Endocrinology holiday party, 1/7/23

Earlier this month, the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism gathered at a nearby hotel to celebrate the previous year’s successes. As Division Director Ayotunde Dokun, MD, PhD, FACE, pointed out in post-dinner remarks, the relatively small division had much to celebrate. A successful fellowship recruitment, increased clinical efforts resulting in a remarkable margin, the addition […]

Jalal, Smock in VA leadership changes

The following announcement comes from Bradley Dixon, MD, Professor of Internal Medicine and Chief of Medicine, Iowa City VA Health Care System (ICVA). It is with some sadness, but also great pride that we announce that Dr. Diana Jalal has stepped down as Deputy Chief of Medicine to take a position as Associate Director of […]

Goedken named ACDA for Internal Medicine

The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to announce that Kristin Goedken, MBA, has been named to the role of Associate Clinical Department Administrator (ACDA), effective 9 January 2023. This new position will work alongside Denise Zang, MBA, FACMPE, the Clinical Department Administrator, on a variety of projects including a closer look at the department’s […]

New Faculty Additions – 2022

The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to introduce some of the faculty members who joined us from August through December 2022. We are happy to welcome them to the department. Ahisan Ansari, MBBS – Associate Dr. Ahisan Ansari joined the Division of General Internal Medicine after completing an Internal Medicine Residency at Advent Health […]

Richard Hoffman, MD, MPH, steps down as GIM Division Chief

After nearly eight years as Director of the Division of General Internal Medicine, Richard Hoffman, MD, MPH, Professor of Internal Medicine, will step down and retire to Arizona, effective January 3, 2022. He will continue collaborating with UI colleagues as an Emeritus Professor. Since coming to the University of Iowa from the University of New […]

Kaila Boothroy named Internal Medicine Human Resources Director

The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to announce that Kaila Boothroy, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, will become its next Director of Human Resources, effective December 12. Boothroy joins the department already familiar with many of our members and processes from her position as the HR Manager for the UI Heart and Vascular Center and the Department […]

Iowa designated Center of Excellence in ADPKD

The Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation has designated the University of Iowa a PKD Foundation Center of Excellence in ADPKD (autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease). “This is the result of 8 years of grass roots efforts to provide the best care in the state of Iowa to patients with this genetic disease,” Lama Noureddine, MD, said. […]

2022 Newly Promoted Professors and Associate Professors

This year, the Department of Internal Medicine celebrates more promotions to professor (11) and associate professor (18) in one year than in any other in recent memory. Christie Thomas, MBBS, Vice Chair for Faculty Development, said that there were many different factors why there were such an unusually high number of promotions, but that each […]

Internal Medicine Research Day, 2022

In announcing the results of this year’s poster session at the 56th Annual Internal Medicine Research Day, Prajwal Gurung, PhD, and Michihiko Goto, MD, MSCI, wrote, “As in past years, the competition was very tough for the abstract awards. Congratulations to the award winners listed below.” With 65 posters presented in person, this year’s session […]