Christensen chose medicine for personal growth

Desire Christensen, portrait

Each September, the AMA recognizes Women in Medicine to "showcase the accomplishments of women physicians." This year, UI Health Care is celebrating our providers for the work they do, including Desire Christensen, MD, MS.

Tran chose medicine in order to serve others

Hao Tran, MD, reads with a pediatric patient

Each September, the AMA recognizes Women in Medicine to "showcase the accomplishments of women physicians." This year, UI Health Care is celebrating our providers for the work they do, including Hao Tran, MD.

Mathews highlights the perspectives women bring to patient care and research

Katherine Mathews, MD, FAAN

Each September, the AMA recognizes Women in Medicine to "showcase the accomplishments of women physicians." This year, UI Health Care is celebrating our providers for the work they do, including Katherine Mathews, MD, FAAN.

Meet University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital's women in medicine

Lori Christensen, MD, plays with a patient

Each September, the American Medical Association (AMA) recognizes Women in Medicine. This year, University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital is putting our own spin on the month, celebrating our providers for the work they do in patient care, research, and women’s health advocacy.

Sato urges young women to ‘find happiness’ while pursuing a career in medicine

Mariko Sato, MD, PhD

Each September, the AMA recognizes Women in Medicine to "showcase the accomplishments of women physicians." This year, UI Health Care is celebrating our providers for the work they do, including Mariko Sato, MD, PhD.

Parent Blog: Ashley Morarend

Easton Morarend, photo

"Everyone who works at the hospital is very welcoming and helpful. The hospital became my second home during those 64 days and I always felt comfortable and at home being there." Ashley Morarent

Going the extra mile

The University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital RAGBRAI team is riding their 4th RAGBRAI. They share bike safety messaging in communities throughout the ride. This year, they are sharing rocks painted by patients/families with other riders who can document their rock's journey throughout the week.

Iowa girl thrives after ice-storm birth

Dorotea Orgovani weighed just over a pound when born
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When Dorotea Orgovanyi was born at 26 weeks gestation in a small Iowa hospital in 2007, an ice storm prevented emergency transportation from moving her to a better-equipped facility. But it didn’t stop two University of Iowa doctors from heeding the call for help.

UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital ranks in U.S. News & World Report 2019-20 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 six specialties, according to the new 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings published online today by U.S. News & World Report.

Micropreemie born at 23 weeks in 2001 graduates high school

Courtney Jackson was born at only 23 weeks in 2001, weighing just over a pound with only about eight teaspoons of blood in her body. Doctors gave her a 50 percent chance of survival. Today, she's a healthy young adult. Video courtesy of the Today Show, NBC.

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