News

This article from the website of tv stations KGAN/Fox 28 reports on the historic hiring of Dr. Sharon B. Larson, clinical assistant professor of surgery in the UIHC Department of Surgery.
September 26, 2016 Trudy Laffoon, RN-BC, Nurse Manager for the Surgery Specialty Clinic, has been honored by the American Society for Pain Management Nursing for outstanding involvement and dedication to the community through her voluntary service. The prestigious American Society for Pain...
Thanks to a specialized therapy at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics called extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), Mike Durant is back to work and grateful for around-the-clock care he received.
Read the story of Sabra Petersen, 55, of Camanche, Iowa, who was diagnosed with DCIS in her right breast in March 2015.
September 15th, 2016
Monday, September 12th, 2016 John Cromwell, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery with the Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Associate Chief Medical Officer, and Director of Surgical Quality and Safety, is one of the first surgeons in the country to bring predictive analytics—analyzing...
Saturday, August 22, 2016 Dr. Nora Royer, clinical assistant professor of surgery in the UIHC Department of Surgery, discusses the recent donation of medical equipment by Mercy Medical Center to the Cedar Rapids Police Department in this news report from the KCRG TV 9 website.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 Sonia Sugg, MD, Clinical Professor of Surgery , and Ingrid Lizarraga, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery , are co-investigators in an ongoing breast cancer cohort project called "Share Thoughts on Breast Cancer" study. University of Iowa is the lead institution...
Thursday, July 07, 2016 The Department of Surgery is excited to announce that Evgeny Arshava, MD, FACS has joined the cardiothoracic faculty. Dr. Arshava graduated from the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia Medical School in Moscow. He completed his preliminary surgery residency at the Mayo...
Monday, June 27, 2016 Imran Hassan, MD, FACS , has been elected to the position of Trustee on the Board of Trustees by the Membership of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract ( SSAT ). He will serve a three-year term ending in May 2019. Hassan is a clinical associate professor of surgery...