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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

We are caring for 737 inpatients and have 4,113 outpatient visits today.


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News: In The Loop

Donate Life Ceremony to celebrate organ and tissue donations

Did you know a single donor can save up to eight lives? A Donate Life Ceremony to honor tissue, eye, and organ donor families and recipients will take place at 1 p.m. Monday, April 22, in the Clasen Board Room (Elevator H, Level 1).

National Volunteer Week spotlight on Claire Schnoebelen

If Claire could give advice to someone who was thinking about volunteering here, she would tell them to “Just do it! It’s a very rewarding experience and a great way to create a bridge between the community and the people who are just in need of a little extra care and attention.”

Venantie N’Duhirahe recognized with Helping Hands Award

This month’s Helping Hand Award goes to Venantie N’Duhirahe. Her nominator wrote, “Venantie spent hours helping us [translate] and never once complained. She even came back before the end of her shift to help even more.”

Staff spotlight on Antentor Hinton Jr.

As he neared completion of his PhD at Baylor College of Medicine, Antentor “AJ” Hinton Jr. was considering nine different offers for employment, three of them from faculty at the UI.

Announcements

  • The Carver College of Medicine is accepting presentations for its 13th annual conference, The Examined Life: Writing, Humanities, and the Art of Medicine. This three-day conference Oct. 24 to 26 focuses on the links between the science of medicine and the creative arts.
  • With Hills Bank online banking, you can manage your accounts and make a deposit from your smart phone. Stop by Hills Bank in the Fountain Entrance Lobby (Elevator C, Level 1) to find out how.

Research volunteers invited

Find more research studies at uihc.org/studies.

  • Are you between 54 and 75? Participate in a research study of baby boomers who go online for health information. Contact Tammy Walkner at tammy-walkner@uiowa.edu or call 319-573-8389.

 

Outside UI Health Care

Award-winning University of Iowa chef

UI Executive Chef Barry Greenberg racks up wins in local and national competitions while staying true to his goal of serving the highest-quality food possible on campus, Iowa Now reports.

The future of Dodge Street includes a massive construction project slated for 2023

Iowa City has announced plans for a two-year construction project for Dodge Street, and it asks for public input, The Daily Iowan reports.

Moline nurses deliver medicine by boat

A couple of nurses in Illinois aren’t letting the water stop them from taking care of their patients, KCRG reports.

New York declares health emergency as measles spreads in parts of Brooklyn

New York City ramped up the battle against the spread of a measles outbreak, declaring a public health emergency and calling for mandatory vaccinations, NPR reports.

Is this sofa-style seat the future of business class air travel?

The new airplane seat premiered at the Aircraft Interiors Expo 2019 in Germany, attracting buzz from passengers and airlines alike, CNN reports.

Former UNI football star loses job in AAF folding, gets married and signed to NFL team in one week

The future is looking up for some players after the Alliance of American Football (AAF) suspended its operations before its first season finished, KWWL reports.


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