UI Hospitals and Clinics

June 2011

UI Health Care Names New Head of Psychiatry
University of Iowa Health Care leaders have selected James Potash, MD, MPH, as the new professor and head of the UI Department of Psychiatry.
Apple Peel Makes Mice Mighty
A UI study showed that a waxy substance in apple peel promoted muscle growth in mice.
UI Children's Hospital Cancer Researcher to Receive 'Hope on Wheels' Grant
Natalie Kamberos, D.O., a hematology, oncology and immunology fellow at University of Iowa Children's Hospital, will be presented with a $50,000 Hyundai Scholar Grant on Wednesday.
Biobank Donors Prefer Consent
A UI study determined people prefer limited informed consent when it comes to biobanking.
New Federal Radon Action Plan Cites Research by UI Professor
R. William Field, PhD, a professor in the UI College of Public Health, is cited in a federal radon action plan aimed at protecting people from radon, a leading cause of environmental cancer deaths.