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Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023

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Get to know Bradley Haws, new CEO of UI Hospitals & Clinics

Today, Bradley Haws, MBA, begins his role as CEO of UI Hospitals & Clinics and associate vice president of UI Health Care. Get to know his thoughts on a number of topics, including moving back to Iowa, his leadership style, and how he’ll approach the first few months on the job.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology chair semifinalist candidate seminar Nov. 30: Christian Pettker, MD

The fourth semifinalist candidate seeking the position of chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology will deliver a seminar this week to present their qualifications and share their vision for the department.


Today's tip

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Today’s inpatients: 797
Today’s outpatient visits: 4,662

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Research volunteers invited

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Outside UI Health Care

Classic rock band Foreigner, singer-songwriter Lauren Daigle coming to 2024 Iowa State Fair

Organizers with the Iowa State Fair are already thinking about next summer as they announce the first two of their 2024 Grandstand concerts, with tickets going on sale Friday, KCRG reports.

Mysterious illness in dogs now reported in at least 14 states

Due to a lack of a centralized reporting system for dogs, it’s not known exactly how many cases there are, how far the disease has spread, or what the fatality rate is, KCRG reports.

US life expectancy rebounded in 2022 but not back to pre-pandemic levels

In 2022, a 1.1-year increase brought overall life expectancy at birth to 77.5 years, but life expectancy in the U.S. is still lower than it’s been in about 20 years, CNN reports.

Florida State joins Georgia, Michigan, Washington in College Football Playoff top 4

Florida State moved back into the top four and Ohio State dropped four spots to No. 6 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings released last night, ESPN reports.

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