Carver College of Medicine

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Carver College of Medicine celebrates excellence in research, scholarship, teaching, and service

A group of 20 University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine faculty members will be honored for their work as scientists, scholars, and educators at the fourth annual Celebration of Excellence in Research, Scholarship, Teaching, and Service.
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‘US News & World Report’ releases latest graduate, professional program rankings

Monday, April 8, 2024
Thirty-two University of Iowa colleges and programs were recognized among the best in their field in the U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings. Four of these programs received a top-10 ranking in this year’s report, which will be released in two parts.
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4 faculty members recognized with UI’s highest teaching honor

Thursday, February 29, 2024
Four University of Iowa faculty members are recipients of the 2024 President and Provost Award for Teaching Excellence, recognizing their exceptional and ongoing contributions to student learning and success.
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UI faculty member awarded prestigious fellowship for neuroscience research

Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Stephanie Gantz, assistant professor in the Carver College of Medicine, has been named a 2024 Sloan Research Fellow for her work studying the brain.
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UI advances cochlear implant science into 5th decade with $13.8 million grant renewal

More than 40 years on and after thousands of procedures, Bruce Gantz, MD, vividly remembers how his first patient reacted when she received her cochlear implant in the early 1980s just as these devices were being introduced in the U.S.
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UI honors 37 faculty and staff award winners

Wednesday, October 25, 2023
Thirty-seven University of Iowa faculty and staff members will be honored at the UI’s 2023 Faculty and Staff Awards Celebration on Oct. 26 for achievements ranging from excellence in service and teaching to leadership in outreach and student recruitment.
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Promoting Breastfeeding in Women with MS

It’s tough to be a new mother, whoever you are, whatever your income, wherever you live. But for women with chronic health conditions, it’s exceptionally difficult. Even breastfeeding can feel like an insurmountable task, full of uncertainties about the transmission of medication in breastmilk and the physical demands of holding an infant for long periods of time. This past summer, an Obermann Interdisciplinary Research Grant team, aided by Spelman Rockefeller funding, began studying breastfeeding in women with multiple sclerosis (MS), a chronic disease of the brain and spinal cord.
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10 things you may have missed over the summer

Friday, August 18, 2023
Whether you were out of town, on vacation, or unplugged for the summer, here are 10 things you may have missed.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology named a ‘Milestones in Microbiology’ site

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine leaders joined current and former faculty and staff, alumni, and friends of the college’s Department of Microbiology and Immunology May 19 to celebrate the department’s 85th anniversary and its designation as a “Milestones in Microbiology” site by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM).
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UI Carver College of Medicine lands $28 million grant to take clinical research out into rural communities

The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine has received a seven-year, $28 million Clinical and Translational Science Award from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health. The grant is focused on extending the reach and benefit of clinical and translational research into communities across Iowa by fostering multidisciplinary collaboration across the university and the state. 
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Denise Jamieson named vice president for medical affairs, Carver College of Medicine dean

Thursday, May 25, 2023
Denise J. Jamieson, the James Robert McCord Professor and Chair of the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at Emory University School of Medicine and chief of gynecology and obstetrics for Emory Healthcare, has been named vice president for medical affairs and dean of the Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine