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Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2022

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An aim to better understand the unexpected

Alex Petrucci, PhD, knows what it is like to walk into a room with fellow UI researchers and immediately draw the attention of peers. Decades of institutional research around epilepsy will command that sort of respect.

Complete your 2023 Conflict of Interest disclosure

As part of an annual process, UI Health Care employees are required to complete an online “Annual Disclosure of Outside Professional Activities and Interests” to ensure that our academic, health care, business, research, and teaching endeavors are free of potential conflicts of interest.


Today's tip

UI Health Care provides primary care services in communities throughout eastern Iowa, including Bettendorf, Cedar Rapids, Muscatine, Riverside, and North Liberty.

By the numbers

Patient-related care

Total inpatients: 773 today
Total outpatient visits: 3,858 today

C-19 adult inpatients: 19 yesterday, 76 to date
C-19 pediatric inpatients: 0 yesterday, 1 to date
% positive symptomatic C-19 test results**: 27% yesterday, 22% to date
Telehealth screenings***: 22 yesterday, 173 to date

Employee-specific data

Employees tested positive (self-reported)*: 7 yesterday, 7,542 to date
Employees who have received the first COVID-19 vaccine dose: 0 yesterday, 15,794 to date
Employees who have received both the first and second/final COVID-19 vaccine doses: 0 yesterday, 15,670 to date

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Outside UI Health Care

More than 2,500 Johnson County residents have downloaded app that alerts of cardiac arrests

Emergency officials are reminding residents about an app and strategically placed defibrillators in Johnson County aimed at saving lives, KCRG reports.

90% of Californians are under flood watches

More than 34 million Californians—about 10% of the U.S. population—remain under flood watches as another storm approaches the state, threatening more mudslides, power outages, and deadly inundation, CNN reports.

Old NASA satellite falls harmlessly from sky off Alaska

After almost 40 years circling Earth, a retired NASA satellite plunged harmlessly through the atmosphere off the coast of Alaska, the Associated Press reports.

Former UI football lineman named to College Football Hall of Fame

Robert Gallery earned unanimous consensus First-Team All-American honors as a senior and was the recipient of the Outland Trophy, presented annually to the best offensive lineman in the nation, KWWL reports.

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