Study finds quality of life for men lower than for women in nursing homes

Moving from independent housing to a nursing home can drastically change a person’s lifestyle and have negative impacts on their quality of life (QoL). QoL is a person-centered outcome that is distinct from, although related to, their physical and mental health. As suggested by past studies, the QoL for residents of nursing homes is influenced […]

Online presentation: 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA): Scientific Process, Recommendation and Public Presentation – January 20, 2022

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, January 20 will be: 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA): Scientific Process, Recommendation and Public Presentation 12:00-1:00pm Thursday, January 20, 2022 Linda Snetselaar, PhD, RD, FAND, LD, Professor and Chair, Preventive Nutrition Education, College of Public Health Click this link on Thursday just before noon to join […]

Resilience and excellence

Here it is, my first “Views from the Chair,” a forum that just like you I have appreciated for its reliable candor, as much as its information, these last six years. I had hoped for a quieter, less urgent tone in this transition as its new author, but it seems the omicron variant had other […]

Day pilots unique residency program, tracks with career theme

Jonathan Day, MD, PharmD, has stayed open to opportunity, which is what made him the perfect first recruit at Iowa for the NIH-funded Stimulating Access to Research in Residency (StARR) program. StARR provides protected, mentored time and funding for a second-year pediatrics or internal medicine resident to spend a year with dramatically reduced clinical responsibilities, […]

Online presentation: Update in Internal Medicine – Self Assessment Module Part II – January 13, 2022

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, January 13 will be: Update in Internal Medicine – Self Assessment Module Part II 12:00-1:00pm Thursday, January 13, 2022 Katherine Harris, MD, Clinical Professor and Associate Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program Katherine White, MD, MME, Clinical Associate Professor and Director, Outpatient Internal Medicine Clerkship Click this link […]

Khan named to ACC diversity leadership team

Arooj Khan, MBBS, second-year fellow in cardiovascular disease and rising chief fellow, was selected for the Women in Cardiology Section Leadership of the American College of Cardiology (ACC). Khan credits mentorship from Mahi Ashwath, MD, MBA, FACC, clinical associate professor in Cardiovascular Medicine, and plans to continue to help women resolve the gender gap in […]

Dare to Discover, 2022

Since 2016, the University of Iowa’s Office of the Vice President for Research has sponsored a banner campaign around downtown Iowa City to feature researchers whose ideas are already making an impact on the world. The Dare to Discover campaign has at times focused on faculty members, undergraduates, and this year, a mix of learners at every […]