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University of Iowa Health Care names Timothy Kan chief growth officer

Timothy Kan, MBA
UI Health Care has named Timothy Y. Kan, MBA, MA, its first chief growth officer. In partnership with clinical department leaders, Kan will champion growth across UI Health Care with a focus on creating an integrated system of care that benefits all Iowans.

Livia returns to the softball field better than ever after surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome

Livia Williams catches a softball
As a freshman softball player at Iowa City West High School, Livia Williams noticed during practices and games that her throwing arm would often feel numb and her hand would get swollen.

UI Health Care makes it easier than ever to get your flu shot

Patient gets a bandage after receiving her flu shot
University of Iowa Health Care now offers online scheduling for flu shots so that you can pick the time and location that works best for you.

Collaboration, expertise leads to successful outcome for police officer facing high-risk surgery

UI Health Care specialists discovered a tumor following an MRI of Shannon’s thoracic spine (upper back), more than a year after she first noticed symptoms.

Walk-in mammography screening available during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Woman using a computer
UI Health Care’s Breast Imaging Center has walk-in mammography screenings during October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. You don’t need an appointment. Just walk in and we’ll get you screened.

IVF journey is a road to happiness for Ashley and her family

Ashley Nost, her husband, and their daughter, Indie
Ashley Nost, of Solon, Iowa, and her husband began their journey to become parents in January 2016. About a year and a half into their journey, Ashley decided she was done with the road they were on—one of seemingly endless tests, medications, and even surgery—and asked to be referred to our hospital.

Pro cyclist offers three tips for an injury-free Jingle Cross

Corey Coogan Cisek participates in cyclocross
University of Iowa Sports Medicine will once again serve as the official medical provider for the 2019 Jingle Cross Cyclocross Festival the weekend of Sept. 13 to 15 at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Iowa City.

Ferguson strives to break barriers in practicing medicine

Each September, the AMA recognizes Women in Medicine to "showcase the accomplishments of women physicians." This year, UI Health Care is celebrating our providers for the work they do, including Kanya Ferguson, MD, FAAD.

Woodroffe works to meet the needs of female athletes

Lisa Woodroffe, MD, FAAP
Each September, the AMA recognizes Women in Medicine to "showcase the accomplishments of women physicians." This year, UI Health Care is celebrating our providers for the work they do, including Lisa Woodroffe, MD, CAQSM.

Larson is a trailblazer for women in Iowa

Each September, the AMA recognizes Women in Medicine to "showcase the accomplishments of women physicians." This year, UI Health Care is celebrating our providers for the work they do, including Sharon Beth Larson, DO, MS, FACOS, FACS.

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