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Friday, Jan. 24, 2020

We are caring for 823 inpatients and have 3,331 outpatient visits today.

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Broadcasts: Need to know

Strategic planning listening session on Monday

UI Health Care has begun to prepare a new strategic plan that will guide our focus over the next several years. Join a strategic planning listening session from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, in the Medical Alumni Auditorium, E331 GH (Elevator BE, Level 3).

Today’s MLK Human Rights Week events:

News: In The Loop

Campbell named Sunshine Award winner

The Main Operating Room has recognized its fourth quarter Sunshine Award winner as Janelle Campbell, BSN, RN, CNOR, assistant nurse manager for Team 3, the orthopedics team.

Watch the Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Lecture

You can now watch a recording of the Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Lecture featuring Talmadge E. King, Jr., MD, dean of the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine and vice chancellor for medical affairs.

Events: Join us

See more UI Health Care events on The Loop.


Research volunteers invited

Find more research studies at

  • Pregnant women planning on delivering at UI Hospitals & Clinics are invited to participate in a study investigating the effect of position on blood pressure management. Compensation. Visit for more information.

Outside UI Health Care

Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion will continue to advance the DEI Action Plan in coming year

The Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion will continue to work on critical tasks and collaborate with campus partners, Iowa Now reports.

UI College of Pharmacy begins assured admissions program for high schoolers

High-school seniors will now have the opportunity to secure a seat in the UI College of Pharmacy by applying for the pre-pharmacy program early on, The Daily Iowan reports.

How do kids learn to read? UI researchers hope their eye tracking study will provide insight

The education system evaluates teachers, facilities, budgets, curricula, and students’ progress, Little Village Magazine reports. But one researcher believes there needs to be more to the discussion.

Iowa lawmakers propose ‘Fly Our Colors’ license plate design

Since the rollout of the new blackout license plates in Iowa last summer, lawmakers have introduced a bill that would give drivers another option, KCRG reports.

Don’t be like Jeff Bezos. Here’s how to keep your phone safe from hackers

The phone of Jeff Bezos allegedly was hacked via a WhatsApp account, NPR reports.

Bluder picks up Big Ten win No. 200 in Iowa’s victory over Ohio State

The Hawkeye women’s basketball team continued their comeback ways and rallied back from a halftime deficit to defeat the Buckeyes, 77-68, The Daily Iowan reports.

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