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Kurayi Mahachi celebrates graduation, new job

Kurayi Mahachi received his doctorate in epidemiology in May, overcoming the challenges of attending school during a pandemic. In July, he heads to his new job with the Minnesota Department of Health. Published May 20, 2022

Iowa Public Health Heroes featured in hometown news

Charla Schafer, executive director of the Community Foundation of Muscatine, and Tai Burkhart, director of Buchanan County Public Health, were recently honored with the UI College of Public Health's 2022 Public Health Hero Awards. Their local media recently featured their award-winning work. Published May 20, 2022

Video: Students and families celebrate in-person graduation

Congratulations again to the CPH class of 2022. Enjoy a compilation of the sights, sounds, and smiles from our spring commencement celebration. Published May 20, 2022

From the Front Row: A look back with graduating students

In this episode, we say goodbye to graduating public health students and podcast hosts Lexi Fahrion, Emma Meador, and Alex Murra. They talk about their experiences and favorite memories and offer advice to potential public health students and podcasters. Published May 20, 2022

Redwan Bin Abdul Baten receives student leadership awards

Redwan Bin Abdul Baten, a doctoral graduate in the Department of Health Management and Policy, was honored with a student leadership award and an international community advocate award at the UI International Student Graduation Ceremony.  Published May 20, 2022

Johnson receives DEI Team Award

Ebonee Johnson, assistant professor of community and behavioral health, and her colleagues have received a $25,000 DEI Team Award from the UI Office of the Vice President for Research.  Published May 12, 2022

Science on Screen: ‘Double Indemnity’

On May 19, come watch a classic noir film and learn about the glamorization of smoking in cinema. Human toxicology grad student Vingie Ng will present a brief pre-show talk. Published May 11, 2022

Hagge earns Laboratory Safety Certificate

Congratulations to Rhinda Hagge, research specialist in the Department of Epidemiology, for being awarded the Lab Safety Certificate. She is the first person at the University of Iowa to earn this recognition.  Published May 11, 2022

COVID-19 and Health Equity: Lessons Learned and Moving Forward

Join the UI Institute for Public Health Practice, in partnership with the Midwestern Public Health Training Center, for the webinar "COVID-19 and Health Equity: Lessons Learned and Moving Forward," on May 18. Published May 11, 2022

Iowa Public Health Heroes honored

The University of Iowa College of Public Health recently honored three Iowa public health leaders whose work is helping to promote better health, prevent disease, and build stronger communities throughout the state. Published May 11, 2022

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