University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

October 2011

Meet Our Kid Captain
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.
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.
The Flu Ends With You
Keep your family healthy during flu season.
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.
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.
Feel Comfortable in Your Jeans
Join us October 26 to learn more about women's cancer risk factors, prevention, and treatment.
Extended Hours for Peds Patients
To fit your schedule, UI Health Care – North Liberty now offers evening and weekend appointments with board-certified pediatricians.
Meet Our Kid Captain
Isaac Arguello, 10, of Davenport, Iowa, will serve as the kid captain for the Iowa v. Northwestern football game on October 15.
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.
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).
Meet Our Kid Captain
Kali Buchanan, 7, of Bondurant, Iowa, will serve as kid captain for the Iowa v. Indiana football game on October 22.
Clinicians Honored
First-ever awards honor UI Physicians for clinical excellence.
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.
Nation's First Valve Surgery Certification
UI program is first to receive Joint Commission certification for excellence in cardiac valve repair, replacement.
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.
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.
Meet Our Kid Captain
Ty Buffington, 5, of Port Byron, Illinois, will serve as kid captain for the Iowa v. Minnesota football game on October 29.
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.
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