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Rotator cuff surgery ends Chris’s shoulder pain so he can enjoy being a grandfather

Chris returned to living a full life with help from UI Sports Medicine surgeon Brian Wolf, MD, who specializes in less-invasive arthroscopic shoulder surgery.

UI to participate in clinical trial of COVID-19 vaccine

Vaccine trial underway
University of Iowa is participating in a large-scale, international clinical trial to study the safety, tolerability, immunogenicity, and efficacy of vaccines against COVID-19.

Caring for all: Inside UI Health Care’s efforts to reach Spanish-speaking populations

Eleanor Lisa Lavadie-Gomez, MD standing outside
Despite comprising only 6% of Iowa’s population, the Latinx community makes up nearly 30% of COVID-19 cases in the state. While there are many barriers to health care for the Latinx population, UI Health Care is making strides to ensure this population receives care.

COVID-19 patients value commitment to care during recovery

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Senior occupational therapist Danielle Burmeister commits to helping COVID-19 patients recovery through strengthening the body and the mind.

New type of ACL surgery helps Sage earn a spot on one of the nation’s top college wrestling teams

UI Sports Medicine uses the innovative quadricep tendon graft procedure for ACL repair to get athletes back to action sooner.

UI Hospitals & Clinics ranked among nation's best

2020-2021 rankings released by U.S. News & World Report
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics is listed among the nation’s best hospitals in four specialties, including two in the top 10 according to 2020-21 rankings released by U.S. News & World Report.

A skin graft—and a little distraction—helps to save Jonathan’s badly injured finger

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Emergency room doctors thought Jonathan’s finger might need to be amputated, but UI Health Care hand surgeon Lindsey S. Caldwell, MD, knew how to save it.

Putting safety first, and minds at ease

Amy Ward and Ross Daniels
Amy Ward had some reservations about having a medical procedure during the coronavirus pandemic. But throughout the West Des Moines woman’s time at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in June, she saw firsthand the extensive precautions in place.

Watch Replay: July 8 Coronavirus Q&A Facebook Live

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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, July 8, 2020.

Portable ECG monitor lets David stay active while being treated for a-fib

David Link with his bike
Working with his UI Health Care cardiac electrophysiologist, David uses a wireless ECG monitor to simplify his a-fib care and stay on top of his heart health.

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