Social workers bridge the gap between clinic and community

This year marks the centennial of social workers as crucial providers at University of Iowa Health Care. Within the Department of Internal Medicine, social workers have been a part of the care offered people diagnosed with HIV and AIDS for more than two decades. Funded through the Ryan White CARE legislation, our department’s eight social […]

World AIDS Day in Internal Medicine

Today is World AIDS Day and here at University of Iowa Health Care we are proud of the decades of care we have provided people living with AIDS and HIV. Four years ago, we profiled the founder and director of the first HIV Clinic in the state of Iowa, Jack Stapleton, MD, and his team’s […]

Stapleton, Ryan White Team recognized with Human Rights Award

On October 24, crowds of people filed into a Hilton Garden Inn ballroom to celebrate the City of Iowa City’s 35th Annual Human Rights Awards recipients. Among the six awards, University of Iowa’s Dr. Jack Stapleton, Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, and the members of the Ryan White Team received the Rick Graf […]

Stapleton VA Merit Funded

Dr. Jack Stapleton, Professor of Infectious Diseases, has just had his grant “Novel viral immune interference mechanisms: HCV as a model system” funded by a four-year, $650,000 VA Merit grant. Dr. Stapleton provided a detailed description of what specific avenues of research this will fund: Viruses have evolved mechanisms to evade recognition by the immune […]

The Last Science Thursday of 2016

All summer long and well into this fall, the medical campus has hosted various mixes of food trucks, science demonstrations and experiments, face-painting, yoga classes, and, of course, live music. In the courtyard between MERF, BSB, and EMRB, students, faculty and staff could enjoy a lunch of street tacos, jerk chicken, or pulled pork and […]

HIV Clinic meets changes in disease and treatment for 28 years

Entering its twenty-ninth year of operation, UIHC’s HIV/AIDS Clinic has grown from a service of the Infectious Diseases Clinic into a multidisciplinary organization serving around 600 patients. Since 1988, more than 2,000 patients have been seen in the clinic. As the primary organizer and Director of the clinic, Dr. Jack Stapleton of the Division of […]