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People make commuting to UI Health Care worth every mile for these nurses

Delveau and Poore
Two nurses share their experiences commuting to UI Health Care for work.

Paige Pickart: MA starts role as Care Team Coordinator

Paige Pickart photo
Paige Pickart first considered a career as a teacher or parole officer, but she listened to some sage advice several years ago. Now, she encourages people to consider a career as a medical assistant.

Care team coordinator: A new career path for medical assistants

Nicole Dawley portrait
Nicole Dawley, MA, talks about her new role as Care Team Coordinator.

Adzovi Takpah: ‘A patient is like my family’

Adzovi Takpah, RN, BSN
Adzovi Takpah had a personal reason to pursue nursing. Read her story.

Carrie Phillips: ‘Send me to Iowa City’

Carrie Phillips, RN
In 2002, Phillips came to University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics and pursued her love for digestive health.

Photo becomes a precious memory forever preserved

Joanne and Bill Bride hold hands at UI Hospitals & Clinics
Bill Bride was under the weather and thought he had a sinus infection last fall. Two days later, he tested positive for COVID-19. Several days later, his wife, Joanne, tested positive.

Two months after open-heart surgery, Dan completes fall harvest

Dan Berns on the farm
When he needed complex surgery to replace his aorta and stop an infection, Dan placed his trust in the experts at the UI Heart and Vascular Center.

Transplant for end-stage heart failure gives Marcus new life and a new purpose: promoting organ donation

Marcus Jones at UI Hospitals & Clinics
When he needed a transplant as soon as possible, Marcus got the care he needed from the UI heart transplant team.

David Dickens: Riding the wave to Iowa

David Dickens interacts with a patient at UI Stead Family Children's Hospital
David Dickens says Iowans are among the most gracious people he has ever treated. And he says that’s due to the strong reputation of UI Hospitals & Clinics.

Interventional radiology: ‘We do unusual procedures no one in Iowa does’

Susan Jeffrey-Wheeler, RN
Caring for patients is a team effort on the interventional radiology unit. Susan Jeffrey-Wheeler, RN has enjoyed the two decades she’s spent in that unit at UI Health Care.

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