Update: Ebola preparedness at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Ebola preparedness at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Fifteen Minutes with Melody Webster, MSN, RN

Melody Webster
For Melody Webster, international medical relief work is not about career development. It’s not about “adventure” or “seeing the world.” “It’s about helping people who desperately need help,” she says. “It’s just something I’ve always wanted to do. It was one of the reasons I went into nursing.”

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center to host 'Cancer Moonshot' event

Cancer Moonshot
Vice President Joe Biden will convene a “National Cancer Moonshot” summit June 29 in Washington D.C., and Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Iowa will serve as one of only 10 sites to simultaneously host satellite Cancer Moonshot summits across the nation.

Fifteen Minutes with Haley Fernandez, BSN, RN

Haley Fernandez
Haley Fernandez, BSN, RN, is beginning her career at UI Hospitals and Clinics. She is a professional who has known what she wanted for her career, and she has pursued it with logic, reason, and great vigor.

Potential Infection Risk in Major Heart and Lung Surgeries

Did you receive a letter from University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics about a possible exposure to bacterium during surgery? If so, it is important that you call us toll-free at 866-514-0863 to let us know that you have received a letter. We will answer your questions and, if needed, arrange an appointment with one of our providers. You will not be charged for the appointment.

Major cycling event relies on UI Sports Medicine for care

UI Sports Medicine is the official medical provider for Jingle Cross. Britt Marcussen, MD, UI clinical associate professor of Family Medicine, and Matt Doyle, athletic trainer and director of UI’s athletic training residency program, serve as co-medical directors of the event. They lead a team of about a dozen volunteers — including sports medicine fellows, residents, and medical and athletic training students — that will be on site for the event.

Go Red Helps Turn the Tide in Battling Heart Disease in Women

If you ask the average woman what is the no #1 killer of women, most will likely say breast cancer. They would be wrong. Only 54 percent of women identify that the number one killer of women is heart disease.

Holden re-designated comprehensive cancer center

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The Loop
Holden received its third renewal as a comprehensive cancer center from the National Cancer Institute.

Decloaking Cancer

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Medicine Iowa
A new immunotherapy clinical trial for sarcoma patients is offered at Holden.

Meet Our 2016 Kid Captains

Kid Captain
UI Children's Hospital Kid Captain program is proud to announce this year's Kid Captains.