Endocrinology celebrates division achievements

In what is now officially an annual tradition, members of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism gathered on a recent Saturday evening to celebrate a number of achievements, anniversaries, promotions, and to say farewell to one valued but departing member. About two dozen faculty, staff, and their loved ones met in the Courtyard by Marriott, […]

Fraternal Order of Eagles Investiture Ceremony

“It’s a funny feeling to have an endowed chair named after you when you are still alive.” E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD, most-recent director of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center (FOEDRC) was present for the investiture of Kamal Rahmouni, PhD, as the the E. Dale Abel Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research […]

Dokun, national panel update diabetes care recommendations for US Congress

In January, the National Clinical Care Commission (NCCC), a panel funded by the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) completed its three-year mission and submitted a report updating recommendations on the care of diabetes-related complex metabolic and autoimmune diseases to the US Secretary of HHS and the US Congress. Ayotunde Dokun, MD, […]

Endocrinology finds opportunity to say farewell

Originally planned as a holiday party, members of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism saw rising COVID-19 infection rates in Johnson County and decided that their planned maskless meal together should be adapted. Not wanting to waste the reservation at the Iowa Memorial Union Sun Room, organizers requested the meals be prepared in individualized to-go […]

Dokun brings PAD research to Iowa

Before he joined the University of Iowa and became Division Director of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Associate Professor Ayotunde Dokun, MD, PhD, FACE, was principal investigator on a five-year, $1.93M R01 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. That NIH grant has traveled with him from Tennessee to Iowa where his work continues investigating possible […]

Dokun named Endocrinology Division Director

I am pleased to announce that Ayotunde O. Dokun, MD, PhD, FACE, will become Director of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, effective July 1, 2019. Dr. Dokun joins us from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center where he […]