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Extended hours, same-day and next-day appointments make UI Sports Medicine the right call for injured athletes

Same day, next day, and evening appointments available at UI Health Care Sports Medicine
University of Iowa Sports Medicine now offers extended clinic hours and same-day and next-day appointments to give injured athletes more options for getting back into the game sooner.

Bill's liver was failing due to hepatitis C

Bill Klahn with his 2016 Transplant Games medal
Bill's liver was failing due to hepatitis C and liver cancer. After awaiting a liver donation for quite some time, Bill received a liver transplant that changed his life.

Terrell is making the most of his gift of life

Terrell Jordan Sr. playing basketball
One morning Terrell began to feel sick. He visited the emergency room to find out that he was having a heart attack. After being diagnosed with myocarditis, he was placed on the transplant list. After a few weeks, he was told they had a heart for him and Terrell underwent a life-changing surgery.

Cooper's hero is his uncle

Cooper Vozza runs in the 2016 Transplant Games
Cooper was born with Smith-Magenis syndrome, a developmental disorder that results in some level of intellectual disability and delayed speech and language skills. He was also born with just one kidney, which was small and in renal failure. Doctors knew he would need a kidney transplant as soon as he was old enough and big enough for the surgery.

Transplant patients team up for 2018 Transplant Games

A personal trainer, a pastor, and a 6-year-old may make an unlikely team, but from Aug. 2–7 they were part of a group representing University of Iowa Health Care in the 2018 Transplant Games of America in Salt Lake City, Utah.

UI named a center of excellence in Parkinson's care

Parkinson's Centers of Excellence globally
The Parkinson’s Foundation names University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics a center of excellence and adds it to a global network of 45 select academic medical centers.

Bike helmet saves the day

Cyclist with helmet
A helmet helps Riverside teen avoid serious injury when his bike collides with a truck in April. Recently, RAGBRAI honored the UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital cycling team for bike safety promotion.

New Anal Dysplasia Clinic aims to prevent anal cancer

UI Health Care’s new Anal Dysplasia Clinic screens and treats people who are at increased risk for HPV-related anal dysplasia by using an approach similar to the one that virtually eliminated cervical cancer in the United States: identify abnormal cells early and treat them before they become cancerous.

Amy's sarcoma story

patient with nurses
I felt a tiny little twinge in my right knee....The physical therapist suspected something more was going on and encouraged me to get some imaging done.

Research on cancer treatment side effects earns award for Carryn Anderson, MD

UI radiation oncologist Carryn Anderson, MD, has been honored by the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer for research on a drug designed to alleviate oral mucositis, a common and debilitating side effect of head and neck chemoradiation treatments.

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