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Beth Dinoff, PhD , is a clinical associate professor of anesthesia and a pain psychologist with University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics' Pain Management Clinic. By Beth Dinoff, PhD Between the COVID-19 pandemic and recent social unrest over racial justice and equality, 2020 has been extremely...
The Loop recently profiled our own Marta Hamity, PhD , and her inability to remain quietly on the sidelines. Marta Hamity, PhD From The Loop: "In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, much was uncertain. When UI Health Care put out a request for volunteers to screen visitors for COVID-19...
The first component of the Department of Anesthesia’s tripartite mission is to provide exceptional patient care, and each of us strives to fulfill that mission every day. But we also strive to exceed expectations, and when we do, we celebrate those extra efforts with Making a Difference Awards. For...
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics’ Extracorporeal Life Support Center has again received the Gold Level ELSO Award for Excellence in Life Support from the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO). The award recognizes programs that distinguish themselves by having processes,...
Nathan Blair, MD , has been awarded $15,000 from Stead Family Children’s Hospital’s Discretionary Funds to participate in the national pediatric anesthesia safety and quality initiative known as Wake Up Safe . SFCH joins nearly 3 dozen other children’s hospitals in the U.S. that participate in a...
Four of the faculty at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics' Pain Management Clinic have contributed chapters to the new Guide to the Inpatient Pain Consult, published by Springer in May. Lee Kral, PharmD , Justin Wikle, MD , and Rahul Rastogi, MBBS , contributed on patients with polypharmacy...
The Department of Anesthesia will welcome its 2020-2021 fellows in five fellowship programs July 1, 2020.
Department of Anesthesia 2020 Graduating Residents (From left) Justin Norvell, Jacob Whiting, Khalid Sharif-Sidi, Matthew Sanders, Asad Hashmi, Paige Keasler, Shilpa Chouhan, Mark Turner, Michelle Riesselman, Richard Russillo, Emma Swanson, Karl Loth, Daniel Jacobs, Robert Sand, Jordan Hill. The...
You could say that nursing is a family business for Michelle Root, ARNP. Her sister, cousin, and sister-in-law are all nurses. But the person who most inspires her own path in nursing is the family member who only practiced for a year: her grandmother. “She graduated from nursing school in the...