Faculty

Stephen Sorensen

Stephen Sorensen, MD, ABFM, Director of Clinic Operations and Quality, Program Director

Dr. Sorensen is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Medicine and a graduate of the Davenport residency program. Following graduation, he practiced as an emergency room physician in Grinnell, Maquoketa and Muscatine. He served the citizens of Davenport and surrounding communities as a full-time family physician for 8 years prior to joining the faculty. He is also a Clinical Professor at the University of Iowa College of Medicine. He is currently our residency Program Director, and is the Medical Director for the in-patient Palliative Medicine team for Genesis Medical Center.

Dean Bunting

Dean A. Bunting, MD, ABFM, Associate Program Director 

Dr. Bunting is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Medicine where he was elected into Alpha Omega Alpha, and a graduate of the Davenport program. He has a practice at the Genesis Family Medical Center Blue Grass Clinic. He is the Faculty Coordinator for the community-based clerkship and the Teaching Scholars Program for the University of Iowa.

Andy Andresen

Andrew A. Andresen, MD, ABFM

Dr. Andresen is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Medicine and a graduate of the Davenport program. He served the citizens of Durant, IA and surrounding communities as a full-time family physician and part-time emergency room physician before joining the program. He is past Chief of Staff at Genesis Medical Center. He served as Program Director from 2006 through July of 2015 and continues as Genesis Designated Institutional official. 

Gena Benoit

Gena L.R. Benoit, MD, ABFM, Faculty Physician 

Dr. Benoit is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Medicine and a graduate of the Davenport program. She has provided clinical instruction for the University of Iowa family medicine students, primary care community based students and MECO students. Before joining the faculty, Dr. Benoit was in private practice in Bettendorf, IA.

Brad Johnson

Brad Johnson, DO, ABFM, Faculty Physician

Dr. Johnson graduated from Des Moines University--College of Osteopathic Medicine and is a graduate of the Davenport Program. He served 6 years of active duty in the United States Air Force, the majority of which was spent in Flight Medicine, prior to starting his career in Family Medicine. Dr. Johnson has a practice at the Genesis Family Medical Center in Blue Grass and joins the faculty in resident and student education.

Niral Tilala

Niral Tilala, MD, ABFM, Faculty Physician 

Dr. Tilala received his medical degree from the Medical University of the Americas and did his residency training at the Davenport program. Prior to moving to Davenport, he was an EMT and taught medical assisting. Dr. Tilala has a practice at the Genesis Family Medical Center in Blue Grass and joins the faculty in resident education. He completed a fellowship in maternal child health (OB) at the University of Rochester in July 2015.

Regan Keeney, DO

Regan Cone, DO, Faculty Physician 

Dr. Cone is a graduate of Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of the Davenport program.  Dr. Cone has a practice at the Genesis Davenport Clinic and joins the faculty in resident and student education.

Trish Halligan

Trish Halligan, CPMSM, Residency Coordinator

Ms. Halligan is our Residency Coordinator. She is a member of the National Association of Medical Staff Services and the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. Trish coordinates all clinical rotations, credentialing, and supervises recruiting and interviewing. She is the Educational Coordinator to the University of Iowa, coordinating primary care rotations for M3 & M4 students, community-based, and MECO students.

Matt Arnold

Matthew Arnold, Pharm.D.

Dr. Arnold received his Pharm.D. from the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy in 2012. After graduation, Dr. Arnold completed his residency in family medicine at Siouxland Medical Education Foundation in Sioux City, Iowa. He is also an appointed adjunct faculty member of the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy. Dr. Arnold joins the faculty to assist with resident and student education of pharmacotherapy and drug management practices.

Rhonda McInroy

Rhonda Mclnroy, MSW, LMHC

Ms. Mclnroy received her Master of Social Work from the University of Iowa in 1989. She has worked in hospital social work, as an EAP counselor, and as a consultant for local health agencies. Rhonda is also an adjunct professor at St. Ambrose University. She sees patients at Family Medical Center and is responsible for teaching behavioral sciences, providing patient counseling and coordinating the community medicine curriculum.

Volunteer Teaching Faculty

Too numerous to list here, the residency program is supported by an enthusiastic volunteer faculty in all other departments to form a coordinated and integrated teaching plan for Family Medicine.

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