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Video: IPRC marks 30 years of injury prevention and education

The University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center is 1 of only 9 such centers in the U.S. funded by the CDC. See how it provides amazing research and career opportunities for students such as Hannah Rochford and Victor Soupene. Published September 23, 2022

Call for Research Week poster abstracts

CPH students, postdocs, staff, and faculty are invited to present their research posters on Nov. 1 as part of Research Week. Several $250 student prizes are available! Published September 22, 2022

From the Front Row: Framing public health communications with Dr. Julie Sweetland

As public health professionals and students, understanding how to effectively communicate and talk about public health and social issues is very important. This week's episode is a conversation with Dr. Julie Sweetland from the Frameworks Institute about framing public health communications. Published September 22, 2022

Call for Abstracts for the 2023 Public Health Conference of Iowa

Submit an abstract for the 2023 Public Health Conference of Iowa to be held March 28-29 in Ames. Students and professionals are encouraged to submit proposals! The deadline is Oct. 20.  Published September 22, 2022

Spotlight: Having Difficult Conversations

Gain tips for engaging in difficult conversations from Professor Stephen Courtright with the UI Tippie College of Business. Join the presentation on Monday, Sept. 26, via Zoom. Published September 22, 2022

Research suggests increasing charge types results in more convictions for alcohol-related motorcycle crashes

Motorcycle fatality rates are increasing, and impaired driving is a major contributing factor. University of Iowa public health researchers led by Cara Hamann say law enforcement officials aiming to reduce drunk driving have an effective tool at their disposal: ‘Throw the book at ‘em.’  Published September 21, 2022

Charlton discusses cancer cluster investigation, cancer moonshot progress

Mary Charlton, director and principal investigator of the Iowa Cancer Registry and CPH associate professor of epidemiology, spoke about a cancer cluster investigation in eastern Iowa and the cancer "moonshot" goal. Published September 21, 2022

Conduct research abroad with a Stanley Award

The Stanley Undergraduate and Graduate Awards for International Research are given annually to outstanding UI students for the pursuit of learning activities in international studies and international research/fieldwork. Learn more at upcoming info sessions. Published September 21, 2022

Q&A with alumna Morgan Jessie

Morgan Jessie (22BA) joined the Des Moines County Public Health Department in Burlington, Iowa, after graduation. As part of a small department of 11 employees, she gets to support a variety of projects. Published September 20, 2022

Public health researchers lead international study of young adults in humanitarian settings

A new grant awarded to an international team of researchers, co-led by investigators in the University of Iowa College of Public Health, will study whether engaging young adults as community mental health workers in humanitarian settings helps not only to support those communities in crisis, but protects the well-being of the young workers as well.  Published September 16, 2022

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