July 31 - Des Moines Register - Starting in 2012, IowaCare patients can receive primary care in Sioux City,
Council Bluffs, Fort Dodge, Des Moines, Waterloo and Iowa City. It is unclear how this shift will impact University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
July 29 - Eastern Iowa Health - University of Iowa researchers were part of a team reporting a major
breakthrough that could lead to a preventive treatment for sudden infant
death syndrome, commonly known as SIDS.
July 29 - Press Citizen - A research team that included investigators from Harvard, Dartmouth and
the University of Iowa has reported a major advance that may help unlock
the mysteries of a broad range of neurological disorders, including
sudden infant death syndrome.
July 28 - Daily Iowan - Researchers in the University of Iowa Psychology Department are
exploring yoga as an alternative to medication for women struggling with
July 27 - Press-Citizen - Nine UI residents are participating in RAGBRAI XXXIX this year as first
responders for riders. They staff ambulances along the route and UI's
Mobile Emergency Treatment Center.
July 22 - Eastern Iowa Health - Christmas
came to University of Iowa Children’s Hospital when 11-year-old Cameron Christiansen of Muscatine delivered to the hospital 600 toys and other items donated mostly
by school children in his hometown.
June 22 - Daily Iowan - The 73-year-old professor of urology has devoted the past 38 years at
the University of Iowa studying the immunology of prostate cancer.
Through his research, Lubaroff has made great progress with developing
an immunization for prostate cancer.
July 16 - Press-Citizen - Hearing surgeons and medical staff talk about their equipment and
technology, what worked well, what could be improved and what had yet to
be invented, inspired Rasmussen and Tom Waterbury to start a student
group focused on developing new medical innovations.
July 11 - Gazette - An Iowan in need of a heart transplant has received an artificial heart – a surgery that marks a first for the state.
July 11 - FYI - David Wacker, professor of pediatrics and curriculum and instruction at the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, is this year’s recipient of the college’s Distinguished Mentor Award.
July 8 - Daily Iowan - Physicians at the UI Children’s Hospital hope education on
proper safety guidelines and awareness of all-terrain vehicles dangers will cause a
decrease in the number of accidents and deaths.
July 7 - Daily Iowan - In 1965, then 23-year-old Karen Plank began work as a nursing services
clerk at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. And for the next
45 years, she watched the buildings, people, and technology change