March 2011

  • Doctors See Increase in Dangerous Flu Cases at UI Hospitals and Clinics

    March 29 - KCRG TV 9 - Jennifer Kent credits Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, or ECMO, for saving her life....UIHC is the only hospital in the state that offers such treatment for adults.

  • Angels Aid Childhood Cancer Patients

    March 24 - The Gazette - In its eighth year, the Aiming for a Cure Foundation topped the million-dollar mark last weekend in its efforts to raise money for research and patient care at the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital in Iowa City.

  • A Beautiful Operation on UIHC's Fourth Floor

    March 18, 2011 - fyi: For Faculty and Staff - Fourth Floor Salon, located near Elevator B on Level 4 of University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, provides staff, patients, and visitors with numerous beauty services for hair, skin, and nails.

  • U-of-I Report: Cancer Death Rates Will Fall Slightly in 2011

    March 14 - Radio Iowa - Researchers at the University of Iowa say cancer death rates are dropping in the state, but cancer remains a leading cause of death for Iowans.

  • UI Medical Students to Experience Both Sides of Health Care Systems in West Bank

    March 10 - The Gazette - Not only will the students receive hands-on medical practice, but the group will see, firsthand, the effects of political turmoil on health care.

  • State-of-the-art Care at UI Sports Medicine

    March 4 - fyi: for Faculty and Staff - The UI Sports Medicine Center, part of the Institute for Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine, and Rehabilitation, is home to state-of-the-art clinical and rehabilitation facilities. The 26,000-square-foot building includes 16 examination rooms and four treatment rooms.

  • Gene Dean Talks Personalized Medicine

    March 1 - Muscatine Journal - Dr. Paul Rothman, 53, said the ability to map the 3 billion base pairs of human genes, completed about 10 years ago, will forever change the doctor-patient relationship in a way he described as the four P’s: medicine will be more personalized, predictive, preventative and participatory.