Stoltz named Pulmonary Division Director

The message below was sent to the Department of Internal Medicine earlier today. I have the great pleasure to announce that David A. Stoltz, MD, PhD, has been named Director of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine, effective December 1. We are grateful for the 11 years of leadership that his predecessor, […]

Durairaj to succeed McGowan as ICVA Section Chief in pulmonary medicine

After more than two decades leading pulmonary care at the Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center (ICVA), Stephen McGowan, MD, professor in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine, is stepping down from his position as Pulmonary Section Chief. During his time as chief, Dr. McGowan remained dedicated to caring for his patients, led the pulmonary […]

POCUS symposium makes up for lost time

“I think the sense I’ve been getting,” Greg Schmidt, MD, said, “is one of immense relief to be back.” Schmidt, the director of the Midwest Fellows Critical Care Ultrasound Symposium, was discussing the mood of the attendees at the eighth gathering of faculty and fellows and the fifth time that the University of Iowa has […]

Rosen to investigate mechanisms of pulmonary fibrosis on collaborative U01

Bradley H. Rosen, DO, assistant professor in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine is the principal investigator on a four-year, $245K collaborative U01 subaward with the NIH’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Rosen will lead the University of Iowa’s effort to understand the pathobiological mechanisms that lead to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). IPF is […]

Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Fellows Graduation, 2020

If there is any group that can “roll with it” and come through smiling, laughing, and having grown closer as a team, it is the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine. The celebration of their graduating fellows recently showed that affection and adaptability.  Like all other graduation events this season, only a handful […]

Cho focuses on keeping influenza immune response safe

Josalyn Cho, MD, assistant professor in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine, earned a five-year, $2.6 million R01 from the NIH to investigate an immune regulatory protein, T cell immunoglobulin and mucin domain 3 (Tim3), and its impact on influenza infection in the lungs. “During influenza infection, the immune response must be tightly regulated to […]

Klesney-Tait, Stoltz named to two new professorships

Surrounded by friends, colleagues, former mentors, and loved ones, two members of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine each received formal recognition of their appointment to two newly formed professorships. Julia Klesney-Tait, MD, PhD, in addition to being the Medical Director of the Lung Transplantation program within University of Iowa Health Care […]

Pulmonary focuses on people

The below is a post from Joseph Zabner, MD, PhD, director, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine. The members of our division believe in incorporating each element of the tripartite mission into everything we do. In our clinical practices, you will find research discoveries through clinical trials as well as education of medical […]

Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellows Graduation, 6/15/18

Each division’s graduation event showcases its members’ best qualities. Spend any time with members of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine and two facts about the division become clear. They genuinely enjoy each other’s company, and they love to tease each other. These facts were both on full display at the Park […]

Pulmonary-Critical Care Fellows Graduation Event, 2017

Each division values its fellows and the pleasure of each other’s company, and this was no less true of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine on Saturday night. Members, colleagues, friends, and family came together at Hancher Auditorium to celebrate the achievements of the division’s four graduating fellows. The location was slightly […]