Gastroenterology Fellowship Graduation, 6/9/18

Members of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology both planned well ahead of the event celebrating their graduating GI fellows and responded quickly to changing circumstances. When they learned that Dr. Steven Polyak would be traveling and unable to accept the Dr. Robert Summers Outstanding Teaching Award, staff arranged for the fellows to present him […]

Gastroenterology Fellowship Graduation, 5/21/17

At the University Club on a Sunday evening, the members, friends, and family of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology joined to celebrate the achievements and next steps of three graduates of the Gastroenterology Fellowship: Drs. Subhash Chandra, Arvind Rangarajan Murali, and Mahmoud Soubra. The evening began with an hour of cocktails and conversation, introductions […]

Mokadem Connects Sleep and Gastric Bypass Recovery

A newly released basic science study of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) by Dr. Mohamad Mokadem, Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, suggests that a functioning circadian clock, or sleeping at night and being awake during the day, can help patients achieve a higher amount of weight loss following the surgery. The study conducted in a […]

GI Fellows Graduation, Recognition, and Farewell

Last Sunday evening, the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology said good-bye to four of its fellows who have come to the end of their terms. Drs. Sarah Hossain, Ye-Jin Lee, Vijay Pottathil, and Huy Tran have worked tirelessly and with distinction in their three years with us. We have been lucky to have Dr. Lee […]

Real-Time Research and Real Results

I’m pleased to announce that our clinical and research missions will intersect in a new venture. The University of Iowa has been invited to be a clinical site for the Pulmonary Trials Cooperative (PTC) by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, as part of an effort to fund practical studies in a search for […]