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University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics staff physician Dr. Joshua Radke poses for a portrait outside of the University of Iowa Hospital on Jan. 17, 2022.

UI medical students to train in addiction medicine through federal grant

Simone Garza, News Reporter January 18, 2022

Students enrolled in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine’s medical and physician’s assistant programs will soon be able to learn more about addiction medicine. Addiction courses...

The CEO of the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Suresh Gunasekaran speaks during a groundbreaking ceremony at the North Liberty University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics construction site on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. The new facility is set to include procedure rooms, emergency care rooms, laboratories, outpatient clinics, a pharmacy, advanced diagnostic imaging and teaching/research space.

UI Hospitals and Clinics CEO Suresh Gunasekaran to exit

Anthony Neri, News Reporter January 18, 2022

Suresh Gunasekaran, after serving as University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics CEO for three years, is departing to become the new president and CEO of Health at the University of California San Francisco. He...

The Iowa City Public Library is shown with mask mandate signs in Iowa City on Monday, Jan. 17, 2022.

Johnson County health care officials call for stop of omicron spread as cases rise

Lillian Poulsen, News Reporter January 17, 2022

Health care professionals are calling on Johnson County residents to stop the spread of COVID-19, as a significant rise in cases, partly due to the spread of the omicron variant, continues to put a...

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics are seen on Tuesday, June 23, 2020.

UIHC ‘under stress,’ leaders call for community COVID-19 compliance

Anthony Neri, News Reporter January 13, 2022

The rise of the omicron variant in Iowa has backlogged University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics workers and caused them to modify and delay regular treatments. Suresh Gunasekaran, UIHC CEO, said...

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics are seen on Tuesday, June 23, 2020.

UIHC to request approval from Board of Regents to plan decade-long campus modernization efforts

Josie Fischels, Managing Editor January 6, 2022

University of Iowa Hospitals and clinics is looking to renovate and modernize its campus in the coming years, seeking permission from the state Board of Regents to begin designing several long-term...

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is displayed on Wednesday, April 7. (Jerod Ringwald/The Daily Iowan)

UIHC Boyd Tower fire started by burning leaves near generator exhaust stack

Anthony Neri, News Reporter December 17, 2021

The Iowa City Department of Public Safety reported that a fire at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics’ Boyd Tower was started after a pile of leaves near a generator exhaust stack caught...

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics are seen on Tuesday, June 23, 2020.

Iowa City Fire Department extinguishes elevator fire at UIHC

Meg Doster, News Reporter December 17, 2021

An elevator fire was reported in the University of Iowa’s Hospitals and Clinics’ Boyd Tower on the west side of campus on Friday.  Hayley Bruce, assistant director for communications and external...

Patients are injected with the COVID-19 vaccine at the VA Medical Center in Iowa City on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020. The center received the Modern vaccine for its employees.

UI Hospitals and Clinics mark one year of COVID-19 vaccines

Lillian Poulsen, News Reporter December 13, 2021

One year ago, 178 University of Iowa Health Care employees were the first in Iowa and among the first in the nation to receive COVID-19 vaccines. Close to 2 million Iowans have been vaccinated since...

Anxiety during pregnancy leads to increased postpartum depression, researchers find

Anxiety during pregnancy leads to increased postpartum depression, researchers find

Lillian Poulsen, News Reporter December 13, 2021

Researchers studying Veterans Affairs health care across the country found that maternal pregnancy-related anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder can lead to problems for pregnant...

Veronica Cano, a criminalist with the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner, explains the process used to isolate and purify DNA in helping to identify remains of deceased victims.

Avoid at-home genetic tests this holiday season, health experts say

Lillian Poulsen, News Reporter December 12, 2021

University of Iowa Health Care experts recommend avoiding giving genetic test kits as gifts because of potential unwelcome health-related insights and other surprises. Direct-to-consumer genetic...

Iowa kid captain Blake Burdof waits for an autograph from head coach Kirk Ferentz during “Kid’s Day at Kinnick” inside Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 14.

Kid Captain Blake Burdorf overcomes near-impossible odds

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor November 23, 2021

For the first five months of her pregnancy, Jamie Burdorf didn’t know she was carrying twins. Doctors told Burdorf that baby A looked good, but baby B has some slight dilation around his kidneys...

Fans participate in the wave toward the University of Iowa Stead Family Childrens Hospital during a football game between Iowa and Kent State at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Golden Flashes 30-7.

Hawkeye fan Brandi Gloeckner excited to attend football game as Kid Captain

Emily Delgado, News Reporter November 18, 2021

Brandi Gloeckner is an avid sports fan, but she has never attended a Hawkeye football game. That will change on Saturday afternoon. Brandi, a high school sophomore, will act as the Iowa football team’s...

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