Online presentation: “Lessons Learned from SARS” and a COVID-19 update – April 9, 2020

The recording from this presentation is available. Internal Medicine’s Virtual Grand Rounds presentation for Thursday, April 9, 2020, will be: Lessons Learned from SARS, and COVID-19 Update 12:00–1:00pm Thursday, April 9, 2020 Presented by: Loreen Herwaldt, MD, Professor of Internal Medicine and Epidemiology (College of Public Health) Jorge Salinas, MD, Hospital Epidemiologist, Clinical Assistant Professor […]

November 2019 – Rajeshwari Nair

Rajeshwari Nair, MBBS, PhD, understands that the bigger picture is made up of many details and that effective solutions require a grasp of both the bird’s-eye-view as well as the one through a microscope. As an Associate in the Division of General Internal Medicine, Nair works closely with a number of other investigators blending those […]

One size does not protect all

Loreen Herwaldt, MD, professor in Infectious Diseases and of Epidemiology, and Priyadarshini Pennathur, PhD, assistant professor in Industrial and Systems Engineering, presented an invited talk on personal protective equipment (PPE) design problems to a standing committee within the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The committee is tasked with, in part, addressing topics that […]

Herwaldt Honored with UIPDA Mentor Award

Dr. Loreen Herwaldt has received the University of Iowa Graduate College’s Outstanding Faculty Postdoctoral Mentor Award. This inaugural award, selected by the UI Postdoc Association, recognizes a UI faculty member serving as an effective mentor and advocate, contributing to personal and professional growth by providing intellectual leadership and by fostering creative and independent thinking. “It […]

A Match of Talent with Dedication

The results are in. Match Day 2016 revealed once again just how competitive the Department of Internal Medicine is on a national stage. We are proud to welcome this accomplished and diverse class of students into the ranks of our Residency program. Dr. Manish Suneja, Director of our Residency program, has shared with me some […]