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Department of OBGYN Partners with Student Training Program

Researchers in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology welcomed Struthi Palaniappan, a high-school student from Cedar Rapids, Iowa for a five-week summer program.

Dr. Gregory Skopec Nominated for Making a Difference Award

The Making a Difference program is designed to recognize individuals who have performed in an exemplary manner, consistent with the goals of service excellence, and with a commitment to quality care.

Dr. Kim Leslie appointed to NIH Council on Councils

University of Iowa medical faculty member and entrepreneur Kim Leslie has been elected to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Council on Councils, a body that directly advises the NIH Director.

UI and American Heart Association celebrate new research network

The University of Iowa together with the American Heart Association recently celebrated a new strategically focused research network on hypertension and preeclampsia funded by the American Heart Assoc...

Dr. Erika Munch receives FAEEC grant for IVF research

Dr. Erika Munch, second-year fellow in the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, has been awarded grant funding from the Foundation for the Assessment and Enhancement of Embryonic Co...

Dr. Joe Kowalski awarded $25,000 grant from PFD Research Foundation

Dr. Joe Kowalski, first year fellow in the division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS), was awarded the 2015 Mesh/Graft Science in Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery grant from th...

UI researchers advocate for women's health research on Capitol Hill

A team of preeclampsia researchers from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine visited Washington D.C. on Tuesday, May 12, to advocate for congressional support to increase funding for medi...

Division of Reproductive Science and Research seeks research assistant professo

The Division of Reproductive Science Research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is seeking a highly qualified applicant to join our faculty as a Research Assistant Professor. Applicants m...

Preeclampsia research launches UI into new national network

The University of Iowa has been working for years to find a cure for preeclampsia. That ongoing research has led the university to a spot in a four-center Strategically Focused Network on Hypertension...

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility seeks tenure and non-tenure track faculty

The Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility is seeking a highly qualified person to join our tenure track or non-tenure clinical track. Rank will be commensurate with experience. Partic...

UI Women's Health Tissue Repository helps to advance women's health research worldwide

When Katherine Gibson-Corley gave birth to her second son, Miles, in June 2014, she also helped to advance the work of potentially dozens of researchers seeking to understand health conditions that af...

Gellhaus elected 'President Elect in Nomination' of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is pleased to announce that Thomas M. Gellhaus, M.D. has been elected “President Elect in Nomination” of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecolo...

Colleen Stockdale, MD named Best Consulting Provider by University of Iowa Physicians

The University of Iowa Physicians (UIP) honored Colleen Stockdale, MD with the 2014 Best Consulting Provider Award. This award is given to an individual in recognition of his or her outstanding consul...

New issue of Proceedings in Obstetrics and Gynecology (POG) now available

Researchers find early predictor for preeclampsia

University of Iowa researchers have discovered a biomarker that could give expecting mothers and their doctors the first simple blood test to reliably predict that a pregnant woman may develop preecla...

Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery seeks new faculty

The Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery at the University of Iowa is seeking a highly qualified person to join our tenure track or non-tenure clinical track. Rank will be comme...

Ryan Buresh amongst Iowa health care team volunteering in Haiti

Ginny Ryan Buresh, MD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, along with her husband, Christopher Buresh, MD, clinical associate professor of emergency medicine were recently featured in an...

Ward presented UI Physicians Excellence Award

Kelly Ward, MD was presented with the second annual University of Iowa Physicians (UIP) Clinical Award for Patient Satisfaction and Service Excellence Award. This award is given to an individual or te...

In Vitro Fertilization Team presented UI Physicians Clinical Award for Excellence in Quality

The In Vitro Fertilization Team was presented with the second annual University of Iowa Physicians (UIP) Clinical Award for Excellence in Quality. This award is given to an individual or team in recog...

Gellhaus elected secretary of American College of Gynecologists

Dr. Thomas M. Gellhaus, Division Director of General Obstetrics and Gynecology was elected Assistant Secretary of ACOG in May 2012. He was also awarded the 2011 American College of Obstetricians and G...

Mahal elected District VI ACOG Junior Fellow Vice Chair

Amandeep Mahal, MD, R3 has been elected as the District VI American College of Gynecology (ACOG) Junior Fellow Vice Chair.

Tikkanen selected as 2013 Gellhaus Fellow

Dr. Sara Tikkanen has been selected as a 2013 American College of Gynecology (ACOG) Gellhaus Fellow.

Rachel Maassen, MD awarded Forty Under Forty Award

 Dr. Rachel Maassen has been awarded a Forty Under Forty Award from the Corridor Business Journal for her outstanding leadership and for making a significant impact on the corridor community. Her comm...

Dr. Stephen Hunter receives award at ACOG

Stephen Hunter was awarded the ACOG Immunization Research Award for his project “Elucidating the Role of Innate Antibodies in Preventing GBS Infection in Pregnancy”. This is a research grant to pursue...

Dr. Rachel Maassen receives Excellence in Our Workplace Award

Dr. Maassen received the Excellence in Our Workplace Award from the University of Iowa Physicians. Recognized as an outstanding clinician and director of the University of Iowa Obstetrics and Gynecolo...