Our Sites

Iowa City

Faculty at our VAQS site are sought after for their expertise in research methods and specific content. Expertise includes nurse-physician communication, rural health, infection control, pharmacy and statistical methods. In addition, expertise in implementation methods is sought in the areas of mental health care delivery, novel clinical programs, hospital medicine and transitions of care, and healthcare administration.

Fellows come to our VAQS site to gain an expertise in locally driven quality improvement and access to VA data sources and expertise.

Our program site is known for a robust research infrastructure to support fellows in their scholarly endeavors whether they follow traditional health-services careers or healthcare delivery and QI.

Senior Faculty Scholars

Second Year Fellows

Amy Brown, LCSW

Nicole Loew, PhD, RN

Hiroyuki Suzuki, MD

First Year Fellows

Teresa Judge-Ellis, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, FAAN

Jennifer Powers, MD

Takaaki Kobayashi, MD

Iowa City – Rural Scholars

Senior Faculty Scholars

Project Coordinator

Delanie Hurst

Second Year Fellows

Karla Miller, MD

Ashley Stillwell, DO

Alumni

2020

  • Jennifer Eickstaedt, ARNP, NP-C
  • Sherry Brewer, MD, IFMCP, ABoIM

2019

  • Harry Porterfield, DO
  • Jaime Wilson, DNP, RN, PCCN-K
  • Melissa Swee, MD

2018

  • Aref Bin Abdulhak, MD
  • Stephanie Edmonds, RN, PhD

2017

  • Ethan Kuperman, MD

2016

  • Joshua Buck, MD
  • Kirstin Manges, RN, BAN

2015

  • Courtney Olmsted, MD
  • Jacinda Bunch, MSN, RN
  • Yolanda Villalvazo, MD

2014

  • Daniel Lose, BSN
  • Hilary Mosher, MD
  • Michihiko Goto, MD

2013

  • Arwa Aburizik, MD
  • Ashish Malhotra, MBBS
  • Patricia Groves, PhD

2011

  • Michael Ohl, MD
  • Victoria Steelman, PhD, RN

2010

  • Archana Laxmisan, MD

2009

  • Jorge Go, MD

2008

  • Ann Curtis, MD
  • Jaclyn Anderson, D.O.
  • Katrina Cannon, MD
  • Rajil Karnani, MD

2007

  • Thad Abrams, MD

2006

  • Ioana Popescu, MD
  • Kent Ray, D.O

2002

  • Bill Barry, MD
  • Chitra Komal Jaipaul, MD
  • Craig Clark, D.O.

2001

  • Peter Kaboli, MD