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Press release from Iowa KidSight- April 26, 2024 Iowa KidSight, a collaborative initiative between the Lions Clubs of Iowa and the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, proudly announces the completion of its 750,000th vision...
A solar eclipse is set to grace the skies of the United States on Monday, April 8. During this event, the moon will pass in front of the sun, resulting in a brief but total solar eclipse while traveling over North America. The last time this phenomenon occurred over the contiguous United States was...
One Day for Iowa, the University of Iowa's 24-hour online giving day, is taking place Wednesday, March 27, 2024! Last year, more than 4,000 Hawkeyes gave back in support of the University of Iowa. During One Day for Iowa, you can support just about any program at UI—from research, to training, to...
Total faculty publications in 2023: 140 Citations of 2023 faculty publications: 81 times In 2023 faculty publications (from any year) were cited 10,401 times. 2023 faculty publication that has been the most highly cited: Groth, S. L., Linton, E. F., Brown, E. N., Makadia, F., & Donahue, S. P. (...
Attending AAO 2023 in San Francisco? Check out where you can find University of Iowa Colleagues and Alumni! We also hope you'll join us on Saturday, November 4 for the Iowa Eye Alumni Reception! What: Iowa Eye Alumni Reception When: Saturday, November 4 | 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Where: The Canopy Hotel...
Jump to Section : Climbing the National Rankings New Grants Awarded Dumitrescu Received Endowed Professorship First Ever Dr. Lee Alward Award for Teaching Excellence Presented to Dr. Jaclyn Haugsdal New Residents and Fellows CLIMBING THE NATIONAL RANKINGS Our department moved up one spot to #6 in...
On October 13 we officially opened the new Dr. John M. Graether Ophthalmology Simulation Laboratory . This new simulation lab is an ophthalmology-dedicated space and includes seven stations—one teaching station and six learning stations. Each station includes a tabletop-mounted operating microscope...
Studies in Pediatrics Under the leadership of Sara Downes, OD our pediatric team is participating in a National Institutes of Health-funded clinical trial to discover if children with esotropia benefit more from bifocals or single-vision glasses. Arlene Drack, MD is leading a study to develop a new...
Written by: Ella J. Gehrke For Kasen Cochran, a 17-year-old high school junior from Winterset Iowa, wrestling is not just a passion—it’s part of his identity. From earning a varsity spot as a freshman to competing at team state and nationals, Kasen is a gifted athlete. Kasen also has Juvenile X-...