Review invitation becomes training opportunity

A recent publication in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN) details the ways in which iron deficiency can impact chronic kidney disease (CKD), reviews its mechanisms and pathophysiology, and compares various ways to diagnose and treat it while also managing the individual’s renal condition. The authors provide a comprehensive picture of everything […]

Nephrology Fellows Graduation, 2019

Members of every division in Internal Medicine will rightly say that they view their colleagues like family. In the face of the kinds of challenges they face daily the development of these bonds are inevitable. But in the Division of Nephrology, it is not just co-workers who get treated like family. Their co-workers’ families get […]

Updates from the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension

The below is a post from Chou-Long Huang, MD, PhD, director of the division of Nephrology and Hypertension. With approximately 140 transplants a year, our transplant team continues to deliver first-rate kidney and combined kidney-pancreas transplants both at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) and at the Iowa City VA Medical Center. ┬áThe […]

Nephrology Fellows Graduation, 6/8/18

Family was front and center at a recent gathering of the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension on the Iowa Memorial Union Terrace. Both in the literal sense as many faculty, fellows, and staff brought welcomed partners and children to the event. But also family in the figurative, but no less meaningful, sense as colleagues greeted […]

Welcome Dr. Chou-Long Huang, Incoming Division Director of Nephrology

The Department of Internal Medicine is pleased to announce that, effective April 24, 2017, Chou-Long Huang, MD, PhD, will become Director of the Division of Nephrology. Dr. Huang joins the University of Iowa from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW), where he held the Jacob Lemman, MD, Professorship in Calcium Transport and the […]

Recruiting for Long-Term Success

January 27, 2015 – Resident interviews were recently completed. Dr. Manish Suneja reports that faculty members from each division participated in 273 interviews. Thank you for helping provide these candidates a better understanding of who we are as a Department. We are confident that this next incoming class of residents will be ready to tackle […]