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One in five pregnant women face food insecurity. Upstream Initiative, a student-run program in a high-risk pregnancy clinic at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, aims to improve health outcomes by addressing the issue head-on.
In a study recently published in the Nature journal Scientific Reports, researchers analyzed the medical records of over 25,000 adult women attending primary care clinics at University of Iowa Health Care and found that at least 32% had at least one pelvic floor disorder (PFD) diagnosis.
Two UI Carver College of Medicine faculty were appointed to endowed professorships at an investiture ceremony June 16 in the Medical Education and Research Facility.
The University of Iowa LGBTQ+ Group provides a space for LGBTQ+ employees of UI Health Care to network both professionally and socially. They will be hosting a booth at Iowa City Pride on June 18, 2022.
Mapping the brain lesions that led multiple patients, once heavy smokers, to abruptly quit has revealed a brain network associated with addiction. The new study, which involved UI researchers Aaron Boes, MD, PhD, and Joel Bruss, suggests that targeting this circuitry with neuromodulation therapies, like transcranial magnetic stimulation or deep brain stimulation, may have potential for treating addiction.
The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine will host the 5th annual Carver Black and Gold Mile Run from 8 to 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, at the university’s Francis X. Cretzmeyer Track, 105 1st Ave. in Coralville.
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine investigators have received research pilot grants as part of a COVID-19 research program funded by the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust.
University of Iowa professor Michael J. Welsh, MD, has won the 2022 Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine for landmark discoveries of the molecular, biochemical, and functional defects underlying cystic fibrosis and the identification and development of medicines can treat most people affected by this disorder.
The UI Carver College of Medicine is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 Excellence in Clinical Coaching award, presented May 20: Drs. Jaclyn Haugsdal, Erin Howe, Andrea Weber, and Jeffrey Wilson.
Each year the Carver College of Medicine announces a request for poems and/or short stories which will be reviewed and judged for publication in a College of Medicine anthology of creative writing works. Submissions are now being accepted until Aug. 31, 2022