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When Caitlyn’s parents were considering a move to Iowa City eight years ago, they wanted to ensure their daughter would have the best care for her sickle cell anemia. They found that care when they met with doctors and staff at University of Iowa Children’s Hospital. Photo by UI Health Care Marketing and Communication.
Published: 2014.10.29 | By Catie Malooly | 7:00 AM
Published: 2014.10.29
By Catie Malooly
7:00 AM
In 2013, Caitlyn Hill underwent a bone marrow transplant at University of Iowa Children's Hospital. Today, she has 100 percent donor red blood cells and is considered cured of sickle cell anemia. Story
 

UI student studies mussels, aims at career in water resource engineering

Lee Hauser studies mussels on the Iowa River

University of Iowa engineering graduate student Lee Hauser studies mussels in the Iowa River with an eye on a career in water resource engineering after graduation. Story

Economics of obesity

David Frisvold, assistant professor of economics, will present “Public Policy and Personal Health: Effective tools for combatting obesity,” on Wednesday, Nov. 12, at noon in the Iowa Theater, Iowa Memorial Union. Story

Iowa City girl, 11, to be Honorary Kid Captain when Hawkeyes take on Northwestern

Caitlyn Hill

In 2013, Caitlyn Hill underwent a bone marrow transplant at University of Iowa Children's Hospital. Today, she has 100 percent donor red blood cells and is considered cured of sickle cell anemia. Story

Harkin visits PBDB researchers

People talking in a lab.

Senator Tom Harkin visited the University of Iowa's Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building Oct. 28 to learn about federally funded research under way at the facility, and to emphasize the health and economic impact of funded research. Photo Feature

UI nursing students share lessons learned in public health

Published
2014.10.17
Four UI nursing students learn about public health issues at an area farm

Several UI College of Nursing students who are enrolled in the Community and Public Health Nursing Practicum recently presented on a community action project about rural health and safety on Iowa’s farms. Story from: UI College of Nursing website

UI College of Nursing website

UI professor shares better ways to teach teens to drive

Published
2014.10.21
Suzy Hoyle has been teaching her son Gracein, 15, the basics of driving. Will Figg for The Wall Street Journal

Corinne Peek-Asa, University of Iowa professor of occupational and environmental health and director of the CDC-funded Injury Prevention Research Center, discusses recent research testing a positive strategy for parent-teen communication about driving. Story from: The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal

UI College of Nursing reaches $20 million campaign milestone

UI College of Nursing students hold up a thank you sign in front of the college.

The University of Iowa College of Nursing has reached a major milestone in "For Iowa. Forever More: The Campaign for the University of Iowa." The college has raised more than $20 million in private support toward its $25 million goal as part of the campaign. Story

Regents approve new UI master of science degree in health policy

The Master of Science in Health Policy degree program, formally approved Thursday, Oct. 23, by the Iowa Board of Regents, will equip students with advanced training in health policy analysis. The new degree will be offered by the Department of Health Management and Policy in the UI College of Public Health beginning in spring 2015. Story

New UI institute to address grand challenges in public health

A new Iowa Institute of Public Health Research and Policy will bring together researchers, public health practitioners, community leaders, private partners, and policy makers to expand the scope, scale, and impact of public health research at the University of Iowa. Story

League of American Bicyclists names UI a Silver Bicycle Friendly University

A student rides a bike across campus in front of the UI Pentacrest.

The University of Iowa expands its options for bicyclists around campus and Iowa City, garnering acknowledgment from the League of American Bicyclists. Story

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