University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

September 2011

Meet Our Kid Captain
Brynn Carnahan, 5, of Urbandale, Iowa, will serve as the Kid Captain for the Iowa v. at Iowa State football game on September 10.
UI Hospitals and Clinics Designated Again for Bariatric Excellence
The UI Obesity Surgery program recently received a renewal of its designation as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence from the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the Surgical Review Corporation.
UI Physicians Named as Leading Ophthalmologists
Two physicians in the University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences have been named among the nation's "135 Leading Ophthalmologists" by Becker's ASC Review.
UI Heart and Vascular Center Receives Accreditation
The UI Heart and Vascular Center recently received a three-year accreditation from an independent national organization.
UI Physicians Named 'Best Doctors'
University of Iowa Health Care leaders announced today that 148 UI physicians are included on the 2011 listing of the "U.S.News Top Doctors" compiled by U.S.News & World Report magazine.
UI Hospitals and Clinics Named to 2011 'Most Wired' List
UIHC has again been recognized as one of the nation's most wired hospitals.
Third Annual Ponseti Races to Honor Memory of Caroline Found
Organizers of the Third Annual Ponseti Clubfoot Races announced today that the event will honor the memory of Caroline Found, 17, a student at Iowa City West High School who tragically lost her life recently in a traffic accident.
Meet Our Kid Captain
Oliver Palmer, 10, of Waterloo, Iowa, will serve as the kid captain for the Iowa v. Pittsburgh football game on September 17.
UI Vision Researchers Receive $1.6 Million from Foundation Fighting Blindness
Researchers in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine have received a five-year, $1.6 million grant from the Foundation Fighting Blindness.
Meet Our Kid Captain
Taylor Durham, 8, of Kirksville, Missouri, will serve as the kid captain for the Iowa v. Louisana-Monroe football game on September 24.
CenteringPregnancy
Women seeking a different approach to prenatal care will soon have a new option at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
Kreder Named the Rubin H. Flocks Chair in Urology
Karl Kreder, MD, MBA and professor and head of urology at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, has been named the Rubin H. Flocks Chair in Urology.
International Clubfoot Week September 26 to October 1
Events for International Clubfoot Week September 26 through October 1 are designed to raise awareness about clubfoot and the global effort to train health care providers to treat clubfoot.
Richerson Named the Roy J. Carver Chair in Neuroscience
George Richerson, MD, PhD, professor and head of neurology, will serve as the Roy J. Carver Chair in Neuroscience.
Morcuende to Participate in Ponseti Method Training in Israel
Jose Morcuende, MD, PhD, associate professor of orthopaedic surgery at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and chief medical director of Ponseti International Association, will be among a team of experts leading instruction on the Ponseti Method for correcting clubfoot in Haifa, Israel.
A $5 Million Pledge
UI Dance Marathon will provide $5 million in support over the next 10 years for the new UI Children's Hospital building.
Clinic Manager Receives Patriot Award
Lowell Yoder, behavioral health clinic manager in social services, received a Patriot Award from the Employer Support of The Guard and Reserve (ESGR).
Stimulation Soothes Symptoms
Physicians at UI Hospitals and Clinics used deep brain stimulation to better control tremors and dyskinesia caused by Parkinson's Disease.
UI Hospitals and Clinics' IVF Policy Supported by Majority of Patients
The majority of patients receiving in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics support the hospital's policy of transferring a single embryo over transferring multiple embryos at once.

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