The CV – Section IV: Service

This is the next part in a series of posts on editing, styling, and formatting curriculum vitae. This week, we’re covering the last section of the CCOM CV: Service. Next week, I’ll have some final thoughts and general tips for faculty CVs. Another CV sample is provided with some examples of each type of listing in this […]

Streit named Interim Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases

I am pleased to announce that Judy Streit, MD, clinical professor of internal medicine, has accepted the role of Interim Director for the Division of Infectious Diseases. Dr. Streit takes the role as Daniel Diekema, MD, MS, is stepping down after eleven years and returning to the faculty. Effective June 28, Dr. Streit will direct the division while […]

Using AI to assess syncope risk

One of the most common reasons for Emergency Department (ED) visits is syncope, a form of transient loss of consciousness. With numerous causes, some benign and some with serious, even deadly consequences, management is a major challenge, especially in the ED. An interdisciplinary team of physicians from the Departments of Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine is […]

OPA1 deletion in brown adipose tissue improves thermoregulation and systemic metabolism via FGF21

Article: OPA1 deletion in brown adipose tissue improves thermoregulation and systemic metabolism via FGF21 Authors: Renata O Pereira, Alex Marti, Angela Crystal Olvera, Satya Murthy Tadinada, Sarah Hartwick Bjorkman, Eric Thomas Weatherford, Donald A Morgan, Michael Westphal, Pooja H Patel, Ana Karina Kirby, Rana Hewezi, William Bùi Trân, Luis Miguel García-Peña, Rhonda A Souvenir, Monika […]

7th Annual Culturally Responsive Health Care in Iowa, 6/3/21

There is a need to ensure that health care professionals have the skills and knowledge to provide culturally appropriate services in order to respond to the changing patient demographics, address health care disparities, ensure patient safety and the highest quality of care. Members of the Colleges of Public Health, of Medicine, and of Nursing have […]

The CV – Section III: Scholarship / Professional Productivity, Part 2

Next up, we’ll review subsections C through F under Section III, Scholarship and Professional Productivity. Section C seems to cause confusion. “Published Reviews of Scholarship” include reviews you have written on others’ works, usually books or book chapters, or even online works such as educational videos. See the sample CV section for an example. However, […]

Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Fellows Graduation, 2021

Like almost every graduation celebration this year, the timing could not have been better. The rise in vaccinations and reductions in COVID-19 infection rates allowed for an ease in gathering restrictions for our health care workers. And less than a month later, members of a division that was on one of the many sets of […]

Online presentation: Current landscape and recent developments in the management of Prostate Cancer – June 24, 2021

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, June 24 will be: Current landscape and recent developments in the management of Prostate Cancer12:00-1:00pmThursday, June 24, 2021 Rohan Garje, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Blood & Marrow Transplantation Click this link on Thursday just before noon to join the presentation: This Grand […]

Hughes receives K01 to study proteins’ role in skeletal muscle atrophy

David Hughes, PhD, postdoctoral fellow in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, was awarded a five-year, $600,000 K01 award from the National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. The Mentored Research Scientist Career Development Award will allow Hughes to determine the role of the proteins E3 ligase, F-box and leucine-rich repeat protein 22 (Fbxl22) […]

Mokadem lab member receives summer fellowship

Benjamin Linden, a second-year medical student working in the lab of Mohamad Mokadem, MD, received funding for a twelve-week Summer Research Fellowship from the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine. As a fellow in one of the many opportunities within the Iowa Medical Student Research Program, Linden is researching the effects of the endogenous endocannabinoid system […]