Abel named APM president-elect

E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD, chair and department executive officer, was selected as the 2020–21 president-elect of the Association of Professors of Medicine (APM) Council. As a part of the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM), the APM works to aid professional development and research in internal medicine. For nearly 60 years, this organization of […]

Abel to lead one of four AHA research networks

E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD, will be awarded a four-year $3.8M grant from the American Heart Association (AHA) to investigate mechanisms that increase the risk of cardiovascular disease in people with type 2 diabetes. Abel will oversee a Strategically Focused Research Network (SFRN) of three projects in partnership with other UI departments and the Massachusetts […]

Diabetes research enters “the matrix”

Coming soon to a public television stations across the country! Hosted by the television and film actor Laurence Fishburne, the program Information Matrix profiles innovative and exceptional organizations and individuals. An episode titled “Reversing Diabetes” brought a film crew to Iowa City in order to document the work being done within the Fraternal Order of […]

Abel Honored as “History Maker”

Toward the end of an evening spent celebrating African American achievement, Dale Abel, MD, PhD, DEO and Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine, took the stage. After he thanked his family, his colleagues in the department, and the members of his lab for their support in helping to contribute to his successes, Dr. Abel […]

Abel Presidential Lecture Video

If you were unable to attend the 35th Annual Presidential Lecture on Sunday, the video is below. It includes the performance of Liszt’s “Spanish Rhapsody, S. 254” by Chun-Ya Pien of the UI School of Music (0:00 to 13:25). The video also includes UI President Bruce Harreld’s introduction (13:50 to 22:20). The lecture itself runs […]

Abel to Deliver 2018 Presidential Lecture

Iowa Now announced today that Dr. Dale Abel will deliver the University of Iowa’s 35th annual Presidential Lecture on Feb. 18, 2018. “Dr. Abel is an ideal choice to present our next Presidential Lecture and will fulfill the program’s goals wonderfully—to share the most distinguished work by the University of Iowa’s best faculty with a wider […]

Abel Wins Distinguished Mentor Award

Dr. Dale Abel, Chair and DEO of Internal Medicine and Director of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center, has received a 2017 Distinguished Mentor Award from the Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates (ICRU). This award recognizes outstanding mentorship of undergraduate students in research and creative projects and entitles recipients to funding for […]

Abel Doubly Honored with New Appointments

Congratulations to Dr. Dale Abel, DEO of Internal Medicine and Director of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center, on his recent appointment to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s (NHLBI) Advisory Council of the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Abel will serve a four-year term that began in November 2016. The council […]

Abel Inducted into National Academy of Medicine

Each year, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), formerly known as the Institute of Medicine, elects no more than 70 national and 10 international members. Election denotes a pinnacle of professional achievement and of one’s commitment to solving pressing health-related challenges. Last year, at NAM’s annual meeting, Dr. Dale Abel, now Chair of the Department […]

Highlights from the 2016 Chief Residents Grand Rounds & Residency Awards

Each year, the Department sets aside one of its final Grand Rounds of the academic year to highlight the exceptional work performed by our Residents and Chief Residents. This year, awards selected by the residents themselves were presented by Residency Director Dr. Manish Suneja, small tokens of appreciation were presented to each Chief Resident by […]