University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

March 2011

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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