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Alumnus Nick Kluesner (12MD, 15R) is using his background in philosophy to make his mark on the future of health care in Iowa.
Though he didn’t know it at the time, Mark Schmidt, Jr. took the first step on his path to a career in medicine at the age of five, when he was diagnosed with Type I diabetes. He got accustomed to being in medical settings over the years, and the physician assistants (PA) who cared for him made an especially big impact.
Danielle Chamberlain had never set foot in Iowa when she applied to the Physician Assistant (PA) Program at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, but her experience feeling welcomed during the interview process spoke volumes about her future home.
University of Iowa Health Care is one of nine leading research centers participating in a new clinical trial testing the ability of an off-patent drug to slow or prevent osteoarthritis. The first-of-its-kind trial is sponsored and directed by the Arthritis Foundation and will focus on patients at...
Two new clinical studies aim to prevent post-traumatic osteoarthritis
Increasing access to pediatric mental health services in Iowa—especially in the state’s medically underserved and rural communities—is the goal of a program led by child health experts in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and in collaboration with colleagues in the UI College of...
The Athletic Training Residency Program, part of the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine’s Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, was granted its first accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Fewer than 20 post-professional programs, including residency and fellowship training programs, have earned this accreditation.
UI Health Care researchers are collaborating with colleagues across the nation and the world to advance science and medicine. In just the past two weeks, UI researchers published new findings in four high-impact journals.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation David E. Rogers Award, presented by the Association of American Medical Colleges, recognizes a medical school faculty member who has made major contributions to improving public health and health care. University of Iowa Vice President for Medical Affairs and Tyrone D. Artz Dean of the Carver College of Medicine Denise Jamieson, MD, MPH, was selected with the 2023 award in honor of her commitment to advancing women's health.
A new study by University of Iowa researchers finds that rare lung cells known as pulmonary ionocytes facilitate the absorption of water and salt from the airway surface. This function is exactly the opposite of what was expected of these cells and may have implications for cystic fibrosis (CF) lung disease.