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University of Iowa News Release

April 5, 2004

UI Medical Student Makes Residency Match

(Student name), a fourth-year student in the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and a native of (hometown), will begin a (specialty) residency at (program) in (city, state).

Medical residencies provide medical school graduates with advanced training in their chosen specialties. Many of the students, surrounded by family and friends, learned of their appointments at the annual "Match Day" ceremony held March 18 at the college.

Of this year's graduating class of 131 students, 68 chose primary care specialties, which include family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics and obstetrics and gynecology. Within primary care specialties, 21 students matched in family medicine programs, 23 in internal medicine, 12 in pediatrics and 10 in obstetrics and gynecology.

The top non-primary care specialties had eight matches each in anesthesiology and orthopaedic surgery and seven matches each in emergency medicine, pathology and diagnostic radiology.

Forty-four of the students will stay in Iowa for their first-year of post-graduate training. Of those 44 students, 31 will begin residencies at UI Hospitals and Clinics. Geographically, the most popular states among the students following Iowa were Wisconsin (10 students), and California, Illinois and Minnesota (8 students each).

NOTE TO EDITORS: Students are listed below alphabetically by state and hometown.


ALABAMA

Huntsville Tracy Brown; Family Practice; Broadlands Medical
Center; Des Moines, Iowa

ARIZONA

Flagstaff Susan Duffy; Psychiatry; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa

Phoenix Maria Hernandez-Zacharias; Obstetrics-Gynecology; University of Missouri-Columbia; Colombia, Mo.

Clarisa Montes; Pediatrics; University of Arizona Program; Tucson, Ariz.

Yuma David Lott; Otolaryngology; Cleveland Clinic Foundation; Cleveland, Ohio

CALIFORNIA

Oakland Loan Ngo; Internal Medicine; Kaiser Foundation Hospital-San Francisco; San Francisco, Calif.

San Carlos Thomas McNalley; Family Practice; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals; Seattle, Wash.

COLORDAO

Gunnison Jaren Riley; Orthopaedic Surgery; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa

Littleton Christopher Rausch; Pediatrics; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa

CONNECTICUT

Canton Emily Norland; Obstetrics-Gynecology; University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals; Seattle, Wash.

HAWAII

Honolulu Emma Grote; Internal Medicine; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa

IOWA

Alburnett Sarah Titler; Anesthesiology; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa

Algona Kelly Thompson; Pediatrics; University of Arizona Health Sciences Program; Tucson, Ariz.

Lynne DeSotel; Family Practice; Medical College of Wisconsin; Milwaukee, Wisc.

Alta Travis Mattson; Emergency Medicine; Indiana University School of Medicine; Indianapolis, Ind.

Ames Matthew Peterson; Transitional; Central Iowa Health System; Des Moines, Iowa and Radiology Diagnostic; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa

Ankeny Katherine Lindstrom; Pathology; University of Virginia; Charlottesville, Va.

Bettendorf Derek Anderson; Family Practice; Mercy Health System Family Practice Program; Janesville, Wisc.

Laura Moeller; Family Practice; Memorial Hospital of South Bend; South Bend, Ind.

Elena Wahmhoff; Medicine-Pediatrics; Michigan State University-Kalamazoo; Kalamazoo, Mich.

Britt Haley Newbrough; Pediatrics; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa

Camanche Jorie Pietscher; Pediatrics; Medical College of Wisconsin; Milwaukee, Wisc.

Carroll Kenneth Nepple; Urology; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa

Cedar Falls Robert Shontz; Anesthesiology; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa

Cedar Rapids Heidi Conn; Internal Medicine; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa

Steven Hudak; General Surgery and Urology; Brooke Army Medical Center; Ft. Sam Houston, Texas

Roxana Leinbach, Medicine-Preliminary and Radiology-Diagnostic; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa

Clinton Brenda Buikema-Meacham; Internal Medicine; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa

Coralville Susan Wing; Obstetrics-Gynecology; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa

Creston Joel Ryon; Family Practice; Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa; Mason City, Iowa

Davenport Nicole Mancha; Emergency Medicine; Resurrection Medical Center; Chicago, Ill.

Michael O'Brien; Transitional; St. Luke's Medical Center; Milwaukee, Wisc. and Radiology Diagnostic; University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics; Madison, Wisc.

Decorah Candice Smith-Johnson; Family Practice; La Crosse-Mayo Family Practice; La Crosse, Wisc.

Des Moines Summer Dewdney; Obstetrics-Gynecology; University of Chicago Hospitals; Chicago, Ill.

Gillian Dorner; Family Practice; Ventura Country Medical Center; Ventura, Calif.

Deana Hoganson; Internal Medicine; Mayo Graduate School of Medicine; Rochester, Minn.

Ellen Sarcone; Internal Medicine; University of Colorado School of Medicine; Denver, Colo.

Brad Wheeler; Pathology; University of Arizona Program; Tucson, Ariz.

Dubuque Laura Bentley; Family Practice; Memorial Hospital of South Bend; South Bend, Ind.

Stephen Dolter; Pediatrics; Creighton/Nebraska Community Health Fund; Omaha, Neb.

Anna Kemp; Pathology; Evanston Northwestern Health Care; Evanston, Ill.

Jason Kolfenbach; Internal Medicine; University of Colorado School of Medicine; Denver, Colo.

Brian Ludwig; Orthopaedic Surgery; University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics; Madison, Wisc.

Dunlap Jason Cogdill; Internal Medicine; Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas

Durant Mikala Brinkman; Radiology-Diagnostic; University of Illinois/St. Francis Medical Center; Peoria, Ill.

Dyersville Brad McClimon; Internal Medicine; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa

Eldora Jerrod Keith; General Surgery; University of Colorado School of Medicine; Denver, Colo.

Fertile Jason Post; Internal Medicine; Mayo Graduate School of Medicine; Rochester, Minn.

Fort Dodge Ryan Askeland; Pathology; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa

Jeffrey Riley; Medicine- Preliminary; Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital; Denver Colo. And Neurology; University of California Irvine Medical Center; Irvine, Cal.

Grinnell Richard Wemer; Surgery-Preliminary; University of Missouri-Kansas City; Kansas City, Mo. And Otolaryngology; University of Kansas Medical Center; Kansas City, Kan.

Griswold Shelly Asbee; Obstetrics-Gynecology; Carolinas Medical Center; Charlotte, N.C.

Iowa City Adam Bell; Pathology; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa

Aaron From; Internal Medicine; Mayo Graduate School of Medicine; Rochester, Minn.

Sarah Holstein; Internal Medicine; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa

Homayoun Sadeghi; Obstetrics-Gynecology; Kern Medical Center; Bakersfield, Calif.

Patrick Stamps-White; Emergency Medicine; William Beaumont Hospital; Royal Oak, Mich.

Andrew Steffensmeier; Ophthalmology; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa

Brent Whited; Orthopaedic Surgery; Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Nashville, Tenn.

Lacona Jenny Butler; Family Practice; Central Iowa Health System; Des Moines, Iowa

Malcom Jennifer Beck; Family Practice; Cedar Rapids Medical Education Foundation; Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Marion Ryan Morrissey; Medicine-Preliminary; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa and Emergency Medicine; Lincoln Medical Center; Bronx, N.Y.

Marshalltown Wilson Ray; Neurological Surgery; Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital; St. Louis, Mo.

Mason City Randy Anderson, Transitional; Iowa Health System; Des Moines Iowa and Radiology Diagnostic, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa

Amy Shriver; Pediatrics; University of Colorado School of Medicine; Denver, Colo.

Menlo Deborah Guthrie; Family Practice; Broadlawns Medical Center; Des Moines, Iowa

Montezuma Brenda Watson-Burrough; Internal Medicine; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa

Mt. Pleasant Melissa Jordan; Anesthesiology; University of Florida Program/Shands Hospital; Gainesville, Fla.

Ogden Kevin Smith; Emergency Medicine; Health Partners Institute; Bloomington, Minn.

Osage Rachel Cogdill; Anesthesiology; University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio; San Antonio, Texas

Pella Mark Vint; Family Practice; University of Minnesota Medical School; Minneapolis, Minn.

Pocahontas John Gaffey II; Orthopaedic Surgery; Loyola University Medical Center; Maywood, Ill.

Radcliffe Heidi Hinderaker; Obstetrics-Gynecology; Medical University of South Carolina; Charleston, S.C.

Rock Rapids Kelly Grafing; Pediatrics; University of Minnesota Medical School; Minneapolis, Minn.

Sioux City Janice Staber; Pediatrics; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa

Sheldon Kyle Uittenbogaard; Neurological Surgery; University of Minnesota Medical School; Minneapolis, Minn.

Sioux Rapids Janet Dubois; Internal Medicine; Iowa Health Systems; Des Moines, Iowa

Thomas Wernimont; Surgery-Preliminary; Loyola University Medical Center; Maywood, Ill.

Storm Lake Margaret Roth; Surgery-Preliminary and Urology; SUNY Upstate Medical University; Syracuse, N.Y.

Stuart Jessica Comstock; Pathology; University of Utah Affiliated Hospitals, Salt Lake City, Utah

Tripoli Michael Schwemm; Emergency Medicine; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa

Urbandale Samuel Burkett; Internal Medicine; Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft. Sam Houston, Texas

Erin Casey; Internal Medicine; University of Nebraska Affiliated Hospitals, Omaha, Neb.

Waterloo Shannon Dunlay-Wells; Internal Medicine; Duke University Medical Center; Durham, N.C.

Wayland Kyle Alliman; Transitional; Central Iowa Health System; Des Moines, Iowa and Ophthalmology; University of Miami/Bascom Palmer; Miami Fla.

Brian Reichenbach; Family Practice; Memorial Hospital of South Bend; South Bend, Ind.

Wellman Melissa Kahler; Family Practice; Cedar Rapids Medical Education Foundation; Cedar Rapids, Iowa

West Des Moines Nicholas Aerisolphal; Anesthesiology; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa

David Brcka; Orthopaedic Surgery; Orlando Regional Healthcare System, Orlando, Fla.

Steven Craig; Internal Medicine; University of Nebraska Affiliated Hospitals; Omaha, Neb.

West Union Katie Fassbinder; Psychiatry; University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics; Madison, Wisc.

Wyoming Travis Brownell; Emergency Medicine; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa

ILLINOIS

Carol Stream Ahmir Khan; Medicine-Preliminary; McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University; Chicago, Ill. and Neurology; Stanford University Programs; Stanford, Calif.

Glenarm Tyler Steward; Neurology; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa

Libertyville Felix Chau; Medicine-Preliminary; Lutheran General Hospital; Park Ridge, Ill. and Ophthalmology; Duke University Medical Center; Durham, N.C.

Monmouth Jason Clark; Orthopaedic Surgery; University of Florida Program/Shands Hospital; Gainesville, Fla.

Naperville Christopher Smyser; Pediatrics; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa

Northfield Colin Brown; Internal Medicine; Emory University School of Medicine; Atlanta, Ga.

Peoria Lauren Doughty-McDonald; Medicine-Preliminary; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa and Dermatology; Texas Tech University-Lubbock; Lubbock, Texas

Taylor Ridge Evelena Ontiveros; Internal Medicine; University of Alabama Medical Center, Birmingham, Ala.

KANSAS

Kansas City Sarah Folscroft; Medicine-Pediatrics; University of Kansas Medical Center; Kansas City, Kan.

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Marjory Charlot; Internal Medicine; Boston University Medical Center; Boston, Mass.

Lexington Ron Abrons; Anesthesiology; University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics; Madison, Wisc.

MINNESOTA

Albert Lea Jon Kammerer; Family Practice; Mercy Medical Center- North Iowa; Mason City, Iowa

Bloomington Joshua Johnston; Family Practice; Ehrling Bergquist Hosp; Offutt Air Force Base, Neb.

Coon Rapids Josiah Nelson; Urology; University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics; Madison, Wisc.

MISSOURI

Independence Ellen Carlson; Transitional; Metrowest Medical Center, Farmingham, Mass. and Anesthesiology; Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Boston, Mass.

Springfield Kristi Williams; Pediatrics; Children's Mercy Hospital; Kansas City, Mo.

St. Louis Ingrid Williams; Pediatrics; Wright State University; Dayton, Ohio

NORTH DAKOTA

Cogswell Kevin Dahl; Orthopaedic Surgery; Loma Linda University Medical Center; Loma Linda, Calif.

NEW MEXICO

Albuquerque Abdul Hashimi; General Surgery; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa

Stephanie Lopez; Family Practice-Psychiatry; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Iowa City, Iowa

NEW YORK

Brooklyn Karen McFarlane; General Surgery; Providence Hospital; Southfield, Mich.

OHIO

Cincinnati Renee Schnetzer; Internal Medicine; Christ Hospital; Cincinnati, Ohio

Cleveland Christopher Miller; Medicine-Preliminary; University Hospitals of Cleveland; Cleveland, Ohio

SOUTH DAKOTA

Brandon Amy Kelley; Obstetrics-Gynecology; Indiana University School of Medicine; Indianapolis, Ind.

Sioux Falls David Odegaard; Internal Medicine; University of Nebraska Affiliated Hospitals; Omaha. Neb.

UTAH

Provo Douglas Henstrom; Otolaryngology; Mayo Graduate School of Medicine; Rochester, Minn.

VIRGINIA

Fairfax Duy Nguyen; Anesthesiology; University of Texas Southwestern Medical School; Dallas. Texas

VERMONT

Peacham Donal Gordon; Family Practice; Maine Dartmouth Family Practice Program; Augusta, Maine

WISCONSIN

Janesville Christopher Buchach; Radiology-Diagnostic; Grand Rapids Area Medical Center; Grand Rapids, Mich.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Health Science Relations, 5135 Westlawn, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1178

CONTACT(S): Media: David Pedersen, 319-335-8032, david-pedersen@uiowa.edu. Writer: Tiffany Bronk