April 2016: A.J. Carr

A.J. Carr, Clinical Trials Research Assistant in the Division of Infectious Diseases, seems to have a tendency for understatement. “I like helping people,” he says, but his dedication to making a difference in people’s lives runs much deeper than that. Mr. Carr is currently working with the Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Unit (VTEU), one of […]

A Match of Talent with Dedication

The results are in. Match Day 2016 revealed once again just how competitive the Department of Internal Medicine is on a national stage. We are proud to welcome this accomplished and diverse class of students into the ranks of our Residency program. Dr. Manish Suneja, Director of our Residency program, has shared with me some […]

Perry Wu Wins Sarnoff Fellowship

Third-year UI medical student Perry Wu was recently awarded the prestigious Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Fellowship. In his own words, Mr. Wu describes the nature of the program and his own efforts in achieving this distinction. The Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Fellowship was started in 1979 by the estate of Stanley Sarnoff, M.D., a world-renowned cardiovascular physiologist, […]

Incoming Intern Class: 2016-17

“I am really pleased and excited to share the list of our incoming interns (2016-2017). Please welcome them to our Iowa family. Go Hawks!” — Manish Suneja, MD, Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program

Real-Time Research and Real Results

I’m pleased to announce that our clinical and research missions will intersect in a new venture. The University of Iowa has been invited to be a clinical site for the Pulmonary Trials Cooperative (PTC) by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, as part of an effort to fund practical studies in a search for […]

Electrophysiology Lab Names Medical Director

Prashant Bhave, MD, has been named Medical Director of the UI Heart and Vascular Center’s EP Lab. Dr. Bhave will spearhead initiatives under the guidance of Michael Giudici, MD, Director of the Section of Electrophysiology. Drs. Bhave and Giudici are joined by a talented provider team consisting of Drs. Alex Mazur, Denice Hodgson Zingman, Rick […]

March 2016: Svjetlana Dolovcak

Any good teacher will tell you that “the calling” of the profession is a real thing. To do the job well takes a dedication that goes beyond the satisfaction that comes from minor, daily successes. What’s necessary to sustain a teacher through bad times is a deep commitment and a willingness to continue giving all […]