UI Hospitals and Clinics

October 2013

Breast Cancer Awareness Month
One in eight American women will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime. Learn four ways to prevent the disease.
Fund Finding
Social networking helps UI graduate student raise money for research.
Join UI Health Care in Healthiest State Walk
The community is invited to be a part of the Healthiest State Walk on Wednesday, Oct. 9, at University of Iowa Health Care—Iowa River Landing in Coralville.
The Future of Human Reproduction
Special guest lecturer Professor Hank Greely, JD, joins UI faculty to discuss legal and ethical issues surrounding human genetics.
Breast Cancer Lunch & Learn
Join us for lunch and the latest about breast cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment at this free event.
Two Genes Linked to Increased Risk for Eating Disorders
Genes interact in the brain, and both mutations produce the same biological effect.
A Mentor at Heart
Allyn Mark is recognized internationally for his research in brain control of the cardiovascular system and blood pressure, but his greatest passion is as a mentor to trainees and young faculty.
Confused About the Health Care Changes?
No matter your income or employment status, everyone now has access to quality health insurance. The Marketplace is open.
UIHC Named National Leader on Conflict of Interest Policy
The Institute of Medicine as a Profession released its new study on conflict of interest policies that shows the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine has one of the five strongest COI policies in the nation.
VA Uses Web-Based Approach to Reach UI Veterans
The Iowa City VA Health Care System (HCS) and the University of Iowa have collaborated on a project to improve veterans' access to VA mental health care and awareness of UI resources available to veterans on campus.
Celebration commemorating the naming of the Vision Research Facility
UI to commemorate the naming of the Stephen A. Wynn Institute for Vision Research Friday, October 18.
Celebration commemorating the naming of the Vision Research Facility
UI to commemorate the naming of the Stephen A. Wynn Institute for Vision Research Friday, October 18.
Naming of Wynn Institute for Vision Research
Oct. 18 ceremony celebrates Stephen A. Wynn's commitment to curing blinding eye diseases.
New Academic Portal at the UI Connects Researchers and Projects
There’s a new way for University of Iowa researchers to connect with colleagues and potential collaborators worldwide.
$10 Million Commitment for Children’s Medicine
Steads commit $10 million to further children’s medicine at Iowa.
Improving Colon Cancer Screening Rates in Iowa
Mailing educational material and a testing kit to patients more than tripled screening rates.
2013 UIP Awards Announced
Clinicians honored for clinical excellence.
Breathing Easier
Come learn how UI pulmonary researchers are working to alleviate the suffering of over 36 million Americans who are struggling to catch their breath due to asthma and COPD.
Sound Science: UI at the Forefront of Auditory Advancements
Over the past three decades, Bruce Gantz and his colleagues at the Iowa Cochlear Implant Research Center have helped improve the success and expand the use of cochlear implants.
Youth Football and Concussions: Worth The risk?
UI Sports Medicine study will compare injury rates for youth flag and tackle football.
Bacteria and Fat: A 'Perfect Storm' For Inflammation
Bacterial toxins activate fat cells producing chronic inflammation, which in turn boosts risk of developing diabetes.

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