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Kid Captain Bentley Steven hopes to bring awareness to Chiari malformation

Kid Captain Bentley Steven hopes to bring awareness to Chiari malformation

Kelsey Harrell, Managing Digital Editor September 23, 2021

This week’s Kid Captain Bentley Steven is excited to be back in Iowa City for game day at Kinnick Stadium with his family. He attended his first game in 2019 — the same year his mom started nominating...

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics CEO Suresh Gunasekaran speaks at a virtual press conference on Sept. 22.

UI Health Care employees tiring out from marathon pandemic

Cooper Worth, News Reporter September 22, 2021

The staff of University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics remain “exhausted” as employees continue to endure the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic as cases remain steady in Johnson County.   UIHC...

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.

Reestablished Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery names Kalpaj Parekh interim chair

Anthony Neri, News Reporter September 19, 2021

Kalpaj Parekh, professor of Surgery-Cardiothoracic Surgery, began his role as interim chair and departmental executive officer of the relaunched Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery in the University...

Contributed photo of Kid Captain Galilea Gonzalez.

Kid Captain Galilea Gonzalez to celebrate recovery at Kinnick

Sabine Martin, News Editor September 16, 2021

Pedro Gonzalez nominated his 10-year-old daughter, Galilea Gonzalez, to be a Kid Captain two years ago because of the resiliency she showed at a young age. Galilea will take the field on Saturday...

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Kid Captain CC Hoover demonstrates strength and resilience

Rachel Schilke, Senior Print Editor September 9, 2021

CC Hoover, the second Kid Captain of the Iowa football season, used to hate the Hawkeyes, her mother Katie said. “At first, she absolutely hated everybody and everything and every mention of the...

A schematic of the planned UIHC facility in North Liberty is seen. The state Board of Regents approved the project on Tuesday.

Board of Regents approve construction of new UIHC hospital in North Liberty

Kate Perez, News Reporter September 7, 2021

North Liberty will soon be home to a University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics facility. The state Board of Regents voted unanimously to approve the plans for construction of a new UIHC hospital...

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UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital names Alexander Bassuk as new physician-in-chief

Anthony Neri, News Reporter September 6, 2021

Alexander Bassuk hopes to expand excellence in all pediatric subspecialities in his new role as physician-in-chief of the Stead Family Children’s Hospital. Bassuk, who was also named chair and...

Iowa kid captain Drew Hennigan answers questions during an interview with ABC during “Kid’s Day at Kinnick” inside Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 14.

Kid Captain Drew Hennigan excited to welcome fans back to Kinnick Stadium

Eleanor Hildebrandt, News Editor September 2, 2021

Drew Hennigan is ecstatic to be the first Kid Captain for the 2021 Hawkeye football season. “It’s kind of cool because even my jersey says No. 1 and I’m the first game,” he said. “......

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

UIHC North Liberty hospital proposal gets greenlight from state board

DI Staff August 31, 2021

A state board approved University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics’ request to build a new hospital in North Liberty on Tuesday, reversing a decision the board made just six months ago when they denied...

University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics are seen Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2021.

UI intellectual and developmental disabilities center bridges gaps in community

Lillian Poulsen, News Reporter August 31, 2021

The University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital Center for Disabilities and Development and the Iowa Neuroscience Institute are combining forces with researchers, clinicians, physicians,...

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

UIHC experts push vaccination in face of rising delta variant rates

Lillian Poulsen, News Reporter August 24, 2021

After previously experiencing a decline in cases, COVID-19 rates in Johnson County are surging, spurred by the highly contagious and transmissible delta variant. In response to this surge, health...

First-year Jenna Sackett poses with her vaccination card on the Pentacrest at the University of Iowa on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021.

UI students share why they choose to get vaccinated

Christine Valora, News Reporter August 24, 2021

University of Iowa students who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 have a variety of reasons for their decision — some to protect themselves or other high-risk individuals as COVID-19 cases continue...

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