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Published: 2014.08.27 | By UI Health Care Marketing and Communications | 9:55 AM
Published: 2014.08.27
By UI Health Care Marketing and Communications
9:55 AM
Iowa’s only comprehensive academic medical center will celebrate 35 years of service by AirCare, the state’s first hospital-based helicopter ambulance service, during a public open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 7, at the AirCare hangar, 385 Ruppert Road, near the Iowa City Airport. Story
 

UI professor shares his knowledge of Indian yoga master B.K.S Iyengar

Published
2014.08.25
Thousands of New Yorkers marked the first day of summer by practicing yoga in Times Square, during the 12th annual Solstice in Times Square. (AP)

UI Professor Frederick Smith shares his knowledge of the Indian yoga master B.K.S Iyengar who died last week at the age of 95. Story from: NPR - On Point

NPR - On Point

UI to honor AirCare, Emergency Department milestones

Air Care helicopter

Iowa’s only comprehensive academic medical center will celebrate 35 years of service by AirCare, the state’s first hospital-based helicopter ambulance service, during a public open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 7, at the AirCare hangar, 385 Ruppert Road, near the Iowa City Airport. Story

Media advisory: UI to hold Deeded Body Program memorial service Aug. 29

The deeded body memorial at Oakland Cemetery in Iowa City. File photo by Tim Schoon.

The Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine will hold its annual memorial service for the Deeded Body Program at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, at Oakland Cemetery, 1000 Brown St., in Iowa City. Story

Public invited to suicide prevention workshop Sept. 10

UI Professor John Westefeld will present a 90-minute workshop on the warning signs, intervention strategies, and resources available for suicide prevention in the College of Education's Teacher Leader Center on Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Story

UI celebrates the dedication of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles Diabetes Research Center

President Mason addressing a crowd

The University of Iowa dedicated the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center with a weekend of opening activities. The new facility features 20,000 square feet of advanced research space with cutting-edge medical equipment. Center researchers will pursue innovative diabetes research and find treatments and cures for the epidemic that affects more than 9 percent of the American population. Story

UI experts share unique struggles cancer survivors face

Published
2014.08.19
Some of the artwork featured in the exhibit iving Proof Exhibit: Cancer Survivor Art."

Liz Cullen, a UI College of Nursing alumna and UI nurse practitioner in radiation oncology, and Jen Adams, a social worker at the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, discuss the struggles cancer survivors face in a show on "Living Proof Exhibit: Cancer Survivor Art." Story from: Iowa Public Radio Talk of Iowa

Iowa Public Radio Talk of Iowa

UI expert shares insights on suicide prevention

Published
2014.08.21
Portrait of John Westefeld in his office.

John Westefeld, a UI professor in the Counseling Psychology Program in the College of Education and a national expert in suicide prevention, provides insight into important questions to ask and steps to take to prevent suicide. Story from: thegazette.com

thegazette.com

Media Advisory: UI celebrates the dedication of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles Diabetes Research Center

Student student Samantha Osterhaus works in the new advanced laboratory space at the UI Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center.

Members of the media are invited to cover the University of Iowa's dedication of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center on Saturday, Aug. 23, at 11 a.m. at the Coralville Marriott Convention Hall. Story

UI hosts emerging contaminants conference Aug. 19-22

Published
2014.08.20
A person washes their hands under a sink faucet.

Scientists and engineers met at the UI College of Engineering Aug. 19-22 for EmCon 2014—an international conference on the effects of emerging contaminants, such as soap and medications, in the environment. Story from: KCRG

KCRG

UI hosts emerging contaminants conference Aug. 19-22

Scientists from around the world are gathering in Iowa City Aug. 19-22 to attend a conference about chemicals in our environment: "EmCon 2014: Fourth International Conference on Occurrence, Fate, Effects and Analysis of Emerging Contaminants in the Environment." Story

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