Hoffman JAMA Viewpoint assesses new lung cancer screening guidelines

Randomized clinical trials, including the National Lung Screening Trial that enrolled patients at the University of Iowa, showed that lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) reduced lung cancer mortality. In 2013, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) gave a Grade B recommendation for LDCT screening of adults aged 55 to 80 with […]

Bates’ Guide updates to match new knowledge

In a collaboration with physicians from across the country, Richard Hoffman, MD, MPH, has put on his editorial hat again for the publication of the 13th edition of Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking. The widely used textbook provides students in any health professional training program a step-by-step guide to performing accurate, efficient, and effective […]

Bates’ Guide Gets IntMed Voice

Four years of labor for Dr. Richard Hoffman are about to come to fruition when the 12th edition of the Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking is released next month. Dr. Hoffman joined the editorial team as a guest editor, writing two chapters, including a new one on evaluating clinical evidence, and writing the health […]

Hoffman Receives CDC Funding to Study Decision-Making

Dr. Richard Hoffman is one of two researchers at the University of Iowa to receive a Special Interests Project (SIP) grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. SIP grants are funded through the CDC’s Prevention Research Center. Over the course of two years, Dr. Hoffman will examine how men diagnosed with low-risk prostate […]