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Protesters communicate with each other during a protest for nurse to patient ratios on Hawkins Drive outside the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinic in Iowa City on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. About 20 protesters gathered to express concern over rising ratios.

UIHC nurses protest patient-to-nurse ratios, concerned with quality of patient care

Emily Nyberg, News Reporter September 30, 2022

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics nurses are asking for improved nurse-to-patient ratios to better the quality of patient care at facilities. Across the country, nurses are quitting their...

Closed off construction sites in the University of Iowa Hospital, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022.

University of Iowa takes on $56.2 million in campus, UIHC capital improvements

Emily Nyberg, News Reporter September 27, 2022

The University of Iowa will work on five capital projects that will improve on-campus laborato­ries and replace hospital equipment and emergen­cy generators. Rod Lehnertz, UI senior vice president...

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is seen on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022.

UIHC to stop receiving new inpatients for its eating disorder program

Meg Doster, News Editor September 11, 2022

Editor's Note: This article discusses eating disorders.  The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics will stop admitting new patients for its in-patient residential care program to help people...

The fourth Vice President for Medical Affairs was announced on Zoom on Thursday, Sep. 1, 2022

Bradley Britigan discusses future of education at Medical Education Research Facility

Virginia Russell, News Reporter September 1, 2022

The fourth vice president for medical affairs and Carver College of Medicine Dean finalist Bradley Britigan focused on goals and missions for the University of Iowa during an open forum on Thursday. In...

Selwyn Rogers Jr. is the founding director of the trauma center at the University of Chicago Hospitals and is the Dr. James E. Bowman Jr. at the University of Chicago

UI announces Selwyn Rogers Jr. as third candidate for vice president of medical affairs, College of Medicine dean

Virginia Russell, News Reporter August 28, 2022

Selwyn Rogers Jr. is the third finalist announced in the search for the next University of Iowa vice president for medical affairs and Carver College of Medicine dean. Current Carver College of...

The outside of the Veteran Affairs Medical Center on Monday, Sept. 6, 2021.

Finalist for vice president of medical affairs and Carver College of Medicine dean Cristen Page emphasizes patient care

Virginia Russell, News Reporter August 25, 2022

Cristen Page, the second candidate finalist for the University of Iowa vice president of medical affairs and Carver College of Medicine dean, discussed past and present challenges, and opportunities...

Infographic by Marandah Mangra-Dutcher.

Johnson County health officials look to minimize monkeypox spread as cases remain low

Cooper Worth, Assistant News Editor August 21, 2022

Cases of monkeypox are still low in the state, but Johnson County health officials are aiming to inform residents about the risk of the disease and provide monkeypox virus tests. The disease —...

Sandra Wong was announced as the first candidate for the positions of vice president of medical affairs and dean of the Carver College of Medicine on Sunday.

UI announces Sandra Wong as first candidate for vice president for medical affairs, College of Medicine dean

Kate Perez, News Editor August 21, 2022

Sandra Wong is the first finalist the University of Iowa announced for the next University of Iowa vice president for medical affairs and Carver College of Medicine dean.  The announcement comes...

The University of Iowa Health Care building is seen on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021.

Novavax COVID-19 vaccine approved by FDA and CDC, with UI Health Care’s help

Meg Doster, News Editor July 20, 2022

The FDA and CDC have authorized a fourth COVID-19 vaccine, created by Novavax Inc., for people 18 and older. The new vaccine has comparable efficacy to the previous vaccines that were approved by the FDA...

Alexandra Frost observes empty shelves where baby formula normally sits at a grocery store in Iowa City on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. “The world should not be working like this,” Frost said.

Formula shortage prompts Iowa parents to explore alternative options

Emily Delgado, News Reporter June 28, 2022

The nationwide baby formula shortage has caused Iowa families to find other ways to feed their babies. This crisis affected families all throughout the month of May, resulting in over 40 percent of...

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is seen on Feb. 14, 2022.

UI Hospitals and Clinics rolls out vaccines for young children

Liam Halawith, News Reporter June 22, 2022

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics announced on Tuesday during a press conference that it will be opening slots for COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 6 months through 5 years after the CDC...

The Stead Family Childrens Hospital is seen on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. (Tate Hildyard/The Daily Iowan)

UI sues contractors for defective windows in Children’s Hospital

Sam Knupp, Managing Editor June 10, 2022

The University of Iowa is suing the two contractors who developed and installed the windows in the UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital. Kimberly Hunter, interim chief executive officer and chief nursing...

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