February 2013

  • New Liver Center Will Improve Patient Care

    February 26 - Des Moines Register - A new partnership between the University of Iowa Organ Transplant Center, Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines and the Iowa Digestive Disease Center is helping improve care for the growing number of patients diagnosed with complex liver disease.
  • College Classes on Genetics Get Personal

    February 27 - The Columbus Dispatch - A University of Iowa honors seminar on personal genetics is part of a growing movement in higher education to tackle the rapidly advancing field of personal genetics.
  • UIHC Works to Curb Side Effects of Prescription Abuse

    February 22 - Press-Citizen - With the national prescription drug abuse trend rising to what some call "epidemic" levels, experts are encouraging doctors and pharmacists to take even more precautions.
  • New UI Program Looks to Address Rural Physician Shortage

    February 25 - KWWL - The University of Iowa has started a loan repayment program which would pay UI medical students up to $100,000 for practicing for five years in qualifying rural areas after their residencies.
  • UI Staff, Public Get UI Children's Hospital Sneak Peek

    February 22 - Cedar Rapids Gazette - UI staff and the general public got the first major sneak peek of the designs of the new UI Children's Hospital facility, which opens in 2016.
  • UI Partners on Centralized Liver Center

    February 14 - The Daily Iowan - The University of Iowa is joining forces with two health care organizations in a partnership to improve care for patients with liver disease.
  • How Much Will Surgery Cost? Good Luck Finding Out

    February 11 - NBCnews.com - Hip replacement can cost $10,000 - $125,000, depending on the hospital, a University of Iowa study finds.
  • Hospital Expects Future Space Shortage

    February 6 - Press-Citizen - Regents approve University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics' $7.4 million expansion at Iowa River Landing facility.
  • 'Wave of the Future'

    February 6 - Press-Citizen - Health care partnership aims to better treat liver disease through the new Iowa Liver Center.
  • Girl Scouts Experience Mini-Medical School

    February 2 - KWWL - 130 Iowa Girl Scouts got a chance to learn about the medical profession through hands-on experiments, put on by the University of Iowa's Carver College of Medicine.
  • The Daily Iowan Dance Marathon Coverage

    Read the recent stories about Dance Marathon 19 and check out updates throughout the event with Daily Iowan Live on Feb. 1-2.