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Cross-campus team receives grant to deliver innovative mental health awareness training
Gerta Bardhoshi, College of Education associate professor of counselor education, Ebonee Johnson, College of Public Health assistant professor of community and behavioral health, and Kari Vogelgesang, College of Education clinical associate professor, were awarded a grant to launch Project PEARLS (Prepare, Engage, Assess, Respond, Link, Sustain), a new mental health awareness training curriculum in the local Iowa City community.
Data for decades: Iowa Cancer Registry celebrates 50 years and profound impact
For 50 years, the Iowa Cancer Registry has served the state of Iowa as the trusted source for high-quality cancer data. The registry’s efforts inform research and prompt prevention, screening, and treatment.
New training grant to focus on the impacts of climate change on lung health
A new NIH-funded grant will offer University of Iowa trainees the opportunity to conduct research in the intersection of climate change and lung health. Professors David Stoltz and Peter Thorne will serve as co-PIs on this new T32 grant.
Hear from Hawkeyes
Advocacy in action
Alaina Elliott-Wherry, MPH student
Alaina recently had the opportunity to speak with state legislators about public health issues.
Supporting mental health
Khyathi Gadag V, PhD student
Khyathi is interested in mental health, health policy, and supporting student wellness.
Researching rural public health
John Dickens, 23MPH
John will work with a public health policy center to research and address rural public health needs.
Testing the waters
Lyndy Holdt, MS student
Lyndy is conducting a water quality survey as part of her focus on environmental health issues.