Building Update

Building Elevated View

University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital is designed as a healing environment that improves the health and well-being of children and their families. Plans include expanding existing programs and developing new services on-site and throughout Iowa to meet the current and future needs of Iowa’s children.

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Our First Year

The first patients moved into the new UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital on Feb. 25, 2017. Here’s to our first “birthday” in this building…and many more to come! We’re grateful for our patients, their families, and everyone who is Changing Medicine. Changing Kids’ Lives!

UI analysis finds more children are diagnosed with autism than previously thought

The number of children in the United States diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder may be significantly higher than previously thought.

UI receives grant to start clinical trials for treatment of childhood cancer

The University of Iowa may be one step closer to using vitamin C to fight cancer. The university has received a grant to make it possible to start clinical trials for teens for a recently approved FDA drug of high-dosage vitamin C.