Simmering examines Parkinson’s diagnoses, treatment with KL2 Scholar Award

Jacob Simmering, PhD, assistant professor in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine, received a KL2 Scholar Award from the University of Iowa’s Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS). With this support, Simmering aims to improve the timeliness of the diagnosis and responsiveness of treatment for people living with Parkinson’s disease (PD). “Management of the […]

Pezzulo receives ICTS pilot grant

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) occurs when chronic bronchitis and inflammation block the airways, causing irreversible damage to the lung’s air sacs. With a $25,000 grant from the University of Iowa Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS), Alejandro Pezzulo, MD, assistant professor of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine, will examine the abnormal inflammatory […]

Reisinger named ICTS Associate Director

Heather Schacht Reisinger, PhD, has been named Associate Director of Engagement, Integration and Implementation for the University of Iowa’s Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS). Reisinger is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and the Associate Director and Core Investigator for the Center for Access and Delivery Research and Evaluation (CADRE) at the Iowa […]

Rosen Named KL2 Scholar

Bradley H. Rosen, DO, Associate of Internal Medicine in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine, has joined the KL2 Scholars program, which is designed to provide intensive curricular and mentoring support for postdoctoral researchers. Earlier this year, the University of Iowa Institute for Clinical and Translational Science renewed the KL2 Career Development Award. Dr. Rosen […]

Comellas Named ICTS CRU Director

The announcement below is from Dr. Pat Winokur, Executive Dean and Director of the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science. I am pleased to announce Dr. Alejandro Comellas’ appointment to Director of the ICTS Clinical Research Unit and Study Coordinator Core. In this role, Dr. Comellas will oversee all operational aspects of research within the […]

Collaboration and Appreciation

An important aspect of our work in the Department of Internal Medicine is to find ways to collaborate with our colleagues both within the walls of the institution as well as those outside them. This, in part, is why our Continuing Medical Education programs are so critical. Recently, the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism invited […]