neiman, neurology, Yale University, New Haven, Conn.; internal medicine, Hospital of St. Raphael, New Haven, Conn.; Sigrid Wayne, otolaryngology research, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa; surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa; Mark S. Wolken, ophthalmology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa; transitional medicine, Georgia Baptist Medical Center, Atlanta, Ga.

Iowa Falls

Mark M. Hinson, diagnostic radiology, University of Missouri, Kansas City, Mo.; transitional medicine, Deaconess Medical Center, Spokane, Wash.

Kensett

Matthew S. Helgeson, diagnostic radiology, University of Nebraska Affiliated Hospital, Omaha, Neb.; transitional medicine, University of South Dakota, Sioux Falls, S.D.

Lake Mills

Timothy G. Abrahamson, dermatology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa; transitional medicine, MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn, Ill.

Le Mars

Marta J. Hemmingson-VanBeek, dermatology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa; internal medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa

Mason City

Meryl A. Severson III, orthopaedic surgery, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, Calif.; general surgery, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, Calif.

Milton

Leslie J. Christenson, dermatology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa; internal medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa

West Des Moines

Elizabeth A. Hyslop, radiology-oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass.; transitional medicine, Tucson Hospital Medical Education Program, Tucson, Ariz.; Kwang S. Kim, ophthalmology, Washington University, St. Louis, Mo.; transitional medicine, St. John's Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis, Mo.

Williamsburg

Christopher J. Teggatz, anesthesiology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa; transitional medicine, Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines, Iowa

 

FLORIDA

Naples

Bonnie M. Zonas, dermatology, University Hospitals and Clinics, Columbia, Mo.; transitional medicine, Kettering Medical Center, Kettering, Ohio

 

MINNESOTA

Spicer

Dawn M. Jacobson, otolaryngology, University of Colorado, Denver, Colo.; surgery, St. Joseph Hospital, Denver, Colo.

Spring Valley

Alex M. Westenfield, diagnostic radiology, University of Nebraska Affiliated Hospital, Omaha, Neb.; transitional medicine, Gundersen Medical Foundation, La Crosse, Wis.

 

OKLAHOMA

Oklahoma City

Matthew B. Morgan, otolaryngology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa; surgery, Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines, Iowa

SOUTH DAKOTA

Sioux Falls

Jon J. DeWitte, diagnostic radiology, St. Joseph's Hospital, Phoenix, Ariz.; transitional medicine, University of South Dakota, Sioux Falls, S.D.

3/31/97