OVPRED “Celebrating Excellence” Award Winners

Several members of the Department of Internal Medicine were recognized at the The Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development’s “Celebrating Excellence: Discovery and Innovation Awards Ceremony” on Wednesday, April 13. Two undergraduate students, UI juniors Maya Amjadi and Nicholas McCarty, received the Excellence in Undergraduate Research award for their work. Ms. Amjadi’s […]

A Time for Reflection and Congratulations

As this academic year nears completion, it’s important that we take time to recognize the exemplary work our trainees achieve during their brief time with us. Next week during Grand Rounds on Thursday, April 28, at noon in the Medical Alumni Auditorium, we will spend the first few minutes congratulating a few of those trainees. […]

Iowa Representation on ACC Board

Cari Bermel, the Fellowship Program Coordinator for the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, was recently elected Member at Large to an American College of Cardiology board called FACET. As a member of the Fellowship Administrators in Cardiovascular Education and Training organization, Ms. Bermel will work with the ACC Executive Committee to provide an interactive platform for […]

The Research Town Hall and Making a Difference

An important conversation I have been very motivated to begin is now underway. More than 50 members of the Department recently attended our first Research Town Hall late last month. For an hour we discussed a wide range of topics related to our research mission, ranging from tools and mentoring for completing successful grant applications […]

Dr. Abel discusses diabetes and obesity on the Short Coat Pocdast

THE TWIN EPIDEMICS: OUR CHANGING UNDERSTANDING OF DIABETES AND OBESITY Eric Wilson, Aline Sandouk, and Taz Khalid are here to introduce two of the people fighting world-wide epidemics: Diabetes and Obesity. Endocrinologist Dr. Dale Abel is the director of the University of Iowa Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center. The Diabetes Research Center recently invited Dr. Miguel […]