Singh employs growing registries to pave the way for risk research and more

Using data from the Veterans Administration rheumatoid arthritis (VARA) registry, which draws enrollment from twelve sites across the country, a research team including Dr. Namrata Singh, Assistant Professor of Immunology, recently published findings linking high disease activity of RA in men to an increased risk of lung cancer mortality, independent of other risk factors such […]

Lentz Named Chair of ATVB Council

Dr. Steven Lentz has recently been elected Chair of the Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (ATVB), one of the largest and most active councils of the American Heart Association. This global organization engages members working in a variety of capacities from discovery science to clinical research. The council also organizes a yearly conference […]

Abboud Receives Training Grant Renewal

Dr. Fran├žois Abboud has received a 5-year renewal of the T-32 grant that has funded the Cardiovascular Institutional Research Fellowship, a postdoctoral program providing mentorship, guidance, and support to physicians and basic scientists in cardiovascular medicine. Graduates of this fellowship are distinguished investigators and leaders at the University of Iowa and around the world. Their […]

Gebska Named Director of Sub-I Program

Dr. Milena Gebska, Clinical Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, is assuming the role of Sub-Internship Course Director. Dr. Ellen Gordon is stepping down from this role upon her retirement. Her long tenure has made this course one of the most successful courses in the college. We wish Dr. Gordon all the best in her retirement. […]

July 2016: Megan Beasmore

The patient was already late when she walked through the door of the Medicine Specialty Clinic (MSC) inside the Pomerantz Family Pavilion. But when she found out her appointment was supposed to be at the Iowa River Landing facility, she thought she would have to reschedule. Instead, Megan Beasmore, Support Services Manager of the MSC, […]

Milestones and Innovation

This time of year is significant as we welcome new trainees and faculty. Because so many begin their time with us in July each year, many also celebrate milestones this month. Of particular note are four faculty members who have dedicated their careers to the Department, the College, and the University. Dr. Fran├žois Abboud marks […]