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Iowa kid captain Ayden Gendreau and family speak with head coach Kirk Ferentz during “Kid’s Day at Kinnick” inside Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 14. (Jerod Ringwald/The Daily Iowan)

Kid Captain Ayden Gendreau takes Duke Slater Field months before back surgery

Eleanor Hildebrandt, News Editor October 14, 2021

Patsy Gendreau considers her family lucky.  After her son, Ayden, was diagnosed with VACTERL syndrome days after his birth, she said it’s fortunate the syndrome only affects a few body systems...

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, University of Iowa President Barbara Wilson, CEO of the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Suresh Gunasekaran, Board of Regents President Mike Richards, and others break ground with shovels during a groundbreaking ceremony at the North Liberty University of Iowa hospitals and clinics construction site on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021.

UIHC breaks ground on North Liberty facility

Natalie Dunlap, Politics Editor October 14, 2021

University of Iowa officials, Board of Regents members, and Gov. Kim Reynolds celebrated breaking ground on a new UIHC facility in North Liberty on Thursday.  “The campus will be providing significant...

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

UI Health Care, Iowa Attorney General’s Office announce statewide opioid treatment program, funded by $3.8 million settlement

Sam Knupp , News Reporter October 13, 2021

University of Iowa Health Care is teaming up with the Iowa Attorney General’s Office to develop a statewide opioid treatment program using $3.8 million in settlement funds. The program will use...

Syringes for the COVID-19 vaccine lay on a counter at the VA Medical Center in Iowa City on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020. The center received the Moderna vaccine for its employees.

Public health experts, parents anticipate COVID-19 vaccines for kids five and up

Lillian Poulsen, News Reporter October 10, 2021

Some parents are hoping their kids ages 5 to 11 will receive the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as it’s available, following promising results from a new Pfizer-BioNTech study. Pfizer asked the Food...

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

COVID-19 vaccine study of UI Health Care workers confirms effectiveness

Ryan Hansen, News Reporter October 10, 2021

A study conducted with University of Iowa Health Care and other academic medical institutions across the United States confirmed the effectiveness of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines through...

Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz signs a ball for kid captain Kale Schmidt during “Kid’s Day at Kinnick” inside Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 14.

Cancer survivor Kale Schmidt taking on Kinnick with the Hawkeyes

Rylee Wilson, Managing Editor October 7, 2021

When Kale Schmidt was going through chemotherapy five years ago at the Stead Family Children’s Hospital, he and his family would look out over the field at Kinnick Stadium during home games. Kale...

Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz signs a ball for kid captain Braelynn Krisinger during “Kid’s Day at Kinnick” inside Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 14. (Jerod Ringwald.The Daily Iowan)

Week 5 Kid Captain BraeLynn Krisinger ready to cheer on Hawkeyes

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor September 30, 2021

BraeLynn Krisinger, the Iowa football team’s Week 5 Kid Captain and a lifelong Hawkeye football fan, is prepared to cheer on her favorite team as it takes the field in Maryland Friday night. The...

Dr. Brad Van Voorhis poses for a portrait at the University of Iowa Center for Advanced Reproductive Care in Iowa City on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. (Ayrton Breckenridge/The Daily Iowan)

UI Hospital and Clinics successfully achieves 10,000 IVF procedures

Simone Garza, News Reporter September 30, 2021

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has completed 10,000 in vitro fertilization procedures in 30 years. In vitro fertilization, or IVF, consists of assisting fertility and avoiding genetic...

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is drawn up on Tuesday, Dec.22, 2020.

UIHC employees receive COVID-19 booster shots

Lillian Poulsen, News Reporter September 29, 2021

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics started their COVID-19 vaccine booster program for UI Health Care faculty and staff on Monday. The campaign’s goal is to provide an appointment to...

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UIHC participated in national NICU read-athon to promote brain development

Lillian Poulsen, News Reporter September 28, 2021

Parents of babies in intensive care are typically restricted to watching from the sidelines. In the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, however, parents and...

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...

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