Addressing vaccine hesitancy in theory and in practice

Assistant Professor in General Internal Medicine, Aaron Scherer, PhD, is the primary investigator (PI) for a large, cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to conduct surveys on immunization-related issues with health care professionals and the general public. His and his team’s work help inform the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization […]

23rd Annual Update in Infectious Diseases, 4/22/2022

Three years have passed since the last in-person version of this Continuing Medical Education conference hosted by the Division of Infectious Diseases. That year, 2019, a different pandemic took center stage in the programming as the division celebrated the 30-year anniversary of the founding of the HIV/AIDS Clinic at UI Health Care. It can be […]

Kline’s media campaign for vaccinating pregnant women

Many of our faculty and staff in the department and at University of Iowa Health Care have been quick to add another role, public advocate, to their educator-researcher-clinician roles over the course of the pandemic. We have always responded to requests for interviews, serving as experts on everything from updated colonoscopy screening guidelines to the […]