October 2011

  • Fall Enrollment

    UI Employees benefit from UI Health Plans features.

  • UI Hospitals and Clinics Selected for Diversity Award

    The Association of Black Cardiologists has selected UI Hospitals and Clinics for the 2011 Diversity in Cardiology Award.

  • Ty Buffington

    Ty Buffington, 5, of Port Byron, Illinois, will serve as kid captain for the Iowa v. Minnesota football game on October 29.

  • Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center Tip: Breast Cancer and Genetic Testing

    Women and men with a significant family history may wish to consider genetic testing to see if they carry harmful mutations linked to breast cancer.

  • 40 Under Forty

    Two University of Iowa Health Care employees were selected by the Corridor Business Journal as outstanding leaders under the age of 40.
  • Nation's First Valve Surgery Certification

    UI program is first to receive Joint Commission certification for excellence in cardiac valve repair, replacement.

  • UI Department of Family Medicine Awarded $1.2 Million Grant

    The University of Iowa Department of Family Medicine has received a five-year, $1.2 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to help train resident physicians and to improve clinical outcomes for people with physical and behavioral health problems.

     

  • Clinicians Honored

    First-ever awards honor UI Physicians for clinical excellence.
  • Kali Buchanan

    Kali Buchanan, 7, of Bondurant, Iowa, will serve as kid captain for the Iowa v. Indiana football game on October 22.

  • Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center Named Center of Excellence for Imaging Status

    Leaders of Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Iowa and the UI Department of Radiology jointly announced today that Iowa's only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer center is now a Center of Quantitative Imaging Excellence (CQIE).

  • Research Findings Could Help Combat Dangerous Superbug Infections

    A new study involving University of Iowa researchers suggests that blocking the action of a toxin produced by almost all strains of the superbug MRSA could lead to better treatments for the life-threatening illnesses caused by these bacteria.

  • Isaac Arguello

    Isaac Arguello, 10, of Davenport, Iowa, will serve as the kid captain for the Iowa v. Northwestern football game on October 15.

  • Extended Hours for Peds Patients

    To fit your schedule, UI Health Care – North Liberty now offers evening and weekend appointments with board-certified pediatricians.

  • Feel Comfortable in Your Jeans

    Join us October 26 to learn more about women's cancer risk factors, prevention, and treatment.

     

  • UI part of consortium receiving up to $35 million from FDA

    The University of Iowa is part of a national consortium that has been awarded a five-year grant worth up to $35 million by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to improve drug manufacturing standards that could cut health care costs, create jobs, and improve drug safety.

  • National Child Health Day (Banner)

    UI Children’s Hospital joins child health professionals across Iowa and the nation in reminding us that the health and well-being of our children is one of our highest priorities.

  • The Flu Ends With You

    Keep your family healthy during flu season.

     

  • National Child Health Day

    In recognition of today as National Child Health Day, UI Children’s Hospital joins child health professionals across Iowa and the nation in reminding us that the health and well-being of our children is one of our highest priorities.

  • Shelby Rogers

    Shelby Rogers, 16, of Fort Madison, Iowa, will serve as the honorary kid captain for the Iowa v. Penn State football game on October 8.