Brad Floy, University of Iowa men's basketball athletic trainer, receives praises from current basketball players.
John J. Callaghan, MD, FAOA, the Lawrence and Marilyn Dorr Chair Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of the Department of Orthopaedics and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Iowa, was recognized for his personal achievement and broad contribution to orthopaedics with the 2020 Distinguished Contributions to Orthopaedics Award.
University of Iowa hip preservation specialists featured in Sports Medicine Update publication.
Two University of Iowa sports medicine specialists are serving as board members of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM).
Valerie Keffala, PhD, will serve as the Iowa Psychological Association President in January 2021.
University of Iowa Sports Medicine has received accreditation from the Ultrasound Practice Accreditation Council of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM).
The athletic training program at the University of Iowa continues its long history of success and leading the way in education by transitioning all educational components of athletic training into the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation.
The doctors at University of Iowa Sports Medicine serve as team physicians for all Iowa Hawkeyes teams, including every sport, the dance team, Spirit Squads, and even the marching band. But three UI Sports Medicine doctors take that experience to another level, serving as team physicians for Team USA—the athletes who represent the United States at international sports competitions, including the Olympics and world cup events.
The University of Iowa is one of six leading centers around the United States conducting a pilot project to collect data on bone and soft tissue sarcoma treatment procedures with the goal of improving care for patients who have musculoskeletal tumors. Orthopedic surgeon Benjamin Miller, MD, leads the UI project team.
Training orthopedic surgeons to repair fractured bones can take years and cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. A University of Iowa research team wants to improve the process with a sophisticated, but portable, orthopedic surgery simulator that uses small cameras and synthetic bones to mimic surgery and provide residents with immediate feedback.