University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

March 2012

World Kidney Day
March 8 is World Kidney Day, urging people to become more aware of kidney disease and kidney donation. Learn more about kidney disease and what you can do to become a donor to help those in need.
Women’s Works
Learn about health conditions affecting women over 35 at this free health seminar.
Great Catch!
Lori Roetlin, LISW, a social worker in the Burn Treatment Center, won the 2011 Great Catch Award by pushing for a recall on a dangerous, gel fueled candle.
UI Hospitals and Clinics Nurses Named 100 Great Iowa Nurses
Ten UI Hospitals and Clinics nurses named to 100 Great Iowa Nurses.
Nominate a Kid Captain
Nominate your child to take the field with the Iowa Hawkeye football team!
Cancer in Iowa Report Highlights Lung Cancer Awareness
The latest annual report on cancer in Iowa estimates 6,400 Iowans will die from cancer and 17,500 new cancers will be diagnosed this year, according to the "Cancer in Iowa: 2012" report released March 29 by the State Health Registry of Iowa, based in the University of Iowa College of Public Health.

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