Dr. Abboud turns 90!

On this day, in 1931, François M. Abboud, MD, MACP, was born. Although the pandemic prevents us from celebrating this legend properly today, we wanted to offer the below as a reminder of his impact on medicine, on this department, college, and institution, and the rest of the world by gathering as many encomia and […]

New Faculty Additions – 2020

The Department of Internal Medicine would like to introduce our final group of faculty members who joined us in 2020 (start dates in parentheses). We are pleased to welcome them to the department. Elizabeth C. Berigan, MD – Associate (7/16/20) Dr. Elizabeth Berigan joined the Division of General Internal Medicine as an Associate, from private […]

Debut podcast features IntMed members

The Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine has long sponsored in part the Short Coat Podcast, a series focused on issues related to medical school, largely featuring physicians-in-training and their instructors. But now the college has launched a new podcast with established providers who may need continuing medical education (CME) credit as […]

Abu-Ghazalah named Gastroenterology and Hepatology Division Administrator

Mazin Abu-Ghazalah, FACHE, has been named Division Administrator for the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the Department of Internal Medicine. Abu-Ghazalah is entering the role following the departure of Robert Jones earlier this year. The department is grateful for the continuity provided by Administrative Services Specialist Hilary Humphrey in the interim. Abu-Ghazalah has more […]

World AIDS Day in Internal Medicine

Today is World AIDS Day and here at University of Iowa Health Care we are proud of the decades of care we have provided people living with AIDS and HIV. Four years ago, we profiled the founder and director of the first HIV Clinic in the state of Iowa, Jack Stapleton, MD, and his team’s […]

New Faculty Additions – 2020

Over the coming weeks, the Department of Internal Medicine will introduce faculty members who joined us in 2020 (start dates in parentheses). We are pleased to welcome them to the department. Prakash Doddapattar, MSc, PhD – Research Assistant Professor (8/6/20) Dr. Prakash Doddapattar was recently appointed to the rank of Research Assistant Professor in the […]

FOEDRC announces new pilot grant recipients

The Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center released the following announcement today. The Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center is pleased to announce the results of its tenth round of pilot and feasibility research grants. These grant awards fund innovative pilot projects by early career investigators who are entering the diabetes research field, or established investigators […]

“See you soon” to Rebecca Hegeman, MD

How does a team say good-bye to someone who has served as its center and one of its strongest advocates for decades? The Division of Nephrology and Hypertension had to give it a try last week before Rebecca Hegeman, MD, retired from a career spent at the University of Iowa, building and maintaining one of […]

Progress, 10/22-23: Call for Abstracts and Registration

Nothing can stop Progress! For forty years, this CME conference has brought health care providers from all over the state to learn about the latest in treatments, devices, and discoveries. More recently, physicians and pharmacists have combined their expertise to present a broader perspective on some of the most pressing issues in health care. This […]

New Faculty Additions – 2020

Over the coming weeks, the Department of Internal Medicine will introduce faculty members who joined us in 2020 (start dates in parentheses). We are pleased to welcome them to the department. Bhagirath Chaurasia, PhD – Assistant Professor (6-30-20) Dr. Bhagirath Chaurasia joins the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism as an Assistant Professor from a faculty […]