CONTACT: DAVE PEDERSEN
2130 Medical Laboratories
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-8032; fax (319) 335-8034
Release: May 17, 1999
Cotten earns medical and graduate degrees from the
University of Iowa
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Joseph F. Cotten, a native of Algona,
received his M.D. and Ph.D. during the University of Iowa College of Medicine
and Graduate College graduation ceremonies May 14.
Cotten was a student in the UI Medical Student Training
Program (MSTP). He earned his doctorate in physiology and biophysics and will
begin a one-year preliminary residency at Boston University, then finish in
anesthesia at the University of California-San Francisco. Cottens mentor
was Michael J. Welsh, M.D., professor of internal medicine.
All MSTP graduates were honored during a reception
at the UI Hospitals and Clinics May 13.