Iowa continues CDC infection prevention research

Three years ago, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) first funded researchers at the University of Iowa to study infection prevention activities and expand the surveillance of healthcare associated infections. The UI was one of six Prevention Epicenters tasked with “conducting innovative infection control and prevention research.” That work continues as a multidisciplinary […]

TelePrEP Receives $2M CDC Grant

“Getting preventive medicine of any kind should not be a burden to anyone,” Dr. Michael Ohl, Associate Professor in Infectious Diseases, said. For about a year and a half, the TelePrEP program Dr. Ohl directs has steadily worked to reduce the barriers between individuals at risk of HIV infection and a drug that dramatically reduces […]

The Broad Scope of Internal Medicine Research

An essential component of our role as academic physicians is to promote a culture of research and inquiry among our students. In addition to providing compassionate and cutting-edge care for our patients, we must also nurture our skills in the laboratory. To this end, the Carver College of Medicine hosts Medical Student Research Day, providing […]

Hoffman Receives CDC Funding to Study Decision-Making

Dr. Richard Hoffman is one of two researchers at the University of Iowa to receive a Special Interests Project (SIP) grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. SIP grants are funded through the CDC’s Prevention Research Center. Over the course of two years, Dr. Hoffman will examine how men diagnosed with low-risk prostate […]