Herwaldt earns May Brodbeck Award

At next week’s Celebration of Excellence and Achievement Among Women, Loreen Herwaldt, MD, professor in Infectious Diseases, will be presented with the May Brodbeck Distinguished Achievement Award for Faculty, one of two awards given at the University of Iowa-sponsored event. The May Brodbeck Award recognizes outstanding accomplishments or a lifetime record of service as a […]

Online presentation: Colorectal Cancer (CRC): Update & Ongoing Research – March 31, 2022

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, March 31 will be: Colorectal Cancer (CRC): Update & Ongoing Research 12:00-1:00pm Thursday, March 31, 2022 Saima Sharif, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Hematology, Oncology and Blood & Marrow Transplantation Click this link on Thursday just before noon to join the presentation: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/92922854476 This Grand Rounds presentation will […]

Meet Our APPs: Eileen Yeisley, DNP, ARNP

We are pleased to present the next in our weekly series introducing you to Internal Medicine’s Advanced Practice Providers. In addition to sharing information about where they work in the department, we asked them each to tell us a little bit about their “Why” (the sustaining pull for their work) and what relaxes them. (Read […]

Nayak receives AHA career development award

Manasa Nayak, PhD, research assistant professor in Hematology, Oncology, and Blood and Marrow Transplantation, received a three-year, $231,000 American Heart Association (AHA) Career Development Award. Nayak previously earned an AHA postdoctoral fellowship in 2018. With this new AHA funding, Nayak will explore potential new treatments for deep vein thrombosis, under the mentorship of Anil K. Chauhan, […]

The education thread

One week later, and I am still thrilled by what an excellent Residency Match Day our department and the Carver College of Medicine had. After the outright cancellation of festivities in 2020 and the limited return of some traditions in 2021—aided by good weather—it was a wonderful feeling to see so many expectant medical school […]

One Day for Iowa is March 30, 2022

One Day for Iowa is a 24-hour online giving day during which donors can give directly to highlighted funds around the University of Iowa. Participants may also play along with social media challenges to earn additional funds for their area of choice. This year, the Department of Internal Medicine has three highlighted funds: the Residency […]

Mokadem Lab student researcher receives AGA summer fellowship

Hussein Herz, a first-year medical student in the lab of Mohamad Mokadem, MD, received the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Research Foundation’s Aman Armaan Ahmed Family Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship award. Under the mentorship of Mokadem, assistant professor in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Herz will study the role of peripheral endocannabinoid receptor-1 (CB1) on weight balance under […]

Newly elected senators in Internal Medicine

Congratulations to the following Internal Medicine faculty members recently elected to the University of Iowa Faculty Senate from the Carver College of Medicine! The University of Iowa Faculty Senate, composed of eighty representatives of all academic units of the university, serves as the principal channel of communication between faculty members and the central administration of […]

Online presentation: Clinicopathological Case: A case of multisystem organ failure due to colchicine toxicity – March 24, 2022

Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, March 24 will be: Clinicopathological Case: A case of multisystem organ failure due to colchicine toxicity 12:00-1:00pm Thursday, March 24, 2022 Katelin Durham, MD, Second-Year Resident, Internal Medicine Matthew D. Gosse, MD, Chief Resident, Pathology Dennis Firchau, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Pathology Bryan Wilson, MD, Clinical Assistant […]