UI Hospitals and Clinics

May 2011

UI Patient and Graduate Student Featured on the Today Show
May 4 - NBC Today Show - Tara Fall, a member of the Iowa Neurological Patient Registry at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, suffers from prosopagnosia, also known as "face blindness." During a surgery in 2003 to cure her epilepsy, the Monticello, Iowa, native had a stroke that ultimately left her unable to recognize faces – even those of friends and loved ones.
Leukemia Can’t Keep Eastern Iowa Girl from Prom
May 6 - KCRG-TV - A Maquoketa High School junior diagnosed with leukemia in March celebrated her prom at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Friday afternoon.
UI Health Care Surgeon Writes Fiction Collection
May 11 - The Daily Iowan - Carol Scott-Conner's new fictional book A Few Small Moments, a collection of short stories about women in the surgical field, was prompted by the lack of inspiring stories about women in medicine.
Summer Safety
May 27 - Press Citizen - Sunburns aren't the only thing parents need to be aware of. Water, bugs, lawn equipment, vehicles, bicycles and playgrounds also should be added to the checklist.