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

New UIHC facility to increase health care access to residents in southeast Iowa City

Sydney Libert, News Reporter January 29, 2023

A new University of Iowa Health Care facility specializing in primary care services is slated to open in 2025 in southeast Iowa City. While the project is in the beginning stages of development,...

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics are seen in Iowa City on Aug. 23, 2022.

UI researchers find genes that can cause cleft lip and palate

Sofia Mamakos, News Reporter January 29, 2023

University of Iowa researchers conducted a study using frogs and fish to identify certain human genes are associated with causing cleft lip and/or palate when deleted. Clefting is a malformation...

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

UI researchers help find COVID-19 bivalent booster effectiveness

Sofia Mamakos, News Reporter January 24, 2023

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics assisted in a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study that shows that a new COVID-19 booster vaccine can provide protection for older adults. In...

The Stead Family Children’s Hospital in Iowa City is seen Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. (Matt Sindt / The Daily Iowan)

UI expands procedure methods for tracheomalacia

Sofia Mamakos, News Reporter January 25, 2023

Advances are being made at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital as the hospital practices new procedure options for infants with tracheomalacia. Tracheomalacia is a condition where...

The Stead Family Children’s Hospital in Iowa City is seen Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022.

Melissa Whisler to serve as interim chief administrative officer at UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital

Grace Katzer, News Reporter January 19, 2023

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics named Melissa Whisler as UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital interim chief administrative officer in December, and she recently started her role. Whisler began...

UI Health Care workers ask for 14 percent pay raise, regents propose 1.5 percent

UI Health Care workers ask for 14 percent pay raise, regents propose 1.5 percent

Sofia Mamakos, News Reporter January 19, 2023

University of Iowa Health Care workers have protested working conditions since September, and a recent contract response from the state Board of Regents could deepen their concerns. The UIHC nurses...

The Roy J. And Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine pictured on August 27, 2020.

UI vice president for medical affairs and Carver College of Medicine dean resumes

Sydney Libert, News Reporter January 16, 2023

The University of Iowa relaunched its search for the next vice president for medical affairs and Carver College of Medicine dean after deciding to pause in October 2022. Brooks Jackson, current...

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics are seen in Iowa City on Aug. 23, 2022.

Declining global sperm counts raise questions about men’s health

Emily Nyberg, News Reporter December 11, 2022

Sperm counts and concentrations are falling globally and in Iowa, according to recent updates made to a 2017 study.  The study suggests that the average sperm count globally has dropped from 104 million...

Firefighters work to control a blaze at G60, a biofuel production plant, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022, in Marengo, Iowa.

UIHC treats victims of Marengo soybean facility explosion

Isabelle Foland and Sabine Martin December 8, 2022

This is a developing story, check back for updates. The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics' medical team is still prepared for emergency response after taking in multiple patients on Thursday...

Patients check into the Holden Center on Aug. 25, 2016.

UI Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center announces partnership with Caris’ Precision Oncology Alliance

Sofia Mamakos, News Reporter November 16, 2022

University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center announced that they have joined the Caris’ Precision Oncology Alliance to improve clinical care and the outcomes of patients with cancer.  The...

Contributed photo from Dr. Skogman.

Local hospitals see uptick in pediatric respiratory illnesses

Sofia Mamakos, News Reporter November 13, 2022

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics — alongside hospitals around the country — reported an increase of children coming in with respiratory infections early in the winter months. In September,...

Kalpaj Parekh, interim chair of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery poses for a portrait at the UI Heart and Vascular Center on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021.

UIHC appoints Kalpaj Parekh as the new Director of Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Sofia Mamaoks, News Reporter November 13, 2022

After a national search by the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, the chair and executive officer of the newly-reestablished department of cardiothoracic surgery has big plans to improve care. Kalpaj...

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