Johan Hultin (53MD) was featured in Sports Illustrated's "Into the Wild. Twice. For Mankind." The story follows his career traversing the Alaskan wilderness to solve the riddle of the 1918 pandemic.
Since retiring 15 years ago, William Sweet (66MD) co-authored a chapter in the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery's Textbook of Bariatric Surgery, covering the topic of medical malpractice.
Mel Chandler (73MD, 75R) received a Federal Aviation Administration maintenance certificate and a private pilot license after logging over 200 hours flying his light sports aircraft "Gonzo."
Scott Lindgren (75PhD) was a winner in the poetry category of the summer 2020 Creative Writing Anthology, an annual University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine contest for faculty, residents, and fellows. The poem is titled "Small."
Jody Nielsen (86MS) and Jim Nielsen (86MD) returned to Iowa City after living in Florida for the past 26 years. Jim, a cardothoracic surgeon, serves as chief medical information officer at Mercy Iowa City.
Daniel Gih(06MD) developed a new psychiatry residency training program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. This is the second major program he has launched after co-founding a comprehensive eating disorders program at the University of Michigan in 2012.
Cedric "Jamie" Rutland (09MD, 12R) created a YouTube channel called Medicine Deconstructed, in which he covers topics ranging from diversity and inclusion in medicine to pulmonary care and helping physicians opens their own practices.
Ana Cary (09MD, 12R) surveyed a group of 120 UI Stead Family Children's Hospital faculty and found that 83% started offering telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic, many of which did not have experience providing this type of care previously. This survey showed that many providers are new to telehealth, and although some are unsure of how they feel about this visit type, many are certain that this delivery of health care is valuable and needed to make health care accessible.
Aislinn Williams (10MD, 10PhD) was named vice chair of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the UI Carver College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry.