May 2013

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • UI Stroke Center Named Iowa's First Comprehensive Stroke Center

    The center is one of just 35 nationwide to achieve this designation.
  • 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.
  • Dexter's Story

    Dexter's mom was having a normal pregnancy - until she went into labor at only 20 weeks.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • '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.
  • 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.