Donna Evans RN, BSN, is a Clinical Analyst who joined the VA staff in 2001. Donna is responsible for invaluable research related to hepatitis c conditions in veteran populations. This research study of Donna’s along with many others is supported by the Iowa City VA Medical Research Foundation.
Mark Yorek, PhD, has been with the VA since 1984 and is currently the Associate Chief of Staff for Research. He conducts research primarily related to obesity and diabetes, studying the courses of the diseases, associated complications, and possible prevention and treatment therapies.
Dr. Hall first joined the Iowa City VA Health Care System (ICVAHCS) in 2007 for the opportunity to do clinical work while working with graduate students and other trainee's and continuing to conduct research. He is a Neuropsychologist and Licensed Psychologist, serving as a Co-Director of the Polytrauma Support Clinical Team and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Iowa.
Dr. Bushnell, MD, joined VA staff in 1992 and currently serves as the Chief of Diagnostic Imaging Services at the Iowa City VA Medical Center. He is also a Professor of Radiology for the University of Iowa. Dr. Bushnell has primarily participated in research involving the treatment of various types of cancer, including Lymphoma, prostate cancer, and neuroendocrine cancer using radioactive drugs.
The Iowa City VA Medical Research Foundation (ICVARF) mobilizes resources that help target, cure, and improve veterans' health problems. Based in Iowa City, a hub of research and health care in the Midwest, we serve veterans in Iowa and Illinois.
ICVARF is a nonprofit corporation founded to help the Iowa City VA Health Care System advance its healthcare goals. We support medical research projects led by VA staff in order to assist and improve the healthcare provided to the veteran community.
We welcome you to learn more about our organization, including our board members, staff and researchers and the medical research being conducted through our support. To find out how we serve our nation's heroes by funding medical research, please feel free to Contact Us.