Current Residents

PGY-1

Eric Destrampe, DO

Eric Destrampe, DO
AP/CP
5223 RCP
335-9945, pager #8965
eric-destrampe@uiowa.edu
B.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2006
D.O. A.T. Still University – Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2014

HONORS AND AWARDS:
Post-Sophomore Fellowship in Pathology, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2011–2012
National Society of Collegiate Scholars at UW-Madison

PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE:
Medical Technologist, University of Wisconsin, 08/2004 – 01/2006


Sarika Gupta, MBBS

Sarika Gupta, MBBS
AP/CP
5223 RCP
335-9945, pager #8993
sarika-gupta@uiowa.edu
Residency training, National University Hospital, Singapore, Singapore, 05/2009 - 10/2013
M.B., B.S. Maulana Azad Medical College, India, 2007

HONORS AND AWARDS:
Best Poster. A comparative study of surgical and cytological specimens for EGFR mutation testing - review of data from two major tertiary hospitals in Singapore. Annual meeting of Joint British Society For Clinical Cytology (BSCC) and National Association of Cytologists (NAC). July 2011.

PUBLICATIONS:
Gupta S, Srivastava.S, Lim.D. What Predicts Recurrence in Low-Stage Endometrial Endometrioid Carcinoma? A Clinicopathological Review of 159 Cases. Poster presented at: United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology’s 102nd Annual Meeting; Baltimore, MD, January 2013.

Gupta S, Loh K S, Petterson F. Lymphoepithelial carcinoma of the parotid gland arising in an intraglandular lymph node: report of a rare case mimicking metastasis. Annals of Diagnostic Pathology. 2012 Oct; 16(5): 416-421.

Gupta S, Yan B, Leow PC, Chin SY, Soong R, Petersson F. Primary Mucinous Adenocarcinoma of the Epididymis: Report of a rare case with molecular genetic characterization including mutation analysis of the TP53 gene. Applied Immunohistochemistry & Molecular Morphology. 2012 Mar; 3(1).


Natalie Malvik, MD

Natalie Malvik, MD
AP/CP
5223 RCP
335-9945, pager #9003
natalie-malvik@uiowa.edu
B.A. Augustana College, Rock Island, IL, 2003
M.P.H. University of Illinois-Chicago, 2008
M.D. Southern Illinois University, 2014

PREVIOUS RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
Provider-focused interventions for increasing chlamydia screening in Jackson County, IL. Poster presented at: 2010 Illinois Department of Public Health Annual HIV/STD Conference; January 2010; Springfield, IL.

Presentation, April 2008. Preliminary analysis of data from the Breast Cancer Screening in Chicago study. Work presented at: University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health Graduate Student Capstone Presentation Day; April 2008; Chicago, IL.


Kendra Palmer, MD

Kendra Palmer, MD
AP/CP
5223 RCP
335-9945, pager #9009
kendra-palmer@uiowa.edu
B.S. Arizona State University, 2008
M.D. University of Arizona, 2014

PREVIOUS RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
Soule T, Palmer K, Gao G, Potrafka R, Stout V, Garcia-Pichel F. A Comparative Genomics Approach to Understanding the Biosynthesis of the Sunscreen Scytonemin in Cyanobacteria. BMC Genomics. 2009 Jul; 10(7): 336.


Jon Thomason, MD

Jon Thomason, MD
AP/CP
5223 RCP
335-9945, pager # 9018
jon-thomason@uiowa.edu
B.S. University of Kansas, Lawrence, 2006
M.D. University of Kansas, 2014

HONORS AND AWARDS:
Laurian Ballantyne Scholarship, 2013
RM Gouldner Scholarship, 2011
Wendell A. Grosjean Memorial Scholarship, 2010
Mabel Jensen Scholarship, 2010
Outstanding Academic Achievement, 2010

PREVIOUS RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
Undergraduate Lab Assistant, University of Kansas, Biology Department, 2004-2006.
Maintenance of colonies of experimental animals, audio recording/analysis, data entry, and molecular bench work as part of a DNA linkage analysis.


Sagar Vishal, MD

Sagar Vishal, MD
AP/CP
5223 RCP
335-9945, pager #9051
sagar-vishal@uiowa.edu
B.A. Hendrix College, Conway, AR, 2008
M.D. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2014

HONORS AND AWARDS:
McHenry Chemistry Award, 2008
Richard J. Webber Research Award, 2014
ASCP Medical Student Award for Academic Excellence and Achievement in Pathology, 2014

PREVIOUS RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
Independent Research Project, UAMS Department of Pathology, 2013-2014.
Designed and performed microscopic slide preparations characterizing the morphologic and cytochemical staining properties of exogenous materials encountered in skin biopsies. Abstract presented at American Society of Dermatopathology 51st Annual Meeting.

Research Assistant, UAMS Department of Radiation Oncology, 2011.
Designed and performed immunoassays, Western blots, and ELISA for protein quantification of molecular responses to thermal therapy of murine breast cancer. Wrote and prepared reports for poster presentation at 2012 American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) meeting.


PGY-2

Craig Dunseth, MD

Craig Dunseth, MD
AP/CP

5223 RCP
335-9945, pager #8731
craig-dunseth@uiowa.edu
B.A., summa cum laude, Drury University, Springfield, Missouri, 2009
M.D. University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, 2013

HONORS AND AWARDS:
W.B. (Pete) Stewart Memorial Scholarship for Pathology 2013

PREVIOUS RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
University of Iowa 2013-present.
Risk of inflammatory bowel disease associated colorectal neoplasia in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis. Immunohistochemical staining of pancreatic adenocarcinoma.

University of Missouri, 2012.
Invasion of melanoma B16 and fibrosarcoma HT1080 in the presence of growth factors using a collagen matrix assay.

Harvard University, Schepens Eye Institute, Summer 2009.
Induced mucin 16 (MUC16) shedding on human epithelial cells secondary to exoproducts from streptococcus pneumonia 168.

Emory University, Summer 2008.
Imprinting establishment and maintenance in trisomy 21.

Drury University, 2005-2009.
Dissociation constants of synthetic biological buffers AMPSO, DIPSO, HEPES, and HEPPSO.

PUBLICATIONS:
Roy RN, Roy LN, Denton C, LeNoue S, Fuge M, Dunseth C, Durden J, Roy C, Bwashi A, Wollen J, DeArmon S. Buffer Standards for the Physiological pH of 3-[(1,1-Dimethyl-2-hydroxymethyl)amino]-2-hydroxypropanesulfonic Acid (AMPSO) from (278.15 to 328.15) K. Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data 54, 428-435, 2009.

Roy RN, Roy LN, LeNoue S, Denton C, Fuge M, Dunseth C, Roy C, Hayden S, Wollen J, Sreepada K. Buffer Standards for the Physiological pH of the Zwitterionic Compound, DIPSO from 5 to 55°C. Journal of Solution Chemistry 38, 459-469, 2009. [PMID: 20160870]

Roy RN, Roy LN, Ashkenazi S, Wollen J, Dunseth C, Fuge M, Roy C, Hughes H, Morris B, Cline K. Buffer Standards for pH Measurement of N-(2-Hydroxyethyl)piperazine-N’-2-ethanesulfonic Acid (HEPES) for I=0.16 mol·kg-1 from 5 to 55°C. Journal of Solution Chemistry 38, 449-458, 2009. [PMID: 20161485]

Roy RN, Roy LN, Denton C, LeNoue S, Dunseth C, Fuge M, Ashkenazi S, Durden J, Roy C, Wollen J, Hayden S. Buffer Standards for the Physiological pH of the Zwitterionic Compound, HEPPSO from 5 to 55°C. Journal of Solution Chemistry 38, 1417-1431, 2009.

PRESENTATIONS:
Dunseth C, Bellizzi A.Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)-Associated Colorectal Neoplasia in IBD-Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC) Appears Greater in Patients Diagnosed with IBD Before PSC. 2015 United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting; March 2015; Boston MA.

Dunseth C, Coffee B, Sherman S, Bean L. Imprinting establishment and maintenance in Down Syndrome. Work presented at Emory University; July 2008; Atlanta Georgia.

Dunseth C, Fuge M, Roy LN, Roy RN. Study of HEPPSO buffer compound for pH measurements. Work presented at 235th ACS National Meeting, April 2008; New Orleans, LA.


Amelia Fierro-Fine, MD

Amelia Fierro-Fine, MD
AP/CP
5223 RCP
335-9945, pager #8986
amelia-fierro-fine@uiowa.edu
B.A., summa cum laude, Carlton College, Northfield, Minnesota, 2007
M.D. University of Iowa, 2013 – Research Distinction

HONORS AND AWARDS
Paul E. Strandjord Young Investigator Award, Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists, 2015
Outstanding Medical Student in Pathology, University of Iowa, 2013
Post-Sophomore Pathology Externship, University of Iowa, 2011 – 2012
Phi Beta Kappa, Carleton College, 2007
Sigma Xi, Carleton College, 2007
Mortar Board, Carleton College, 2005

PREVIOUS RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
Research distinction track project, University of Iowa, 2010-2013.
Performed a retrospective study of pre- and post-liver liver biopsy specimens with Dr. Kyle Brown (Department of Internal Medicine) and Dr. Leana Guerin (Pathology).

Summer Research Fellow, University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology, 2009.
Worked under Dr. Greg Hageman and Dr. Tom Collins (department of surgery) to perform chart review of post-transplant liver function to compare complement factor H genotypes pre- and post-liver transplant. Presented work at Medical Student Research Day, September 2009.

Research Assistant, Carleton College Chemistry Department, June 2005-June 2006.
Performed a biological chemistry project for Chemistry Professor Joe Chihade using PCR, gel electrophoresis, transcription, and RNA gel electrophoresis. Presented work at the American Chemical Society conference, Washington, D.C., 2006.

PUBLICATIONS:
Adnan MM, Fierro-Fine A, Zhao L, Khalil MO. Metastatic melanoma masquerading as disseminated sporotrichosis. J Community Support Oncol. 2014 Sep;12(9):339-40. doi: 10.12788/jcso.0074. [PubMed PMID: 25848910]

Guo R, Fierro-Fine A, Goddard L, Russell M, Chen J, Liu CZ, Fung KM, Hassell LA. Increased expression of melanoma stem cell marker CD271 in metastatic melanoma to the brain. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2014 Dec 1;7(12):8947-51. eCollection 2014. [PubMed PMID: 25674270; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4313973]

PRESENTATIONS:
Fierro-Fine A, House H, Harland K, Krasowski M. Ethanol values during football season: Assessment of a university policy change on emergency department ethanol values from 2006 to 2014. Presented at: 50th Annual Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists Meeting; May 2015; Minneapolis, MN.

Fierro-Fine A, Lindley S, Kraus T. Natural Killer -cell enteropathy: an indolent mimic of T cell lymphoma. Poster presented at: College of American Pathologists Annual Meeting; September 2014; Chicago, IL.

Progression of Hemosiderosis in Cirrhotic Human Livers. Fierro-Fine A, Guerin L, Zimmerman MB, Brown K. Poster presented at: 63rd Annual American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Meeting; November 2012; Boston, MA.


Matthew Keeney, MD

Matthew Keeney, MD
AP/CP

5223 RCP
335-9945, pager #4367
matthew-keeney@uiowa.edu
B.S., summa cum laude, Creighton University, 2008
M.D. Loma Linda University School of Medicine, 2013

HONORS AND AWARDS:
Alpha Omega Alpha, 2012

PUBLICATIONS:
Gailey MP, Keeney ME, and Jensen CS. A cytomorphometric analysis of pulmonary and mediastinal granulomas: Differentiating histoplasmosis from sarcoidosis by fine-needle aspiration. Cancer Cytopathology, 2015 Jan; 123:51–58. doi:10.1002/cncy.21491. [PMID: 25318988]

Brankley SM, Fritcher EG, Smyrk TC, Keeney ME, Campion MB, Voss JS, Clayton AC, Wang, KK, Lutzke LS, Kipp BR, Halling KC. Fluorescence in situ hybridization mapping of esophagectomy specimens from patients with Barrett's esophagus with high-grade dysplasia or adenocarcinoma. Hum Pathol.2012 Feb; 43(2):172-9. doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2011.04.018. [PMID: 21820152]

Fletcher JT, Keeney ME, Walz SE. 1-Allyl and 1-Benzyl-3-methyl-1,2,3-triazolium Salts via Tandem Click Transformations. Synthesis. 2010(19): 3339-3345: doi: 10.1055/s-0030-1257909.

Fletcher JT, Walz, SE, Keeney ME. Monosubstituted 1,2,3-triazoles from two-step one-pot deprotection/click additions of trimethylsilylacetylene. Tetrahedron Letters. 2008, 49, 7030-7032: doi:10.1016/j.tetlet.2008.09.136.

PRESENTATIONS:
Keeney M, Tilak A, Sompallae R, Guseva N, Bossler A. Potential for Next Generation Sequencing to Identify Therapeutic Targets in EGFR Mutation/ALK Rearrangement-Negative Lung Cancer. Poster presented at: United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) Annual Meeting; March 2015; Boston, MA.

Keeney M, Gailey M, Jensen C. Fine Needle Aspiration of Granulomas: A View of the World Beyond Infectious Etiologies. Poster presented at: United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) Annual Meeting; March, 2014; San Diego, CA.

Keeney M, Fletcher J. Synthesis of Monosubstituted 1,2,3-Triazoles from Tandem Deprotection 'Click' Reactions. In: Proceedings from the Nebraska Academy of Sciences, 118th Annual Meeting; April 18, 2008; Lincoln, NE.


Sydney Rooney, MD

Sydney Rooney, MD
AP/CP

5223 RCP
335-9945, pager #6936
sydney-rooney@uiowa.edu
B.S. University of Pittsburgh, 2008
M.D. University of North Dakota, 2013

HONORS AND AWARDS:
Bohdan Z. Hordinski, MD, Memorial Medical Scholarship
Mary Elizabeth Wiltrout Dryden Memorial Scholarship
Karen and Elvira Lynner Medical Scholarship

PREVIOUS RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
Autopsy Intern. Allegheny County Medical Examiner, 1/2008-4/2008.
Assisted pathologists and technicians with postmortem examinations; obtained and recorded information for autopsy reports, including organ and toxicology specimens; compiled case-related annotated bibliography from forensic anthropology and medical journal articles.


Katie Schouweiler, MD

Katie Schouweiler, MD
AP/CP

5223 RCP
335-9945, pager #6928
katie-schouweiler@uiowa.edu
B.S., summa cum laude, University of North Dakota, 2008
M.D. University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Science, 2013

HONORS AND AWARDS:
Charles and Emma Bollinger Scholarship, 2011
Logan Hetherington Award Scholarship, 2012
Phi Beta Kappa

PREVIOUS RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
Primary Investigator. University of North Dakota, 09/2011 – 07/2012.
Retrospective chart analysis of 800 patients with disorders of hypercoagulability (factor V Leiden mutation, antiphospholipid antibody syndrome, prothrombin G20210A mutation, methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase mutation C677T) and recurrent pregnancy loss.

PUBLICATIONS:
El-Herte R, Schouweiler K, et al. Phaeoacremonium parasiticum phaeohyphomycosis in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus treated successfully with surgical debridement and voriconazole: A case report and review of the literature. ID Cases. 2014. 1(4): 84-88.

Maliske S, Alshawabkeh L, Schouweiler K, Sigurdsson G. Expanding pseudoaneurysm compressing the coronary arteries and causing cardiogenic shock. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr.2015. 9(3):230-231. doi: 10.1016/j.jcct.2014.12.003. Epub 2014 Dec 26. [PMID: 25708010]

PRESENTATIONS:
Schouweiler K. Clinical-Pathologic Correlation Conference: Autopsy findings and histologic diagnosis of atypical thymoma (World Health Organization 3B) in a patient with Aspergillus pneumonia and disseminated cytomegalovirus infection (2015).


Angela Wu, MD

Angela Wu, MD
AP/CP

5223 RCP
335-9945, pager #6886
angela-wu@uiowa.edu
B.S. University of California, Berkeley, 2008
M.D. University of Minnesota, 2013

PREVIOUS RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
Research Assistant. Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute, 06/2008 – 07/2009.
Work on several projects included determining the level of circulating vitamin D in skin cancer prone patients, and determining the chemopreventive effects of vitamin D and a small molecule antagonist against basal cell carcinoma. Also acted as lab manager: responsible for maintaining supplies inventory and proper functioning of lab equipment.

PRESENTATIONS:
Wu A, Tang J, Chengshi J, McCulloch C, Epstein E. (2008, August). Clinical Study of Serum Vitamin D levels in Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome Patients. Poster. Bay Area Clinical Research Symposium; August 2008; San Francisco, CA.

Wu A. Plasma Cell Myeloma and the Bone Marrow Microenvironment. Oral Presentation. University of Minnesota Hematopathology Department; September 2012; Minneapolis, MN.

Wu A. Malignant Mixed Müllerian Tumors. Oral Presentation. University of Minnesota Surgical Pathology Department; May 2012; Minneapolis, MN.


PGY-3

DEEMA ALKAPALAN, MD

Deema Alkapalan, MD
AP/CP
5223 RCP
335-9945, pager #3689
deema-alkapalan@uiowa.edu
M.D. University of Damascus, Syria, 2007

PREVIOUS TRAINING:
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, University of Damascus, November 2007-April 2010

PRESENTATIONS:
Alkapalan D. Comprehensive Evaluation of DOG1 in Squamous and Urothelial Carcinomas Reveals Frequent Expression Across Anatomic Sites. Poster presented at: Annual Meeting of United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology; March 2015; Boston, MA.

Alkapalan D, Stelow E, Hornick J, Bellizzi A. DOG1 Is Not Significantly Expressed by Pancreatic Acinar Cell Carcinomas or Solid-Pseudopapillary Neoplasms, While It Is Often Expressed by Serous Tumors. Poster presented at: Annual Meeting of United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology; March 2015; Boston, MA.

Paxton CN, Bellizzi AM, Alkapalan D, O’Malley DP, Perkins SL, South ST, Andersen EF. Genomic Analysis of Juvenile Xanthogranuloma. Poster presented at: Annual Meeting of the American College of Medical Genetics; March, 2015; Salt Lake City, UT.


AVA BHATTARAI, MBBS

Ava Bhattarai, MBBS
AP/CP
5223 RCP
335-9945, pager #3693
ava-bhattarai@uiowa.edu
M.B.,B.S. Zainul Haq Sikder Mohila Medical College, Dhaka, 2002

PREVIOUS TRAINING:
Internship, Bir Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal, January 2001-February 2002
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India, July 2007 – October 2010


GAGAN MATHUR, MBBS

Gagan Mathur, MD
CP only
5223 RCP
335-9945, pager #3743
gagan-mathur@uiowa.edu
M.B., B.S. Dr. S.N. Medical College, 2010
M.B.A. University of Iowa Tippie School of Management, 2015

PREVIOUS RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
Surgical Pathology Management Project, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. Studied and analyzed the change in large surgical pathology specimen turnaround time after implementation of workflow changes.

Informatics, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. Explored the data warehouse mining tool StarMaker and reviewed the literature on data mining for pathology using data warehouses.

Molecular pathology, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. Compared performance of comprehensive cancer mutation profiling by targeted gene panels using next generation sequencing to specific gene mutation analysis using traditional sequencing.

Management project, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. Using middleware and an open-source macro application helped streamline protein electrophoresis sign-out.

Research Assistant, Department of Medicine M.D.M. Hospital, Jodhpur. Studied Microbiological & Drug Sensitivity Profile of Jodhpur City, the data collected was used by Antimicrobial Guideline Committee to formulate guidelines for antibiotic use.

Co-Investigator, Department of Medicine, M.D.M. Hospital, Jodhpur. Conducted a Retrospective Analysis of Diabetic Admissions, collected data helped determine the burden on health care system and in the planning of appropriate management strategies.

Co-Investigator, Department of Pediatrics, Umaid Hospital, Jodhpur. Retrospectively determined the neurologic associations and factors related to Speech and Language Delay.

Research Assistant, Department of Medicine, M.D.M. Hospital, Jodhpur. Evaluated the Novel Influenza A (H1N1) admissions during 2009-2010 Pandemic.

Research Assistant, Department of Medicine, M.D.M. Hospital, Jodhpur. Carried out an Epidemiologic Study on patients with HIV/AIDS.

Research Assistant, Department of Community Medicine, Dr. S. N. Medical College. To understand the interplay of social factors in health and sickness in a family, participated in a Socio-Economic Survey on people living in an area covered by the Primary Health Centre.

PUBLICATIONS:
Mathur G, Haugen T, Davis S, Krasowski M. Streamlined sign-out of capillary protein electrophoresis using middleware and an open-source macro application. Journal of Pathology Informatics 5(2014). [PMID: 25337433]

Mathur G, Ma D. Coexistence of Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor- Sensitizing and Resistant EGFR Mutations in an Untreated Lung Adenocarcinoma Patient and Response to Erlotinib. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 9.7 (2014): e55-e57. [PMID: 24926557]

Behonick G, Shanks K, Firchau D, Mathur G, Lynch C, Nashelsky M, Jaskierny D, Meroueh C. Four Postmortem case reports with Quantitative Detection of Synthetic Cannabinoid, 5F-PB-22. Journal of Analytic Toxicology. 2014; bku048. [PMID: 24876364]

Mathur G, Mathur S, Prakash P, Agarwal H, Mathur S, Mathur A, Kackar M, Saini D. Retrospective Analysis of Diabetic Admissions: Moving Forward by Looking Back. National Journal of Community Medicine. 2013; 4(4): 594-8.

Mathur S, Dubey T, Kulshrestha M, Agarwal H, Mathur G, et al. Clinical Profile and Mortality Among Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Infected Patients: 2009-2010 Jodhpur, Rajasthan Pandemic. Journal of the Association of Physicians of India. 2013 Sep; 61: 39-44. [PMID: 24772700]

Kishoria N, Dhadhich S, Agarwal H, Mathur A, Mathur G, Mathur S. Case report: Cytomegalovirus Oesophagitis in an HIV- infected patient. The Ganga Ram Journal. 2013; 3(3): 151-154.

Parakh M, Parakh P, Bhansali S, Gurjar AS, Parakh P, Mathur G. A Clinico-Epidemiologic Study of Neurologic Associations and Factors Related to Speech and Language Delay. National Journal of Community Medicine. 2012; 3(3): 518-22.

Mathur G, Yadav K, Ford B, CDC Working Group, Miller R. A Case Cluster of Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus Transmitted via Organ Transplantation. In progress.

Mathur G, Schriever A, Ford B, Krasowski M, Mathur G, Schriever A, Blau J, Ford B,. Use of a Data Warehouse at an Academic Medical Center for Clinical Pathology Quality Improvement and Research. Submitted to Journal of Pathology Informatics.

PRESENTATIONS:
Mathur G, Schriever A, Ford B, Krasowski M. Use of a Data Warehouse at an Academic Medical Center for Clinical Pathology Quality Improvement and Research. Poster presented at: 50th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists; May 2015; Minneapolis, MN.

Mathur G, Gailey M, Jans M, Becker K, Fuller E, Kirby P, Karandikar N & Robinson R. Reprioritizing the Surgical Pathology Workflow of Cases: Decreasing Large Surgical Pathology Specimen Turnaround Time in an Academic Medical Center. Poster presented at: 2015 Annual Meeting of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology; July 2015; Big Island, HI.

Guseva N, Mathur G, Sompallae R, Stence A, Casey S, Tilak A, Heusel J, Ma D, Bossler A. Performance and Validation of Tumor Mutation Profiling Using the Personal Genome Machine. Poster presented at: Annual Meeting of the Association for Molecular Pathology; November 2014; National Harbor, MD.

Mathur G, Yadav K, Ford B, CDC Working Group, Miller R. Organ Transplantation Associated Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus Case Cluster. Poster presented at: Annual Meeting for the College of American Pathologists; September 2014; Chicago, IL.

Guseva N, Mathur G, Sompallae R, Tilak A, Heusel J, Ma D, Bossler A. Laboratory Experience with Clinical NGS Testing using the Personal Genomics Machine. Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center Scientific Retreat.

Mathur G, Haugen T, Krasowski M, Davis S. Streamlined sign-out of capillary protein electrophoresis using middleware and an open-source macro application. Poster presented at: Joint Summits on Translational Science; April 2014; San Francisco, CA.


PGY-4

ANNA DOLEZAL, MD

Anna Dolezal, MD
AP/CP
5223 RCP
335-9945, pager #3601
anna-dolezal@uiowa.edu
B.A., B.S. Drake University, 2005
M.D. University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, 2011

HONORS AND AWARDS:
Member of Alpha Omega Alpha
John and Kay Garland Scholarship Recipient, 2010-2011
J.M. Grimes Fisher Memorial Scholarship Recipient, 2010-2011
Selected via application to participate in clinical work in hospitals in Israel and the West Bank as well as refugee camps in Palestine, 2011
Post-Sophomore Pathology Fellowship (Externship), University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, June 2008-June 2009

PREVIOUS RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
Summer Research Fellow, University of Iowa Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, June 2006-August 2006. Studied the outcomes of surgical repairs of aortic stenosis.


MARISA JACOB, MD

Marisa Jacob, MD
AP/CP
5223 RCP
335-9945, pager #3616
marisa-jacob@uiowa.edu
M.D. Spartan Health Sciences University, Saint Lucia, 2011


CARLY RYSGAARD, MD

Carly Rysgaard, MD, Co-Chief Resident
AP/CP
5223 RCP
335-9945, pager #3620
carolyn-rysgaard@uiowa.edu
B.A. University of Minnesota Twin Cities, 2004
M.D. University of Minnesota Medical School, 2011

HONORS AND AWARDS:
Phi Beta Kappa, 2004

PREVIOUS RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
Research Associate, Hennepin County Medical Center: Emergency Department, June 2004-May 2007. Studied pain management, procedural sedation, and chemical dependency.


STEPHANIE STAUFFER, MD

Stephanie Stauffer, MD, Co-Chief Resident
AP/CP
5223 RCP
335-9945, pager #3623
stephanie-stauffer@uiowa.edu
B.S. Millersville University of Pennsylvania, 2006
M.D. University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, 2011

HONORS AND AWARDS:
Teaching Distinction Track, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 2011
Post-Sophomore Pathology Fellowship (Externship), University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, June 2008-June 2009

PREVIOUS RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
Research Assistant, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, May 2007-August 2007. Maintained cell cultures for the laboratory and worked a project investigating the Role of the Bcl-2 Family Member BOK in Programmed Cell Death.


STEPHANIE FISCHER, MD

Stephanie Wood, MD
AP/CP
5223 RCP
335-9945, pager #3604
stephanie-wood@uiowa.edu
B.S. University of Iowa, 2004
M.D. University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, 2011

HONORS AND AWARDS:
Member of Alpha Chi Sigma, Professional Chemistry Fraternity
Post-Junior Pathology Fellowship (Externship), University of Iowa
College of Medicine, June 2009-June 2010

PREVIOUS RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
Research Assistant, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics,
May 2004-June 2006 ; May 2007-Sept 2007
Studied hereditary hearing loss and performed clinical testing in a genetics research lab.