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Anil Marian, MBBS, MD, FRCA , was thrilled when he learned that his stunning photos of birds in flight would be displayed at the University of Iowa's 13th annual Examined Life Conference . His photos, he says, mark the intersection of two arts: photography and anesthesia. And he finds his hobby "...
From India to South Africa to Iowa, Sundar Krishnan, MBBS, has developed and wants to pass on a sense of keen scientific inquiry. Read more here .
Until just a few years ago, Daniel and Carol Murray of Lakesburg, Iowa, never had to cope with more than the occasional cold or stomach bug. That changed in the spring of 2016. Dan woke up one morning to find that his left leg was purplish-black from the knee down. Carol took him to the hospital in...
Working together to improve quality and safety for our patients and their families is an ongoing process. Our goal is to continually improve quality care by creating an environment that empowers everyone to make improvements every day. In perioperative services, this means focusing on how to reduce...
A patient comes into the Emergency Room complaining of chest pains. You check his vitals, ask some questions, and, in mid-reply, the patient loses consciousness and the monitors attached to his body start beeping like crazy. What do you do? Some 4th-year medical students from the Roy J. and Lucille...
Emma Swanson, MD, one of the chief residents in the Department of Anesthesia, and Amy Pearson, MD, clinical assistant professor and president of Women in Anesthesiology , recently appeared in a video for the American Board of Anesthesiology's new absence from training policy for anesthesiology...
A few years ago, Toshihiro Kitamoto, PhD, and a colleague in the Biology Department, Chun-Fang Wu, PhD, noticed that fly mutants, which Kitamoto’s lab was using as a fly model of epilepsy, were significantly less susceptible to seizures when they were raised on the east side of the river in the...
Cormac O'Sullivan, PhD, MSN, CRNA, who directs the Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist program at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, received the Program Director of the Year award from the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) at its annual conference in Chicago earlier this...
A full life despite pain -- that's the goal of psychological help for patients experiencing chronic pain. Beth Dinoff, PhD, clinical associate professor, Department of Anesthesia Kelly Teuscher of Davenport, Iowa, has suffered from chronic pain -- migraine, back pain, arthritis, Crohn's disease,...
Twenty-one Department of Anesthesia faculty, 12 residents, and one staff member are scheduled to participate in various educational offerings at the 2019 annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Oct. 19-23 in Orlando. The Department's emissaries will present six abstracts, 16...