UI Hospitals and Clinics

May 2013

UI Announces 'For Iowa. Forever More.' Campaign
To date, the fundraising campaign has raised $1.025 billion toward its $1.7 billion goal to ensure the university's role as one of the top public research universities in the nation, as well as the state's premier academic medical center.
'100 Great Iowa Nurses' Honored
During National Nurses Week, 14 nurses from UI Hospitals and Clinics were honored on the list of "100 Great Iowa Nurses" for 2013.
Rediscovering the Joy of Eating
Patients and survivors of head and neck cancer are invited to attend this special event on May 22 to learn to deal with issues that often accompany symptoms and treatment of head and neck cancer.
Melanoma Awareness Month
Melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, is the most common cancer for 25- to 29-year-olds. One in five Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer in their lifetime. Experts at Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center understand melanoma and work as a team to design the best treatment plan.
Reseach Team Receives $10.6 Million to Study Obesity and Hypertension
Researchers at the University of Iowa and colleagues at Cornell University have received a five-year, $10.6 million grant to continue their work investigating the biological links between high blood pressure and obesity.
Done in a Day
Our Done in a Day program offers full-day and half-day options for busy women like you to receive important health screenings, tailored to your needs.
A Blind Man's Daily Journey
Jerry Jackson, a 66-year-old man from Burlington, Iowa, describes the rare eye disease that affects his family and the promise of a cure at the University of Iowa.
Dexter's Story
Dexter's mom was having a normal pregnancy - until she went into labor at only 20 weeks.
May is Stroke Month
A stroke occurs every 40 seconds in the U.S., but up to 80 percent of strokes can be prevented. Learn more about the warning signs of a stroke, and how the UI Stroke Center can help.
UI Stroke Center Named Iowa's First Comprehensive Stroke Center
The center is one of just 35 nationwide to achieve this designation.
Soothing the Soul: Music Therapy Helps the Seriously Ill
As part of the palliative care team, UI music therapists are consulted when a patient or his or her family experiences significant distress, grief, or pain.
50 Years of the Department of Anesthesia
The Department of Anesthesia is celebrating 50 years as an independent department within the UI Carver College of Medicine.

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