Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship Program

Buzza,Colin

Colin Buzza

Hometown

Lanesboro, Minnesota

Undergraduate Institution

Wartburg College
Major: Biology

Medical School

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Honors

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, inducted 2011
  • Outstanding Student Achievement Award, National Rural Health Association, 2011
  • Outstanding Presentation in Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Medical Student Research Day, 2009
  • Future Leaders in Preventive Medicine Award, American College of Preventive Medicine, 2009
  • Outstanding Senior, Biology, Wartburg College, 2005
  • Dell Award for Outstanding Contributions to Peace and Justice, Wartburg College, 2005

Publications

Buzza, CD, Ono, SS, Turvey, C, Wittrock, S, Noble, M, Reddy, G, Kaboli, PJ, Reisinger, HS. 2011. Distance is Relative: Unpacking a Principal Barrier in Rural Health Care. Journal of General Internal Medicine, in press

Reisinger, HS, Brackett, RH, Buzza, CD, Williams, MB, Gourley, R, Van der Weg, MW, Christiansen, AJ, Kaboli, PJ. 2011. “All the money in the world…” Patient Perspectives Regarding the Influence of Financial Incentives. Health Services Research, in press

Reisinger, HS, Wittrock, S, Williams, M, Pilling, S, Buzza, CD, Kaboli, PL. 2011. Patients and Providers Compare Direct-to-Consumer Advertising and a Social Marketing Intervention: ‘Profit’ vs. ‘Pure’ Motives. Submitted for publication

Buzza, CD, Williams, MB, Van der Weg, MW, Christiansen, AJ, Kaboli, PJ, Reisinger, HS. 2010. Provider Perspectives: Should Patients Be Activated to Request Evidence-Based Medicine? A Qualitative Study of the VA Project to Implement Diuretics (VAPID). Implementation Science 5(24)

Buzza, CD. 2007. Governing a Commercial Vaccine: The Emergence of the HPV Vaccine in the United States. MSc Dissertation. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press

Presentations

Distance is Relative: Unpacking a Principal Barrier in Rural Health Care. Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Merida, Mexico, 2010

Distance is Relative: Highlights from a Mixed-Methods Evaluation of Challenges and Opportunities in the Care of Rural Veterans. Univ. of Iowa Medical Student Research Day, 2009

A Mixed-Methods Evaluation of Challenges and Opportunities in the Care of Rural Veterans in VISN 23: Interim Report. Office of Rural Health, VHA, Washington, DC, 2009

Should Patients be Activated to Request Evidence-Based Medicine? Providers Respond to the VA Project to Implement Diuretics. Univ. of Iowa Medical Student Research Day, 2008

The Effects of a Low-Carbohydrate Diet on Resting Metabolic Rate, Lipid Profile, and Blood Pressure. Meetings of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology & XXXV Int’l Congress of Physiological Sciences, San Diego, CA, 2005

The Role of Microglia in Methamphetamine-Induced Neuronal PC-12 Cell Death. Wartburg College Student Research Day, Waverly, IA, 2005

Mentor(s)

John Wemmie, MD, PhD
Psychiatry

Projects

The role of brain pH in psychiatric illness

Contact Information

Contact Colin Buzza with questions about the Doris Duke Fellowship at the University of Iowa