April 2012

  • Happiest Baby on the Block

    Join our family medicine doctors for tips on ways to keep your baby healthy and happy.

  • Loras College Raises $155,800

    Loras College Dance Marathon is top national fundraiser per capita.

  • It's Volunteer Week!

    Please take a moment to celebrate the hard work of our 1,450 volunteers.


  • New Breast Cancer Treatment

    Experts at Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center became the first in Iowa to offer a breast cancer treatment that combines surgery and radiation therapy.


  • Youth Injury Prevention

    UI Sports Medicine joins national effort to prevent youth injuries. 


  • Free Cancer Screening

    As a part of Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Week, the Department of Otolaryngology will be offering free screenings for oral, head, and neck cancer on April 25.

  • ICICRC Receives Grant Renewal

    The Iowa Cochlear Implant Clinical Research Center (ICICRC) has received a five-year, $11 million grant renewal. This is the center's fifth consecutive renewal of the grant, making the ICICRC one of the world's premier centers for cochlear implant clinical research.

  • Safer Surgery for Youngest Patients

    UI ophthalmologist develops surgical method that improves safety and recovery for young patients undergoing retinal surgery.

  • Collaboration Announced

    The leaders of University of Iowa Health Care and Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids have announced plans to collaborate to enhance the health of communities in the Corridor.

  • Quad Cities Collaboration

    Genesis Health System and UI Children's Hospital are collaborating to provide pediatric specialty care in the Quad Cities.

  • New Partnership to Fight Melanoma

    Physicians, researchers and patient advocates have launched an initiative to advance melanoma research and improve care for patients with melanoma.