February 2021 News

Be aware of COVID-19 scams

You should beware of scammers looking to take advantage of you during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many emerging scams can compromise your personal information.

COVID-19 variants with Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD

UI coronavirus expert Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD, answers questions about variants of the COVID-19 virus and how we should respond to their emergence in Iowa.

UI Health Care names Kimberly Hunter chief nursing executive

University of Iowa Health Care leaders have named Kimberly D. Hunter, DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, chief nursing executive (CNE) at UI Hospitals & Clinics.

Surgical skill and reassuring personal attention help six-year-old Sahara heal after a badly broken arm

Our pediatric orthopedics experts repaired multiple breaks in Sahara’s arm, all while helping to make the experience less scary for her—and for her parents.

COVID-19 vaccine progress and safety with Mike Brownlee, PharmD

Watch Chief Pharmacy Officer Mike Brownlee, PharmD, MS, FASHP, discuss the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics vaccination program and answer questions about navigating this process.

New inpatient psychiatric unit to open March 24

Front desk of the new BHS unit at UI Hospitals & Clinics
A new inpatient psychiatric unit set to open Wednesday, March 24, at UI Hospitals & Clinics includes a different look and an updated model of care focused on preventing problem behaviors.

Finding balance in the new year with Stacey Pawlak, PhD

Watch Clinical Psychologist, Stacey Pawlak, PhD, help guide us as we work toward finding balance and resiliency this year.

Needing a transplant during COVID-19, UI law student receives lifesaving kidney from his mother

When Gina vowed to donate a kidney to her son during the pandemic, the University of Iowa Organ Transplant Center supported her every step of the way.

After total shoulder replacement, Rita continues her mission to rebuild homes

Anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty helped Rita get back to living a pain-free life as a disaster-relief volunteer.

UI Health Care on track to vaccinate 1,000 in one day; ready to vaccinate more of our community as soon as more doses are available

Pamela Kautz receives her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine
University of Iowa Health Care today took its next big step in continued preparations to keep our community safe from COVID-19. This afternoon, UI Health Care is on track to administer 1,000 pre-scheduled doses at one location in a single day to Johnson County residents age 65 or older who are newly eligible under Phase 1b of the state's vaccination guidance.