Our Current Faculty

Jonathan S. Simmons, D.O., M.Sc., F.C.C.P.
Clinical Associate Professor
Co-Director, Critical Care Fellowship
Undergraduate Education
  • Truman State University
Medical School
  • Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • St. Louis University
  • Northeast Regional Medical Center
  • Northeast Regional Medical Center
  • University of Iowa
Research Interests
  • Sepsis
  • ARDS
  • Stress Ulcer Prophylaxis
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Bioterrorism
  • Improving Our Workplace Award (IOWA), 2014
  • Resident Excellence in Teaching Award, 2014
  • Off-Service Teacher of the Year, 2007-2008
  • Best Off-Service Faculty, 2006-2007
  • Resident of the Year, 2002
  • Chief Resident, 2002
  • Chief Resident, 2001
  • Chief Intern, 2000
  • Student Osteopathic Surgical Association Presidential Award, 1999
  • Preferred Merchants Scholarship, 1996
  • Sigma Sigma Phi Honor Fraternity, 1996-1999
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American Thoracic Society
  • American College of Physicians
  • American College of Osteopathic Internists
  • American Medical Association
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Surgical Medical Director, CVICU, University of Iowa, 2013-present
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, St. Louis University, 2013-present
  • Director, Adult ECMO, University of Iowa, 2012-present
  • Clinical Associate Professor, University of Iowa, Anesthesia, 2009-present
  • Clinical Associate Professor, University of Iowa, Emergency Medicine, 2009-present
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Iowa, Emergency Medicine, 2007-2009
  • Co-Director, Critical Care Fellowship, University of Iowa, Anesthesia, 2004-present
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Iowa, Anesthesia, 2004-2009
  • Emergency Medicine Physician, Northeast Regional Medical Center, 2000-present
  • 1. Team Commander - Disaster Medical Assistance Team - DMAT D - State of Iowa Disaster Response Unit
  • 2. IA-1 Federal DMAt - Deputy Team Commander
  • 3. Deputy Medical Examiner - University of Iowa, Johnson County, IA
  1. Hata JS, Simmons JS, Kumar AB, Rickelman JH, Nickel EJ, Simmons ST, Torner J: The acute effectiveness and safety of the constant-flow, pressure-volume curve to improve hypoxemia in acute lung injury. J Intensive Care Med 2011 Jan; 27(2):119-27

  2. Hata JS, Shelsky CR, Hindman BJ, Smith TC, Simmons JS, Todd MM: A prospective, observational clinical trial of fever reduction to reduce systemic oxygen consumption in the setting of acute brain injury. Neurocrit Care 2007 Nov; 9(1):37-44