Create a healthier world
Help people live healthier, longer, and more productive lives.
Focus on prevention instead of treating the symptoms of disease.
Improve health for entire populations through research, education, and policy.
Hear from Hawkeyes
Finding a home in public health
Bikere Ikoba, MPH Class of 2021
“I sought to enter a field where I could employ my faith-rooted desire to work alongside community members in a movement towards global restorative justice.”
Conducting health policy research
Stevland Sonnier, MPH Class of 2021
Sonnier co-authored research that helped inform testimony at a recent Ways and Means Committee hearing in the U.S. House of Representatives.
The impact of public health
Sydney Evans, BA, MPH Class of 2023
“The breadth of public health as well as the potential for impact, advancement, and growth of an entire population is what motivated me to pursue public health.”
Studying health disparities
Crystal Garcia, PhD Candidate
Garcia is studying how racial and ethnic disparities are being worsened by the coronavirus pandemic.