Poster Content and Design

Spring conference season is in full swing, and while we’re all still attending annual professional conferences virtually, most of the same standards and guidelines for printed posters apply to e-posters. First and foremost, if you need assistance in creating an eye-catching poster, be sure to enlist the services of our talented Design Center graphic designers, […]

Welsh receives Kober Medal

Michael Welsh, MD, professor of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine, received the 2020 Association of American Physicians (AAP) George M. Kober Medal. Joseph Zabner, MD, Director of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine, presented the honor to Welsh during the AAP, American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) and American Physician Scientist Association […]

Online presentation: Sudden Cardiac Death: Novel Approaches to Prediction and Prevention – April 15, 2021

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, April 15 will be: Sudden Cardiac Death: Novel Approaches to Prediction and Prevention12:00-1:00pmThursday, April 15, 2021 Sumeet S. Chugh, MD, Cedars-Sinai Health System, Los Angeles Click this link on Thursday just before noon to join the presentation:https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/99912097954 This Grand Rounds presentation will be recorded and available for […]

Polgreen receives $3.7M R01

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is one of the most common autosomal recessive genetic disorders in the United States, and it results from deleterious mutations in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene. Because the disease is autosomal recessive, patients with CF must have two defective copies of the gene. CF heterozygotes, individuals carrying only one […]

Maintenance of muscle mass in adult male mice is independent of testosterone

Article: Maintenance of muscle mass in adult male mice is independent of testosterone Authors: Arik Davidyan, Suraj Pathak, Keith Baar, Sue C Bodine Journal: PLoS One. 2021 Mar 25;16(3):e0240278. Abstract: Testosterone is considered a potent anabolic agent in skeletal muscle with a well-established role in adolescent growth and development in males. However, the role of […]

Our commitment to serving our patients and community

Many of the stories that I share in these posts focus on our research and education missions. The faculty and trainees in our department exemplify a can-do spirit and commitment to innovation that makes these stories easy to find and to tell. However, our clinical mission occupies the majority of the effort of our faculty, […]

New Faculty Additions – 2021

The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to introduce faculty members who joined us in the first quarter of 2021 (start dates in parentheses). We are happy to welcome them to the department. Alpana Garg, MBBS – Clinical Assistant Professor (1-4-21) Dr. Alpana Garg joined the Division of General Internal Medicine after completing an Internal […]

You Make a Difference in Internal Medicine

The University of Iowa Health Care Making a Difference program is designed to recognize individuals who have performed in an exemplary manner, consistent with the goals of service excellence, and with a commitment to quality care. Over the last few months, members of our department were nominated by colleagues, patients, and patient family members for […]

Online presentation: Tuberculosis: New Approaches to an Ancient Disease – April 8, 2021

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, April 8 will be: Tuberculosis: New Approaches to an Ancient Disease12:00-1:00pmThursday, April 8, 2021 Robert J. Blount, MD, MAS, Assistant Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine Click this link on Thursday just before noon to join the presentation:https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/95227869283 This Grand Rounds presentation will be recorded and […]

Rejected! Now what?

Every author gets rejected. What to do with a rejection can be challenging. Do you revise or immediately resubmit elsewhere? The answer depends mostly on what sort of reasons you were (or were not) given for a rejection. Immediate rejection is usually due to one of a couple of reasons. The first and most common […]