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Janssen discusses tractor safety

As part of National Farm Safety Week, Brandi Janssen, director of I-CASH, discussed tractor safety, noting that around 50% of tractors being used don’t have a rollover protective structure (ROPS). "Our partnership with the National ROPS Rebate Program can help offset some of the cost of the retrofit process," she says. (Multiple sources) Published September 30, 2022

Behavioral Health Education Program offers workforce development for practitioners serving Native communities

The Native Center for Behavioral Health recently launched the Behavioral Health Education Program (BHEP), a training curriculum for behavioral health practitioners working in tribal and urban Native communities.  Published September 29, 2022

From the Front Row: A conversation with the 2022 Outstanding Alumni Award winners

This week, Eric talks with Brett Faine and Ken Saag, recipients of the UI College of Public Health's 2022 Outstanding Alumni Awards. They cover a lot of ground, including their unique career paths, collaborative projects, and advice for current students. Published September 29, 2022

Enter the international photo contest

All University of Iowa students, staff, faculty, visiting scholars, and alumni are invited to submit photos to the 2022 International Photo Contest! Submissions are due Oct. 16, 2022. Published September 29, 2022

Iowa student Lauren Barlow completes an internship at Tesla – and gains a job offer

MS student Lauren Barlow completed an internship with Tesla, Inc. in California this summer. She worked on Tesla’s Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Team as an industrial hygiene intern. Her internship paid off in a big way – a job offer to return to Tesla after she graduates.  Published September 29, 2022

Spotlights to focus on helping students in distress

On Oct. 3 and 5, attend two CPH Spotlights that feature resources for faculty and staff to help students in distress.  Published September 28, 2022

Alumnus Michael Berger’s research informs Iowa basic income project

During his time as an MPH student, Michael Berger (20MPH) conducted research as part of his practicum. Through a literature review of other basic income projects across the nation and by talking with community-based partners, he uncovered recommendations that are now informing planning for the Central Iowa Basic Income Pilot Project. Published September 28, 2022

Adeagbo comments on HIV interventions in Africa

Oluwafemi Adeagbo, an HIV specialist and CPH assistant professor of community and behavioral health, commented on HIV interventions in Africa, noting the need for intersectional approaches to treatment. (The GW Hatchet) Published September 28, 2022

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 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

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