Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellows Graduation, 9 June 2023

Back together for the first full division-wide celebration in 4 years, the Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Blood & Marrow Transplantation had plenty of agenda items to address in addition to celebrating this year’s graduates of its Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship. Graduates, family, friends, and colleagues met at the Hyatt Regency in nearby Coralville, […]

Hematology/Medical Oncology Fellowship Spotlight: Austin Greco, MD

The following is reprinted from the September 26 issue of the Holden Highlights newsletter. Previously, Laila Babar, MBBS, was featured. Austin Greco, MD attended medical school at the University of Iowa and completed a residency at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics and is currently in his third year of fellowship in hematology and oncology. Austin […]

Hematology/Medical Oncology Fellowship Spotlight: Laila Babar, MBBS

The following is reprinted from the August 29 issue of the Holden Highlights newsletter. Laila Babar, MBBS, attended Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan. She is currently a third-year Hematology Oncology fellow at the University of Iowa. Laila’s cousin died of cancer the year she was born, and she saw first-hand how long-lasting and devastating the effects of cancer can […]

Hem/Onc fellow, faculty granted access to international database for retrospective study

Two Iowa researchers—third-year hematology and oncology fellow Kittika Poonsombudlert, MD, and Christopher Strouse, MD, clinical assistant professor in Hematology, Oncology, and Blood & Marrow Transplantation—will examine potential cardiovascular risks from a drug in a recently approved study. The proposal, “Post-Transplant Cyclophosphamide Related Cardiomyopathy; incidence, risk factors, and outcome,” was approved by the Center for International […]

Hematology and Oncology Fellows Welcome Breakfast, 2022

Each year, on the new Hematology and Oncology fellows‘ first day of fellowship, program leadership has always invited faculty and senior fellows to stop in to the Hamilton Conference Room for a breakfast and to welcome them to the program. In recent years this has been less possible, but this year was a return to […]