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The New York Academy of Medicine has awarded its prestigious 2018 Lewis Rudin Glaucoma Prize to Val C. Sheffield, MD, director of the Division of Medical Genetics in the UI Stead Family Department of Pediatrics, for his groundbreaking research on glaucoma treatment.
Patricia Austin, MD, a 1974 UI Carver College of Medicine graduate, has been elected president of the American Medical Association Foundation, serving a one-year term following her current year as president-elect.
The University of Iowa is expanding its role in a network of neurological research centers funded by the National Institutes of Health. The funding for NeuroNEXT, includes clinical trials for brain, nerve, and muscle disorders.
Iowa State University and the University of Iowa, have awarded seed grants to help investigators from both schools build teams, collect data, and grow projects in four general areas: antimicrobial research, vaccines and immunotherapy, brain science, and medical devices.
Victoria Stephens recently completed the Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP). This program is designed for recent graduates from traditionally underrepresented groups in biomedical fields to gain experience before entering graduate school.
Jill Endres, clinical professor and director of medical student education in the Department of Family Medicine, has participated in RAGBRAI for more than ten years. Learn why Endres loves RAGBRAI and how she believes it does more than promote tourism for Iowa.
For the sixth year in a row, the Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) has received the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) overall Program of Excellence Award.
Leslie Carrillo-Sáenz recently completed the Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP). This program is designed for recent graduates from traditionally underrepresented group in biomedical fields to gain experience before entering graduate school.
The Department of Pathology has recently recruited Dr. Bing-Hua Jiang as the first appointee to Pathology’s Endowed Chair for Cancer Research and Dr. Jian Zhang as the first appointee to the Endowed Chair for Immunology Research.
Peggy Nopoulos, MD, has been named chair and departmental executive officer (DEO) of the Department of Psychiatry in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, effective July 1, 2018.