Meet our faculty: Kristin Wilson

As a native Iowan, Kristin Wilson brings a unique perspective to her role as the director of the college's Master of Health Administration program and mentor to future health care leaders. Published September 21, 2023

CPH Global Public Health Week food drive highlighted

Sophie Switzer, assistant director of engaged learning and career preparation, recently spoke about the CPH Global Public Health Week food drive and the need to address food insecurity. (DITV) Published September 21, 2023

¡Lotería! National Latinx/a/o Heritage Month

The CPH DEI Committee is pleased to invite everyone to a lotería/bingo event on Wednesday, Sept. 27. This event will include games, trivia, and prizes. Lunch will be provided on a first come, first served basis. Advance registration is required! Published September 21, 2023

Call for Research Week poster abstracts

Students, postdocs, faculty, and staff are invited to submit abstracts for the CPH Research Week poster session on Oct. 31. Multiple $250 prizes will be awarded! Submissions are due Oct. 19. Published September 20, 2023

From the Front Row: Celebrating the work of Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County

Amy welcomes representatives from Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County to talk about the connections with the community and the important work they do to provide resources and support for immigrants and low-income populations in the Iowa City area. Published September 20, 2023

Latinx/a/o Heritage Month activities

The University of Iowa celebrates Latinx/a/o Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. Check out a list of events taking place across campus. Published September 20, 2023

Q&A: Student Ragan Martin’s internship resulted in infectious disease resource for childcare centers

Ragan Martin, a CPH undergrad to grad student, discusses how she completed an internship with Johnson County Public Health and developed a new infectious diseases guide for childcare centers. Published September 20, 2023

Funding available to add roll bars to old tractors

Limited rebates are available to help farmers pay for adding a Roll Over Protection Structure — or ROPS — to tractors manufactured before 1985. “Investing in retrofitting older tractors with ROPS protects farmers and rural communities from a leading cause of agricultural death and injury,” said Brandi Janssen, CPH clinical assistant professor. (The Gazette) Published September 19, 2023

Alumna Kaci Ginn discusses Iowa food assistance program

Alumna Kaci Ginn (21BA), operations director with Iowa Valley Resource Conservation & Development, recently discussed the Iowa Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperative Agreement Program that provides food to underserved communities. (KWQC) Published September 14, 2023

Researchers identify factors that affect job turnover in trucking industry

High job turnover is an ongoing issue in the U.S. trucking industry. A recent study by University of Iowa researchers examined the reasons that long-haul truck drivers leave their jobs and offered suggestions for retaining current workers. Published September 13, 2023