Mike Knudson

Mayor & City Council
Title: City Council Member
Phone: 319-430-7797
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Mike Knudson City Council

Terms in Office

City Council:
January 2022 – December 2025


Dr. Knudson has a BSE in Biomedical Engineering, a MD, and a PhD in Physiology and Biophysics, all from the University of Iowa. He did his residency in Clinical Pathology at Washington University in St Louis. He is a professor in the Department of Pathology at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, and is the Medical Director of the DeGowin blood bank and donor center at UIHC. His family includes his wife, Beth Rydstrom Knudson, and two daughters. His hobbies include cooking, biking, golfing, and attending sporting events, including the Iowa Heartlanders. 

Other government services include:

  • Former Coralville Parks & Recreation commission member
  • Former Coralville Board of Adjustment member
  • Former Coralville Planning & Zoning commission member
  • Appointment at the VA Medical Center in the Department of Pathology with responsibilities overseeing the transfusion medicine service

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