Cardiovascular Medicine holiday party, 1/24/20

Although last Friday evening was far enough away from the holiday season for the Iowa River Power Restaurant to have already taken down its decorations, the members of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine—staff, researchers, faculty, and fellows alike—were still in a celebratory mood. Unlike last year, the snow was not falling at a steady clip […]

New Faculty Additions through December 2019

The Department of Internal Medicine would like to introduce our newest members who joined us in the second half of 2019 (start dates in parentheses). We are pleased to welcome them to the department. Bani Preet Kaur, MBBS – Clinical Assistant Professor (10-21-19) Dr. Bani Preet Kaur joins the Division of Immunology as a Clinical […]

A look back at 2019

We are proud of everything we accomplished this year and so we assembled this brief video from some of our favorite moments. Whether the photos are of a fellows’  graduation or an investiture, a concert or a conference, resident or emeritus, a promotion or retirement, some commonalities emerge. We may be busy–and we are busy–but […]

Heart & Vascular Center Holiday Party, 2019

Every office holiday party captures a theme of togetherness simply through its existence and its attendance. But the year-end celebration thrown last week by UI Health Care’s Heart and Vascular Center (HVC) across the noon hour worked in a second theme of generosity. Members of the HVC, from administrators and front-line staff to surgeons, nurses, […]

Paterson, renowned neurobiologist, comes to Iowa

The internationally recognized neurobiologist, Oxford University Professor and Head of the Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics, and President-Elect of The Physiological Society of the UK will be the Distinguished Guest Speaker of the University of Iowa Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center on Monday and Tuesday, November 25 and 26, 2019. David J. Paterson, D.Phil, D.Sc and […]

CF research lights up Nashville

Sponsored by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the 33rd North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC) was held in Nashville, Tennessee, earlier this month. A number of members of the research program at the University of Iowa made the trip. This included faculty in the adult and pediatric pulmonary divisions, a pediatric endocrinologist, study nurses, pathologists, microbiologists, […]

LaBrecque launches new lectureship aimed at increasing liver knowledge

More than 40 years ago, Douglas LaBrecque, MD, FACP, Emeritus Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, moved from San Francisco, California, to the middle of the country with the intent of starting a liver program in Iowa. This week, LaBrecque’s enduring commitment to that vision and to the University of Iowa will be […]

Chapleau to receive lifetime achievement award

When the Iowa Physiological Society (IPS) meets on November 1 and 2, the chapter of the American Physiological Society promises a pair of days packed with sessions on a variety of topics including asthma, seizures, cardiovascular issues in infants, cannabis as a treatment for multiple sclerosis, and how the #MeToo movement impacts STEM fields. But […]

53rd Annual Internal Medicine Research Day, 10/15/19

Since the tradition began in the early 1960s, Research Day has seen a variety of formats. But what has always been at its core was the celebration of the diversity and depth of the work being done by a panoply of trainees, clinicians, and basic scientists. Better understanding a disease mechanism or testing a new […]

53rd Internal Medicine Research Day Schedule of Events – 10/15/19

The 53rd Internal Medicine Research Day will take place on Tuesday, October 15 from 1:00 – 6:00 pm in the Prem Sahai Auditorium in the Medical Education Research Facility (MERF) building. Schedule: 1:00–2:15 pm Oral Presentations – Urmilla Sahai Conf Rm, 2117 MERF with opening remarks by E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD “Personal Response Profiles […]