UI Hospitals and Clinics

September 2012

Meet This Week's Kid Captain
Ten-year-old Ally Mauck will be the UI Children's Hospital Kid Captain for the Sept. 29 Iowa vs. Minnesota game.
Shining Bright Beyond the Spotlight
Catching up with a handful of our Kid Captain alumni.
Power Over Pain Seminar
What could you do with less pain? September is Pain Awareness Month. Join us for a free, public seminar on pain management with UI Health Care faculty and staff on Monday, Sept. 24.
Doctor's Vision: Eyeglasses for the Underserved
Former University of Iowa medical student Jeffrey Lynch, MD, MPH created ReSpectacle, a nonprofit organization that collects used eyeglasses and distributes them to underserved individuals in the United States and abroad.
UI Lung Researcher Receives NIH Director's New Innovator Award
David Stoltz, MD, PhD, assistant professor of internal medicine at the UI Carver College of Medicine, has received a five-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the role of mucus production in models of airway disease.
Mini Medical School: Saving and Restoring Vision
Learn how University of Iowa researchers are exploring innovative strategies involving the human genome, stem cells, and tissue regeneration to address the leading causes of blindness in this free educational program.
Can In-Vehicle Technologies Help Improve Driver Safety for Seniors?
Simulator study will evaluate how older drivers interact with in-vehicle technologies.
UI Researchers Find Genetic Link Between Smoking, COPD
Researchers have found what they believe is the first link between smoking and decreased expression of a new class of noncoding RNAs (microRNAs) in smokers' immune cells.
$11.5 Million Lymphoma Research Grant Awarded to UI and Mayo Clinic
UI Holden Comprehensive Care Center and Mayo Clinic Lymphoma SPORE grant renewed.
Extended Concussion Clinic
UI Sports Medicine is now offering extended evening hours for concussion injuries.
UI Hospitals and Clinics - Iowa River Landing Now Open
The new UI Hospitals and Clinics - Iowa River Landing is now open to the public.
Total Knee Replacements: Effective, Costly, and Booming
UI study shows total knee replacement surgeries have more than doubled over past 20 years.
Radiation Meets Surgery
Breast cancer patients benefit from IORT, a combined surgical and radiation procedure.

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