health care Archive

  • 100 Great Iowa Nurses announced

    100 Great Iowa Nurses announced

    This year’s 100 Great Iowa Nurses will be honored on May 6, 2012 — the beginning of National Nurses Week — at a reception in Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Des Moines.

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  • food prepared in the metabolic kitchen

    Feeding the research at the University of Iowa

    Where might you find 320 grams of raw apple peels on the menu? In the metabolic kitchen of the University of Iowa's Clinical Research Unit, which prepares meals for human subjects in UI research.

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  • Measuring human subjects in the BOD POD

    Measuring human subjects in the BOD POD

    University researchers who need to know about their human subjects’ body composition can now make use of the latest technology—the BOD POD. And the general public may soon be able to use it, too.

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  • Register now for 2012 Ladies Football Academy

    Register now for 2012 Ladies Football Academy

    Women who would like to be part of the "swarm" running out of the tunnel inside Kinnick Stadium to the tune of "Back in Black" can register for the 2012 Ladies Football Academy.

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  • Construction will affect Hawkins Drive Feb. 13–22

    Construction will affect Hawkins Drive Feb. 13–22

    Construction managers overseeing the West Campus Transportation Center project announced several overnight lane/road closures that will affect people traveling to and around UI Hospitals and Clinics.

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  • UI leads nation in heart transplant results

    UI leads nation in heart transplant results

    Leaders of the University of Iowa Heart and Vascular Center announced today that the heart transplant and heart assist implant program at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics last year achieved the lowest observed inpatient mortality ratio in the nation among its peers ranked by the University HealthSystems Consortium (UHC).

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  • a scene from Dance Marathon 2012, with dancers throwing their hands up in the air

    Another record-breaking year for UI Dance Marathon

    University of Iowa Dance Marathon continues to top its fundraising records. This year's Big Event brought in $1,369,147.18 for the UI Children's Hospital, a 12.2 percent increase from 2011.

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  • Big Ten Network show to feature UI brain research Feb. 7

    Big Ten Network show to feature UI brain research Feb. 7

    Beverly Davidson, an internationally recognized expert on inherited diseases and gene therapy, will be featured in an upcoming episode of the Big Ten Network show Impact the World.

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  • Dance Marathon participants wave glow sticks in the darkened IMU ballroom

    My favorite photo: Motion amid emotion

    Dance Marathon provides no shortage of quality photo ops involving people young and old. But sometimes a photographer's favorite image takes shape when the lights go down and the glow sticks go up.

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  • a child walks through a line of people at Dance Marathon, slapping hands as he goes down the line

    Dance Marathon molds future philanthropists

    There is a lot of giving on the part of UI Dance Marathon's 2,000-plus student participants, including time, money, and effort, but those students insist there also is plenty of “getting.”

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