September 2020 News

Tendon transfer frees Lisa from her foot brace

UI Health Care’s orthopedic foot and ankle specialists repaired Lisa’s foot deformity after her stroke, and now she can walk and stand without a brace.

Working together to pay it forward for Iowans during COVID-19

With more than 50,000 visits since its opening in March, the UI Hospitals & Clinics Respiratory Illness Clinic serves as a care center for patients with COVID-19 or influenza symptoms.

Genetic counselors search DNA for answers on disease inheritance

Tiffany Grider, genetic counselor in the Neurology Clinic
Genetic counselor Tiffany Grider, MS, LGC and her team at the Neurology Clinic test and counsel families with genetic conditions of the nervous system, including those with dementia, muscular dystrophy, ALS, and epilepsy.

Taking care of your mental health in the time of COVID-19

Watch the replay of University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics clinical psychologist Stacey Pawlak, PhD, answering questions about mental health during the time of COVID-19.

Elizabeth Moore: ‘I’ve never been afraid to say yes’

Elizabeth Moore, RN, BSN, MBA
Elizabeth Moore, RN, BSN, MBA, is a third-generation nurse. And while the mission of nursing remains much the same over multiple generations, the technology has drastically changed.

Imborek discusses COVID-19's impact on LGBTQ Iowans

Katie Imborek, MD, sat down with One Iowa to talk about COVID-19 and how to protect yourself and others against the virus.

Surgeons: Helping patients who smoke is important medicine

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Orthopedics Today
Tobacco use and smoking wreak havoc on the musculoskeletal system. Nicholas A. Bedard, MD, assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics talks to Orthopedics Today about smoking cessation and surgery.

Taking a teamwork approach to patient care

Heather Day
Heather Day was raised with the philosophy that if there’s work to be done, you do it.

Watch Replay: Sept. 1 Coronavirus Q&A Facebook Live

Watch the replay of University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Chief Medical Officer Theresa M. Brennan, MD, answering questions about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in a Facebook Live broadcast from Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020.

Welcoming your first baby during a pandemic

Michael and Tina Lung hold their daughter, Makayla Lily Lung, outside by a field of sunflowers
Becoming a parent for the first time can be scary. Having your first baby during a worldwide pandemic can add another layer of anxiety. And when you’re a medical student, you’re extra sensitive to potential complications.