Past Fellows: Present to 1996




Gary Kummet, MD (2011-2014)
Medical School: University of North Dakota School of Medicine, Grand Forks
Residency:University of Iowa
Research Focus:Evaluation of noninvasive respiratory support for premature infants with lung disease.

Erica LeClair, MD

Erica LeClair, MD (2011-2014)
Medical School: Sanford School of Medicine, Vermillion
Residency:University of Iowa
Research Focus:The effect of CFTR knockout on pulmonary development in a porcine model system



Larry Meyer, MD (2011-2014)
Medical School: Sanford School of Medicine, Vermillion
Residency:University of Iowa
Research Focus:Autistic features of growth restricted, leptin deficient, and sertraline exposed mouse models.

Prasad

Prasad Bhandary, MBBS (2009-2012)
Medical School: M.S. Ramaiah Med College & Hospital
Residency:State University of New York Stony Brook (SUNY)
Research Focus:The developmental biology of globin chain switching

Mina Hanna, MBBS

Mina Hanna, MBBS (2009-2012)
Medical School: University of Alexandria, Egypt
Residency: St. John Hospital, Detroit
Research Focus: Genomics and Metabolomics of Acute Kidney Injury
Current Position: Department of Pediatrics, University of Kentucky

Diana Dang, MD

Diana Dang, MD (2009-2012)
Medical School: University of Missouri
Residency: University of Iowa
Research Focus: Macronutrient contributions to fetal diabetic programming
Current Position: St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City

Michelle Baack, MD
Michelle Baack, MD (2008-2011)
Medical School: University of South Dakota School of Medicine
Residency: University of Nebraska – Creighton
Research Focus: Long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in human milk and the effects of neurodevelopment of preterm infants and polyunsaturated fatty acids and fetal origin of adult diseases
Current Position: Associate of Pediatrics, University of South Dakota School of Medicine, Sioux Falls, SD

Ragheed Katkhuda, MD

Ragheed Katkhuda, MD (2008-2011)
Medical School: University of Aleppo, Syria
Residency: Western Reserve Case System; State University of New York at Stony Brook
Research Focus: Cardiovascular changes in infants of diabetic mothers
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Kentucky Health Care, Lexington, KY

Benjamin Stevens

Benjamin Stevens, MD (2007-2010)
Medical School: University of Utah
Residency: University of Iowa Children's Hospital
Research Focus: Development evidence based medicine in neonatal resuscitation
Current Position: Private Practice, St. Luke's Hospital, Cedar Rapids, IA

Paul Mann, MD

Paul Mann, MD (2007-2010)
Medical School: Southern Illinois University
Residency: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Research Focus: Genetics of prematurity across different patient populations
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA

Kara Stirling, MD

Kara Stirling, MD (2006-2009)
Medical School: New York University School of Medicine
Residency: University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Research Focus: The role of genetic polymorphisms in the oxytocin receptor in preterm delivery
Current Position: Private Practice Neonatology, Northwest Newborn Specialists, PC, Portland, OR

Shakir Mohamed, MD

Shakir Mohamed, MD (2006-2009)
Medical School: University of Iowa
Residency: Ohio State University/Columbus Children's Hospital
Research Focus: Genetics of retinopathy of prematurity in preterm infants
Current Position: Instructor of Pediatrics, Dept of Pediatrics, Div of Newborn Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Glenda Rabe, MD

Glenda K. Rabe, MD (2005-2008)
Medical School: University of Iowa
Residency: University of Iowa
Research Focus: Neuropathology induced by lymphocytic choriomeningitis
Current Position: Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, University of Iowa Children's Hospital

Audra Winder, MD

Audra A. Winder, MD (2004-2007)
Medical School: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Residency: University of Iowa
Research Focus: Toll-like receptor 2 expression & innate immune responses in human airway epithelia - implications for neonatal lung biology
Current Position: Neonatologist, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, WI

Nathan Lepp, MD

Nathan T. Lepp, MD (2004-2007)
Medical School: University of Iowa
Residency: Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Research Focus: Determination of genetic contributions to spontaneous preterm labor
Current Position: Private practice neonatology, Phoenix, AZ

Jennifer Foster, MD

Jennifer J. Foster, MD (2003-2006)
Medical School: LA State University, Baton Rouge, LA
Residency: Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, AR
Research Focus: Role of Galectin-1 in pulmonary alveolarization
Current Position: Private practice neonatology, Valley Hospital Medical Center, Las Vegas, NV

Erick Gerday, MD

Erick B. Gerday, MD (2004-2007)
Medical School: Univ Pierre & Marie Curie, Paris, France
Residency: Driscoll Children's Hospital, Corpus Christi, TX
Research Focus: Human herpes virus-8 in neonates
Current Position: Private practice neonatology, Director of Research, Utah Valley Regional Medical Center, Provo, UT

Robert Roghair, MD

Robert Roghair, MD (2002-2005)
Medical School: University of Iowa
Residency: University of Iowa
Research Focus: Antenatal corticosteroid-induced alterations in coronary vascular reactivity
Current Position: Associate professor of pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, University of Iowa Children's Hospital

Cary Murpy, MD

Cary R. Murphy, MD (2004-2007)
Medical School: University of Iowa
Residency: University of Iowa
Research Focus: Role of survivin in embryogenesis in Xenopus laevis
Current Position: Private practice neonatology, Medical Director for Pediatrix Medical Group of Iowa, Director of Neonatal Transport, Mercy Hospital, Des Moines, IA

Lori Katz, MD

Lori M. Katz, MD (2001-2004)
Medical School: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Residency: Creighton University, Omaha, NE
Research Focus: Genetics of omphalocele and other abdominal wall defects
Current Position: Private practice neonatology, Mercy Hospital, Des Moines, IA

Nicole Schmidt, MD

Nicole M. Schmidt, MD (2000-2003)
Medical School: Texas A&M, College Station, TX
Residency: University of Iowa
Research Focus: Metabolism of erythropoietin in biologic fluids
Current Position: Private practice neonatology, Northwest Newborn Specialists, P.C., Portland, OR

Lawrence Prince, MD, PhD

Lawrence S. Prince, MD, PhD (2000-2003)
Medical School: University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
Residency: University of Iowa
Research Focus: Assembly and expression of epithelial Na channel complex
Current Position: Assistant professor of pediatrics, Division of neonatology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Dan Ellsbury, MD

Daniel L. Ellsbury, MD (1998-2001)
Medical School: University of Iowa
Residency: University of Iowa
Research Focus: Role of paraventricular nucleus in sympathetic activity
Current Position: Private practice neonatology, Mercy Hospital, Des Moines, IA; Director, Continuous Quality Improvement, Center for Research and Education, Pediatrix Group, Sunrise, FL; Adjunct assistant clinical professor of Pediatrics, University of Iowa Children's Hospital

Karen Brown, MD

Karen R. Brown, MD (1997-2000)
Medical School: University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
Residency: University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI
Research Focus: Effect of VEGF on epithelial cells in developing lung
Current Position: Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, St. Alexius Medical Center, Bismarck, ND

Kevin Coppage, MD

Kevin B. Coppage, MD (1995-1999)
Medical School: University of Iowa
Residency: University of Iowa
Research Focus: Map of the Van der Woude Syndrome critical region
Current Position: Private practice neonatology, Medical Director of Neonatology, Gaston Memorial Hospital, Gastonia, NC

John Dagle, MD, PhD

John M. Dagle, MD, PhD (11995-1997)
Medical School: University of Iowa
Residency: University of Iowa
Research Focus: Use of modified oligonucleotides to alter gene expression
Current Position: Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Director of Neonatal Transport, Division of Neonatology, University of Iowa Children's Hospital

Jean Petershack, MD

Jean A. Petershack, MD (1994-1996)
Medical School: University Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
Residency: University Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
Research Focus: Glucocorticoids and maturation of renal Na+-K+-ATPase
Current Position: Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Assistant Pediatric Clerkship Director, Director of Neonatal Education, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX

Thomas George, MD

Thomas N. George, MD (1994-1997)
Medical School: Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN
Residency: University of Iowa
Research Focus: Regulation of surfactant protein mRNA by retinoic acid
Current Position: NICU Medical Director, Associate Residency Director, University of Minnesota Children's Hospital, Minneapolis, MN

Mark Thompson, MD

Mark W. Thompson, MD (1993-1996)
Medical School: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Residency: Tripler Army Hospital, Honolulu, HI
Research Focus: Regulation of renin mRNA expression
Current Position: Chief of Pediatrics, Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatric Consultant to Army Surgeon General, University of Hawaii Kapiolani Tripler, Dept of Pediatrics, Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii

Ann-Monique Nuyt, MD

Ann-Monique Nuyt, MD (1993-1996)
Medical School: University of Sherbrooke, City of Quebec, Canada
Residency: Université de Sherbrooke, Quebec and McGill University, Quebec
Research Focus: Ontogeny of baroreflex control of heart rate and blood pressure
Current Position: Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 

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