Mark Goedken, MD born in Cedar Rapids. Mark Goedken, MD attended Loras College in Dubuque, IA and received a B.S. in Biology. He received his medical degree from the University of Iowa College of Medicine. Dr. Goedken completed his residency training at the Cedar Rapids Medical Education Foundation. He possesses special interest in procedures including colonoscopies, EGDs, vasectomies and joint injections and is the only family physician in our community comprehensively providing these services. Dr. Goedken is board certified in Family Medicine and credentialed at both hospitals. He enjoys outdoor sports, fitness, gardening and traveling.
Jennifer Forkner, MSN, ARNP has lived in Iowa most of her life and received her B.S. in nursing from the University of Iowa. She practiced nursing for 6 years which included the Intensive Care Unit and psychiatric nurse’s aide at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and at Comfort Care where she provided care for the elderly in their homes. She graduated with her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Iowa in 2010. Jennifer is a Nurse Practitioner joining Family Physicians of Cedar Rapids in February 2011 and is credentialed at Mercy Medical Center. Jennifer has a passion for preventative medicine and nutrition which inspired her to start a weight loss program at Family Physicians in 2015 which assists people with improving their health through weight loss while treating and preventing chronic conditions related to obesity. In her spare-time she enjoys fitness, cooking, traveling, watching movies, reading, gardening but mostly spending quality time with her family including her husband and 3 children.
Holli Kautzman, PharmD, BCPS received her B.S. and Doctorate in Pharmacy from North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND. She completed her residency training at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Dr. Kautzman held board certification as a Pharmacotherapy Specialist and was credentialed at Mercy Medical Center. Prior to joining Family Physicians of Cedar Rapids, Dr. Kautzman served as Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy and as adjunct Clinical Faculty at the University of Iowa College of Medicine. She also served as the Director of Pharmacology for the Cedar Rapids Medical Education Foundation. Dr. Kautzman enjoyed traveling especially to Catholic pilgrimage sites, gardening, cooking and was a devoted swimmer. Dr. Kautzman joined Family Physicians of Cedar Rapids in 2005 as a co-owner until her death on February 1, 2018 after an 8 year courageous battle with breast cancer. She was well respected by her colleagues and patients and will be forever missed. Her legacy of demanding that patients receive quality and compassionate care will be continued by our practice in her honor.
A perpetual memorial scholarship fund has been established to assist financially disadvantaged pharmacy students at North Dakota State University through the North Dakota Community Foundation. If you would like to make a donation to the memorial, please Click Here