Honors and Accomplishments

  • Matt Uhlman was nominated for the “Carver College of medicine Resident of the Year” award.
  • Matt was also nominated for the “Resident teacher of the Year” award through the American College of Surgeons (ranked 2nd).
  • Kerri Barnes, Laura Bertrand and Matt Uhlman all received “Traveling Urology Resident Scholarship” awards from International Volunteers in Urology (IVUMed). Kerri volunteered in India; Matt will volunteer in Rwanda and Laura in India.
  • Lewis Thomas was awarded “Poster of Distinction” at the 2015 Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center Scientific Retreat.
  • Ryan Steinberg was awarded “Most Outstanding Poster” at the University of Iowa Health Sciences Research Week 2015.
  • Lewis Thomas – Best Inservice Score
  • Laura Bertrand – Best Overall Monthly Quiz Scores. This is the 2nd year in a row Laura wins this award.

Congratulations to our graduating Chiefs!

  • Eric J. Askeland, MD (2009-2015), joining a private practice group in Waterloo, IA
  • Kerri T. Barnes (2009-2015), joining as faculty at the University of Kansas, MO
  • Mark R. Newton , MD (2009-2015), joining a private practice group in Waterloo, IA

Welcome to our new Interns!

  • Kevin Flynn, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Anthony Oberle, University of Nebraska College of Medicine
  • Jeremy West, University of Utah School of Medicine