Friday, June 2, 2023
Keeping you in The Loop
In case you missed it: May’s top stories
May was a month full of incredible stories from across UI Health Care. From celebrating our team during UI Health Care Week 2023 to an incredible recovery from a major hip fracture, here are some of May’s top-performing stories.
Dermatology chair and department executive officer semifinalist seminar June 5: Ali Jabbari
This semifinalist candidate for the position of chair and department executive officer of the Department of Dermatology will deliver a seminar next week to present their qualifications, share their vision for the department, and answer questions.
- Beginning Monday, June 5, HCIS will be calling every UI Health Care phone during the course of the next three months to validate the functionality and usage of phone numbers within the organization. Please answer the call when you receive it.
- Contractors will be painting and coating drive surfaces in Parking Ramp 2 starting Monday, June 5. Select parking spaces will be closed and traffic may be reduced to one lane.
UI Health Care’s LGBTQ Clinic provides many services, including counseling for anxiety and depression to LGBTQ+ individuals, families, and the community.
In the spotlight
This fascinating article from The New York Times* describes how researchers at Iowa uncovered bits of parchment salvaged from handwritten manuscripts using CT scanning on 16th-century books.
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Today’s inpatients: 804
Today’s outpatient visits: 3,681
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Research volunteers invited
Family and paid caregivers (CNAs, NAs, etc.) who care for someone living with dementia—try our Dental Care Tips app. $50 compensation for each interview. If interested, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Find more research studies at uihc.org/studies.
Outside UI Health Care
Iowa City police warn recent vehicle burglaries share similarities
The Iowa City Police Department urges the community to lock their vehicles, park in well-lit, visible areas, and not leave valuables in plain sight, Iowa’s News Now reports.
Iowa radio station celebrates 100 years of broadcasting
Marshalltown radio station KFJB was the first to broadcast a football game live from the field, KCRG reports.
How a 93-year-old grandmother visited every national park and healed a family rift in the process
Joy Ryan set the world record for being the oldest to visit every national park, traveling to all 63 parks with her 42-year-old grandson following his parents’ divorce, NPR reports.
Caitlin Clark to play in John Deere Classic Pro-Am
Iowa women’s basketball player Caitlin Clark is set to play in the John Deere Classic Pro-Am golf tournament with a group anchored by fellow Iowa native and current U.S. Ryder Cup captain Zach Johnson, Hawkeye Sports reports.
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