May 2021 News

ROSA® Robot arrives in UI Health Care neurosurgery department

Rosa system
UI Health Care is the first in Iowa to use ROSA, a minimally invasive robotized surgical assistant, to treat children and adults with epilepsy faster, more safely and effectively.

Uncle’s brain tumor spurs interest in nursing career

Kaitlin Tarr
Kaitlin Tarr has accomplished more in 20 years than some people do in twice that time. Read her story.

Vaccinating a mobile population: UI Health Care researchers work to reach Iowa’s migrant workers

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Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine

After nearly losing his arm in a go-kart accident, Todd is playing basketball again

With advanced expertise and compassionate, family-centered care, our nationally ranked pediatric orthopedics team helped Todd regain full function in his arm.

People make commuting to UI Health Care worth every mile for these nurses

Delveau and Poore
Two nurses share their experiences commuting to UI Health Care for work.

Paige Pickart: MA starts role as Care Team Coordinator

Paige Pickart photo
Paige Pickart first considered a career as a teacher or parole officer, but she listened to some sage advice several years ago. Now, she encourages people to consider a career as a medical assistant.

Care team coordinator: A new career path for medical assistants

Nicole Dawley portrait
Nicole Dawley, MA, talks about her new role as Care Team Coordinator.

Adzovi Takpah: ‘A patient is like my family’

Adzovi Takpah, RN, BSN
Adzovi Takpah had a personal reason to pursue nursing. Read her story.

Carrie Phillips: ‘Send me to Iowa City’

Carrie Phillips, RN
In 2002, Phillips came to University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics and pursued her love for digestive health.