In honor of Jerre and Mary Joy Stead, and their extraordinary commitment to children’s medicine at the University of Iowa, the University of Iowa requested that the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, approve the university’s proposal to rename UI Children’s Hospital the Stead Family University of Iowa Children’s Hospital. The Board of Regents unanimously approved the naming in its meeting Dec. 2. The new name will take effect in November 2016 with the dedication of the new UI Children’s Hospital building.

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