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UI Health Care is pleased to announce the funding competition for the Stead Family Scholars Program is now open for applications. This program is designed to recognize and advance the development of outstanding early-career investigators. The goal of this program is to identify and support outstanding early-career faculty who are becoming internationally recognized leaders in their respective fields of research. The program provides financial support to pursue new unexplored ideas that promise consequential discoveries. Stead Family Scholars will also be provided leadership and communication training to advance their professional development.
Former UI fellow Paari Dominic, MBBS, MPH, has returned to UI Hospitals & Clinics, specializing in a procedure that helps people with heart rate issues.
Melissa Palma (15MD) is many things these days—a physician, an educator, an advocate. But when it all began, she was an Iowan. “I like to tell people I spent K through 20th grade in Iowa,” she says.
Did smokers do better than non-smokers in a clinical trial for an experimental cancer treatment? That was the intriguing question that led University of Iowa researchers and their colleagues to develop a drinkable, carbon monoxide-infused foam that boosted the effectiveness of the therapy, known as autophagy inhibition, in mice and human cells. The findings were recently published in the journal Advanced Science.
The University of Iowa’s educational course in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has been endorsed by the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO). Iowa is one of only two institutions in the U.S. and 19 worldwide to earn this distinction, cementing the university’s place as an international leader in the advanced life support technology.
The Carver College of Medicine’s Global Health Distinction Track gives medical students a chance to explore differing modes of health care delivery and give back in meaningful ways.
Changes reflect the health system’s focus on its integrated mission of medical education, research, and patient care as it serves more Iowans in more locations
Join the UI Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, and Dentistry for an informal reception to connect with collegiate leaders, classmates, colleagues, and friends and cheer on the Hawkeyes as they head to the Citrus Bowl.
Brian Meeker, DO, has been a valued preceptor with the Carver College of Medicine’s Physician Assistant (PA) Program for nearly 30 years. His supervision and guidance through students’ family medicine rotations at Virginia Gay Hospitals and Clinics in Vinton, Iowa, has shaped the careers of generations of PA students, many of whom were inspired to dedicate their own careers to practice in rural Iowa.
Meet Alex Lewis, a 2023 graduate of the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine Doctor of Physical Therapy program from Colorado Springs, Colorado.