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UI students given first round of vaccinations on Thursday, Jan 28, 2021. Syringes wait to be used. Each has the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine in it.

Local and state health officials urge Iowans to get vaccinated as Delta variant gains strength

Jake Olson, News Reporter July 28, 2021

While the seven-day average of COVID-19 cases has managed to stay in the single digitals in Johnson County since mid-May, the COVID-19 Delta variant has been on the rise in Iowa since it was detected...

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

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics request three capital improvement projects for patient observation rooms, intake bays

Sabine Martin, News Editor July 28, 2021

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics requested three capital improvement projects for approval at the state Board of Regents meeting Wednesday, including the addition of 30 new patient observation...

University of Iowa grant to provide future mental health care experts, services for rural Iowa counties

University of Iowa grant to provide future mental health care experts, services for rural Iowa counties

Emily Delgado, News Reporter July 28, 2021

University of Iowa Health Care, alongside the UI’s College of Education, will train students to develop a future workforce of mental health specialists in rural Iowa this fall. The UI project,...

Asst. Fire Chief Nic Pruter left and Lt. William (Bill) Erb of the Coralville Fire Department stopped by to lend support to Sgt. Kyle Nicholson of the Coralville police Department on Thursday, July 22, 2021. At the time, Nicholson was donating blood during the Battle of the Badges Blood Drive.(Jeff Sigmund/Daily Iowan)

Coralville fire beat police in 8th annual ‘Battle of the Badges’ blood drive

Lillian Poulsen, News Reporter July 28, 2021

During the eighth annual “Battle of the Badges” blood drive, the Coralville fire and police departments and their supporters donated over 30 pints of blood to the University of Iowa DeGowin Blood...

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

UI researchers’ survey highlights adolescent, parent concern about COVID-19 vaccine

Lillian Poulsen, News Reporter July 27, 2021

About half of parents and adolescents across the United States are split on their attitudes and intentions toward getting the COVID-19 vaccine, according to a national survey by University of Iowa...

The Roy J. And Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine pictured on August 27. 2020. The University of Iowa celebrates Carver’s 150th anniversary.

UI researchers study genetic risks for suicide in people with bipolar disorder

Lillian Poulsen, News Reporter July 20, 2021

A new study from the University of Iowa and University of Utah researchers shows that people with bipolar disorder who experience trauma may be at a greater risk for suicide. Their findings suggest...

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Iowa teen ‘essentially breathes on her own’ following complex airway surgery

Lillian Poulsen, News Reporter July 6, 2021

Nina Alvarez, then 17-years-old, and her mother made an all too familiar drive from their home in Winterset, Iowa, to the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital on Nov. 4, 2019. Although...

Kari Juhl gives a thumbs up while donating blood during a blood drive that is being held for her son Tyler who is battling cancer. Friday, June, 25, 2021. (Jeff Sigmund/Daily Iowan)

Local blood shortage inspires family to host community blood drives

Lillian Poulsen, News Reporter June 28, 2021

A year ago, Tyler Juhl was a healthy child preparing to start school in the fall. Now, he is one of thousands of patients in need of blood during a year where hospitals across the nation are experiencing...

The Roy J. And Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine pictured on August 27. 2020. The University of Iowa celebrates Carver’s 150th anniversary.

UI Assistant Professor Martha Carvour launches health equity projects

Lillian Poulsen, News Reporter June 23, 2021

Martha Carvour, assistant professor in the department of internal medicine, received funding from the University of Iowa to launch campus and community-wide projects that aim to alleviate inequities...

Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh visited the Medical and Education Facility (MERF) on June 17 2021. He thanked frontline health care workers for helping in the battle against the COVID-19 Pandemic. (Daniel McGregor-Huyer)

U.S Secretary of Labor visits, thanks University of Iowa for COVID-19 research, contributions

Hannah Pinski, Opinions Editor June 17, 2021

U.S Secretary of Labor Martin J. Walsh expressed gratitude to the University of Iowa and its workers for the work done in combating the COVID-19 pandemic during his visit to campus on Thursday. Walsh...

The UIHC is displayed on Wednesday, April 7, 2021.

UI researchers investigating photosensitizing drug to treat soft tissue sarcomas

Lily Rosen Marvin, News Reporter April 28, 2021

Researchers at the University of Iowa are investigating the potential of using photodynamic therapy, a type of cancer treatment that uses high-frequency light and photosensitizing agents, to combat...

Alejandro Comellas is seen giving a UIHC presentation during the Iowa Board of Regents meeting on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. (Brianna Brown/The Daily Iowan)

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics reports near-record patient volumes

Sabine Martin, News reporter April 14, 2021

Suresh Gunasekaran, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics CEO of University of Iowa Health Care told the state Board of Regents on Wednesday that if it weren't for the mandatory two-month shutdown...

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