Highlights from the 5th Annual Advances in Cardiovascular Diagnosis & Therapy

After registration, pastries and coffee, and some opening remarks from course director Dr. Michael Giudici, the first presentation of the morning was underway. Dr. Mahi Ashwath gave a detailed overview of the usefulness of and variety currently available in cardiac MRI, as well as what changes can be expected in the near future. Dr. Troy […]

2018 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients – Internal Medicine

Established in 1998, the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine Distinguished Alumni Award is the highest honor the College bestows upon its graduates. Throughout the country and world, UI Carver College alumni and friends are influencing the delivery of health care, changing the course of medical education, and conducting groundbreaking research. […]

Research Week Winners

Health Sciences Research Week events took place April 16-19 on the UI health sciences campus. In addition to nationally and internationally known researchers who presented during the week, poster sessions were held for students and postdoctoral fellows/staff. Congratulations to participants from Internal Medicine who came away with awards! Carver College of Medicine Graduate Student category Mirza Khan […]

Research Drives Many of Our Missions

The Department continues to push the envelope in terms of research innovation and our successes in obtaining extramural funding. Year-to-date (through the end of March), our total research awards have increased by 16% or $5.2M above last year; 62% of this increase represents federal grant support. I continue to be impressed by the tempo of […]

M4 Student Awards, 2017-18

Each year, three awards are presented to five deserving senior medical students. At Internal Medicine Grand Rounds this week, we recognized these outstanding future leaders in medicine. The William R. Wilson Award The 2017-18 William R. Wilson Award goes to Greta Dahlberg and Lizzy Gerdis. These two have shown exceptional accomplishment in their clinical work […]

Salinas Sees Successes to Build On

As winter shrinks in the rearview mirror, another season also begins to recede from most people’s memory: flu season. But more than a few people within University of Iowa Health Care continue to examine how the institution responded to one of the most severe flu seasons in years. Jorge L. Salinas, MD, Hospital Epidemiologist and […]

Residents Present on the National Stage

Our residents are representing the program at national meetings and making all of us proud! This year, a number of our residents had their submissions accepted and then presented their work at the following meetings: Society of Hospital Medicine –Orlando FL Nicole Grogan (K. Harris)- A Kidney’s Crisis Chris DeZorzi (K. Harris)-Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy Mimicking CNS […]

Nisly Wins Brody Award

Nicole Nisly, MD, Professor in General Internal Medicine, has been chosen as one of the recipients of the 2018 Michael J. Brody Award for Faculty Excellence in Service. Sponsored by the University of Iowa Office of the Executive Vice President & Provost and chosen by the Faculty Council, this award honors the memory of Dr. […]

Gurung to Examine Generational Immunity

In a number of studies, people who experience famine and malnutrition have been found to later have children with a greater likelihood of diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular diseases, and other nutrition-related health problems, persisting even into a subsequent generation. Events such as the Dutch Hunger Winter of 1944 suggest that environmental factors can produce heritable changes […]