Cancer care inspires career in nursing

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UI Stead Family Children's Hospital
Hannah Bormann was diagnosed with a brain tumor at 14. As a patient at University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, not only did she have surgery that successfully removed the malignancy, she was inspired to pursue a career in health care.

What you need to know about staying safe from COVID-19 during the 4th of July weekend

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The 4th of July often brings warm weather, sunny skies, fireworks, and barbecues. Normally safety messages around this time of year would be about protecting yourself from the sun and being cautious around sparklers and fireworks.

UI Health Care is ready to keep you safe when Lyme disease and other hazards threaten summer fun

Summer is peak Lyme disease season. Get safe same-day care for tick bites and other summer nuisances from UI QuickCare and UI Urgent Care.

Watch Replay: June 24 Coronavirus Q&A Facebook Live

Watch the replay of University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Hospital Epidemiologist Jorge Salinas, MD, answering questions about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in a Facebook Live broadcast from Wednesday, June 24, 2020.

Preguntas y Respuestas en Español con Expertos programado para el 1 de julio

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Los expertos de la University of Iowa Health Care discutirán como mantener a su familia saludable durante la pandemia COVID-19 y responderán a sus preguntas durante una transmisión especial por Facebook en vivo para comunidades de habla hispana a partir de las 6 p.m. el miércoles 1 de julio.

Hospital leader keeps safety equipment in steady supply

Mike Brownlee, PharmD, in PPE
When Mike Brownlee, PharmD, became chief pharmacy officer of University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in 2012, he never imagined that, one day, his wood and metalworking hobby would help him troubleshoot during a pandemic.

Iowans: It’s safe to get orthopedic care to improve your quality of life

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, patients have experienced delays in treatment for “elective” orthopedic conditions due to heightened safety requirements to minimize public spread of the virus.

Watch Replay: June 17 Coronavirus Q&A Facebook Live

Watch the replay of University of Iowa Health Care family medicine physician Eleanor Lisa Lavadie-Gomez, MD, and critical care pulmonologist Rolando Sanchez, MD, answering questions in Spanish about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in a Facebook Live broadcast from Wednesday, June 17, 2020.

Gender-affirming surgery completes Lori’s journey to her true self

Lori Brinkley
Lori completed her transition at the UI Health Care LGBTQ Clinic, the only place in Iowa that could perform the procedure she needed.

UI Health Care adds antibody testing capability

University of Iowa Health Care now has in-house capability to conduct highly accurate serology (antibody) testing for COVID-19. These tests detect the presence of antibodies to the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, and can be used to determine whether a person has had COVID-19.