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University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics psychologist Stacey Pawlak offers advice for a healthy return to routine following the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Francie Williamson, Communications Coordinator, Department of Psychiatry After finishing her first round of treatment at UI Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, Sarah Gottlieb says she started experiencing depression for the first time in her life. “I think that the physical burden of the...
In addition to pledging $2.3 million to child and adolescent psychiatry at University of Iowa in honor of their daughter, Emily, Michelle LeCompte and Tim White of Cedar Rapids pledged $2.3 million to the NICU at Stead Family Children’s Hospital in honor of their younger daughter, Elizabeth.
Casey Thein walks over to a cabinet stocked with sprays, elastics and other hair care products, looking for a straightening iron. But this isn’t a salon. It’s the inpatient child psychiatric unit at UI Hospitals and Clinics, where Thein, a registered nurse, has been working as a nurse for the past three and a half years.
Cardio Diagnostics, a University of Iowa faculty startup, has commercially launched a new home clinical test for assessing patients’ heart disease risk. Robert Philibert MD Ph.D., co-founder and chief medical officer of Cardio Diagnostics and professor of psychiatry in the UI Carver College of Medicine, said Epi+Gen CHD not only predicts who is at lower risk of developing coronary heart disease, which current tests do well, but also identifies who is at higher risk of developing coronary heart disease, which current tests do not do well.
2020 may be over, but the stressors presented by the pandemic and current political and world news are still here. As we navigate a new year it’s as important as ever to take care of your mental health and focus on resiliency in your daily life. Watch Clinical Psychologist, Stacey Pawlak, PhD, help guide us as we work toward finding balance and resiliency this year.
A new inpatient psychiatric unit that opened Wednesday, March 24, at UI Hospitals & Clinics includes a different look and an updated model of care focused on preventing problem behaviors.
New research from the University of Iowa and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center demonstrates that offspring can be protected from the effects of prenatal stress by administering a neuroprotective compound during pregnancy.
Providers interested in receiving extra training to treat substance use disorders and addiction have a new option at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. Last year, the Department of Psychiatry established the Addiction Medicine Fellowship after receiving a five-year, $1.2 million grant from the federal Health Resources Services Administration.
By Francie Williamson, Communications Coordinator, Department of Psychiatry Child psychiatrists who are just starting their careers have a new avenue of funding thanks to a University of Iowa alumnus. Dr. A.J. Allen, MD ’88 R ’92, worked with the UI Center for Advancement to establish an endowment...