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 […]

Abel Lab Awarded AHA Grant

The American Heart Association (AHA) has designated a team from the University of Iowa  and the University of Utah as a Strategically Focused Heart Failure Network (SFHFN) and provided more than $3.8M for its work. Approximately $1M of that will fund Dr. Dale Abel’s laboratory as members perform the basic science portion in partnership with researchers at […]

Highlights from the May 6 Advances in Diabetes and Obesity Management 2016 Conference

On Friday, health care providers from around eastern Iowa and western Illinois attended a day-long series of presentations and workshops focused on issues surrounding diabetes and obesity. Sponsored by Continuing Medical Education (CME) and the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, the revival of this conference found an audience of nearly 90 primary care providers, nurse […]

Dr. Abel discusses diabetes and obesity on the Short Coat Pocdast

THE TWIN EPIDEMICS: OUR CHANGING UNDERSTANDING OF DIABETES AND OBESITY Eric Wilson, Aline Sandouk, and Taz Khalid are here to introduce two of the people fighting world-wide epidemics: Diabetes and Obesity. Endocrinologist Dr. Dale Abel is the director of the University of Iowa Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center. The Diabetes Research Center recently invited Dr. Miguel […]

Dare to Look Up

Last month some new banners appeared around Iowa City as part of an initiative by the Office of Research and Development at the University of Iowa. The banners feature faces of members of our UI community from writers like Marilynne Robinson to astronomers like Cornelia Lang. Two members of the Department of Internal Medicine have also […]

Dale Abel: Cheerleader in chief for diabetes team (Medicine Iowa)

One of E. Dale Abel’s mentors at the University of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica, was the School of Medicine chairman, whose strong interest in diabetes and passion for discovery rubbed off on the young scholar. Today, Abel, MD, PhD, is internationally recognized for his research on heart failure in diabetes. Since 2013 he […]