Emotional abuse, neglect may be more harmful long-term than physical, sexual abuse

In a study with former colleagues in Australia and Italy, Lane Strathearn highlights long-term effects of emotional abuse and neglect on children spanning more than 20 years, saying these effects may be worse than those of physical or sexual abuse.

Honoring sister’s memory with medical dreams

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Nolan Ford spent much of his childhood at University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital watching his sister fight cancer. The experience motivated him to pursue a medical career.

American Association of Critical Care Nurses recognizes PICU at UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital with gold Beacon Award for Excellence

World’s Largest Specialty Nursing Organization Recognizes PICU at UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital for Excellent Patient Outcomes and Heath Work Environment Standards

Cancer care inspires career in nursing

Hannah Bormann was diagnosed with a brain tumor at 14. As a patient at University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, not only did she have surgery that successfully removed the malignancy, she was inspired to pursue a career in health care.

UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital ranks in U.S. News & World Report 2020-21 Best Children’s Hospitals

University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital - Iowa's only nationally ranked children's hospital - is listed among the nation’s best in five specialties, according to the new 2020-21 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings published online today by U.S. News & World Report.

The greatest threat to our children’s health is not COVID-19

Dr. Rami Boutros discusses the greatest risk to children under his care is not COVID-19; it is failing to complete their well-child checks and receive vaccinations.

UI Health Care selected to provide free counseling for state's COVID Recovery Iowa program

University of Iowa Health Care is providing free counseling to Iowans affected by the COVID-19 public health emergency as part of COVID Recovery Iowa, a new program funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Pamela Johnson-Carlson named chief administrative officer of UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital

We’re excited to welcome Pam Johnson-Carlson, DNP, RN, NE-BC, to the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital team as our new chief administrative officer! Thanks to the search committee, led by Ian Law, MD, and special thanks to Amy O’Deen, who served as the interim administrative leader of UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital.

NFL players dedicate cleats

My Cause My Cleats allows NFL players to express their commitment to the causes that they care about. Some former University of Iowa Hawkeye football players chose to support University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital.

Cassie Daily excited to be part of the team

Cassie Daily and Whiteside standing next to each other

Cassie Daily’s care as a pediatric cancer patient inspired her to pursue a career in health care. Kathy Whiteside (right), her child life specialist during treatment, says that seeing Daily as an employee fills her with joy and pride.

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