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Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020

We are caring for 815 inpatients and have 4,167 outpatient visits today.

High: 12 Low: 8 Sunny

High: 30 Low: 25 Snow likely

Broadcasts: Need to know

VPMA State of the Enterprise tonight

Join Brooks Jackson, MD, MBA, UI vice president for medical affairs and the Tyrone D. Artz Dean of the UI Carver College of Medicine, at 5:15 p.m. tonight in the Prem Sahai Auditorium, 1110 MERF for the VPMA State of the Enterprise. You can also view a live broadcast of this event (UI Health Care ID and password required).

News: In The Loop

Women’s health, psychiatry services now available downtown at UI QuickCare

UI QuickCare–Old Capitol Town Center in downtown Iowa City now offers women’s health and psychiatry services by appointment, in addition to the walk-in UI QuickCare services. To schedule, call 800-777-8442 or visit

The Short Coat Podcast: First author in an eight-week summer research project?

Research takes time, so what’s a realistic outcome for the summer research student? That’s the topic up for discussion on this episode of The Short Coat Podcast.

Marriage: When the second, third, or fourth time is the charm

What does it mean to find love and companionship after the end of a marriage? On this episode of Iowa Public Radio’s Talk of Iowa, host Charity Nebbe is joined by Jacob Priest, assistant professor of Couples and Family Therapy in the UI Department of Psychiatry.

Events: Join us

See more UI Health Care events on The Loop.


  • Keep our campus tobacco free. UI campus policy prohibits the use of e-cigarettes, cigarettes, and other tobacco-related products on UI property. Persons smoking on UI property may be fined $50.
  • The Institute for Clinical and Translational Science invites application for the CTSA Inter-Institutional Pilot Award Program, which will fund innovative, translational research projects that involve two or more of the Western States Consortium members.
  • Did you know you can order MyChart rack cards through UI Printing’s Health Care catalog? To view all MyChart materials for print, visit the MyChart page on the UI Printing Catalog, select “Catalog” at the top of the page, then “UI Health Care Catalog” and “MyChart Products.”

Research volunteers invited

Find more research studies at

  • Individuals ages 18 to 70 with chronic low back pain or diagnosed fibromyalgia are invited to participate in a research study that investigates multiple measures of light, sound, and pain sensitivity. Compensation. Email or call 319-353-5342.

Outside UI Health Care

Cedar Rapids man finds kidney donor after plea using car window

A Cedar Rapids man who turned his vehicle into a mobile billboard to help him find a kidney donor has found a match, KCRG reports.

Cold blast Thursday, winter storm arrives tomorrow

Wind chill values will be below zero for much of the day today before a winter storm system arrives tomorrow, KCCI reports.

Millennials least likely to get a flu shot, and anti-vax beliefs may play a role

A new poll finds that millennials, the age group most likely to be affected by the flu this season, are also the least likely to receive flu shots, NBC News reports.

No one knew why these Amish children were dying. Now researchers have answers

About 15 years ago, an Amish family in the eastern U.S. was hit by an unexplainable tragedy, CNN reports.

Scientists sent mighty mice to space to improve treatments back on earth

The scientists hope that what they learn from these mice will lead to new treatments for millions of people with conditions that weaken muscles and bones, NPR reports.

Karras, Slater named to Pro Football Hall of Fame

Two more Hawkeyes, Alex Karras and Fred “Duke” Slater, have been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, The Daily Iowan reports.

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