Shibli-Rahhal Appointed Assistant Dean

Amal Shibli-Rahhal, MD, MS, Clinical Associate Professor of Endocrinology, has been appointed to one of two Assistant Dean positions in the Office of Student Affairs and Curriculum, effective January 1, 2017. Dr. James Choi, Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatric Anesthesia, has been appointed to the other Assistant Dean position. Dr. Shibli-Rahhal served as a course […]

Khera and Girotra Find Connection Between Epinephrine Delivery and Outcomes

Dr. Rohan Khera is going to need to practice his autograph. With a recent publication in Circulation, the recent graduate of our residency program and current Cardiology fellow at UT-Southwestern is again in the mainstream press. This time Dr. Khera appears on KERA News, a North Texas public radio program, to discuss this article’s findings. […]

Past Success, Future Promise

The working group led by Dr. Isabella Grumbach that is focusing on recalibrating our research mission is proceeding well. The committee members have reached out to many of you, and your feedback will importantly influence the changes and new initiatives that the Department will make and roll out in the new year. One outcome of […]

Iowa BMT Program Achieves Rare Ranking

For the third year in a row, the University of Iowa’s Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center (HCCC) Adult and Pediatric Blood & Marrow Transplant Program has been rated an “outperfomer” by the Center for International Blood & Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR) in their annual review and ranking of 179 national BMT programs performing allotransplants. (Center performance […]

Ohl Featured in VA Research News

Dr. Michael Ohl is an Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases and an investigator in the Center for Comprehensive Access and Delivery Research and Evaluation (CADRE) and the Veteran’s Rural Health Resource Center at the Iowa City Veterans Affairs Health Care System. His work has focused on quality improvement in rural health-care delivery and the implementation […]

Monga Research on Display

Dr. Varun Monga, Clinical Assistant Professor of Hematology, Oncology, and Blood & Marrow Transplantation, presented at the Connective Tissue Oncology Society meeting in Lisbon, Portugal, last month. His poster details the results of a Phase I clinical trial combining an oncolytic herpes virus with radiation therapy in patients with localized sarcomas. This neoadjuvant approach, is […]

Iowa Represents at ASN Kidney Week 2016

Eight members of the University of Iowa, most of whom are members our Division of Nephrology, participated in last month’s American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Educational Symposia, “Kidney Week 2016,” in Chicago. More than 15,000 attendees filled the halls of McCormick Place for five days to network, instruct, and present the latest advancements and discoveries […]

December 2016: Guido Tricot, MD, PhD

Dr. Guido Tricot likes to see his discoveries in action, which is why a mix of research and clinical work is so important to him. It’s hard, he says, to see the connection between real life and what happens in the lab without seeing patients, too. “I would lose touch with what is really important. […]

Combining Imagination with Experience

We are at an exciting moment in health care delivery, as a number of innovative internal initiatives begin to germinate and come to fruition. For the last few years, the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has played a major role in developing UI Health Ventures’ The Signal Center for Health Innovation (formerly eHealth + […]