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I was born and raised in Iowa and have raised two children here. My oldest is a scientist-engineer and my youngest is a creative writer. I am married to a liberal attorney. I am currently directing clinical research and public health research.

Location: Iowa

Occupation: Biomedical Researcher

Diaries published: 12 (299 days since last diary on Sun Jul 27, 2014 at 06:44 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 25 (299 days since last comment on Sun Jul 27, 2014 at 06:44 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: seldom

Total Recommends: 120

Total Comment Ratings: 11

Most Recommended Diary: Wisconsin Republican legislators just don’t get it!, 24 comments, 18 recommends

People Following scifiowa: 6

scifiowa's Most Recent Diaries:

So the meme goes "Terri Branstad will win the Iowa Governorship because Jack Hatch is a big city liberal". If Terri Branstad does win, it will be in part because of lazy parroting of this lame ...
by scifiowa
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Jul 27, 2014 at 06:44 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
In Iowa as in many states, Obama's campaign recruited many dedicated volunteers. These volunteers did an amazing job of seemingly endless phone calls and weekends full of door knocking. While their ...
by scifiowa
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri Dec 21, 2012 at 04:39 PM PST with 12 Recommends
In 2014, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will provide federal funds for an expansion of Medicaid in the states. Governor Branstad is among those considering refusing to participate. ...
by scifiowa
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 06:44 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Another senseless mass murder has turned our attention once again to the problem of gun violence and the resulting loss of innocent lives. The focus of the discussion has been on gun legislation. ...
by scifiowa
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Dec 16, 2012 at 07:40 AM PST with 8 Recommends
John Dean's illuminating book titled "Conservatives Without Conscience" becomes more relevant with each election cycle. The book discusses modern politics and the conservative movement through the ...
by scifiowa
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Mar 19, 2011 at 09:01 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
This diary is about public health in Iowa but likely demonstrates how easy it is to confuse the public, even those knowledgeable about an issue. I recently attended a seminar by Dr. Marionette Miller-
by scifiowa
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Feb 28, 2011 at 07:12 AM PST with 2 Recommends

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