UI Hospitals and Clinics

June 2014

Jessica's Transplant: A Story of Giving and Receiving
You've already given one of your kidneys to a sibling, and a rare illness threatens your remaining one. Where do you turn?
Mammoth Magnet
The new 7 Tesla MRI scanner will advance imaging research at the University of Iowa.
Surgery poses greater risk for very-low-birth-weight infants
Very-low-birth-weight (VLBW) babies who undergo major surgery appear to have an increased risk of death or subsequent neurodevelopmental impairment, according to a new study.
UI doctor receives Governor's Volunteer award for work in Haiti
Listen to Iowa Public Radio's interview with Dr. Christopher Buresh, co-founder of Community Health Initiative Haiti, about his work in Haiti and why he goes back.
UI Leader Inducted into National Nursing Academy
Sharon Tucker, PhD, RN will be inducted into the American Academy of Nursing (AAN), which is considered the highest honor in the nursing profession.