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From the Front Row: A look back with Dr. Cori Peek-Asa: Impact, accomplishments, and memories

This episode is a look back for Dr. Cori Peek-Asa, professor and associate dean for research at the UI College of Public Health. She's taking a new position at the University of California San Diego, and we look back on the impact she's had during her time at the college, highlight favorite accomplishments and memories, and conclude with farewell wishes from special guests. Published December 3, 2021

New HWC videos focus on burnout and non-standard work

The Healthier Workforce Center recently released two new videos that look at employee burnout and potential solutions, and the impacts of non-standard work arrangements on employee well-being. Published December 2, 2021

Mueller, Ullrich discuss COVID-related deaths in rural areas

Keith Mueller and Fred Ullrich discussed research from the RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis regarding COVID-19's impact on rural people and places. (Washington Journal/C-SPAN) Published December 2, 2021

Alumnus Cormac O’Sullivan elected president of NBCRNA Board of Directors

The National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA) is pleased to announce that Cormac O’Sullivan (08PhD) has been elected president of its Board of Directors. Published December 1, 2021

Ward co-chairs NQF committee report outlining framework to guide telehealth delivery

A new report from National Quality Forum’s (NQF) Rural Telehealth and Healthcare System Readiness Committee outlines a framework to assess the impact that telehealth has on health care system readiness and health outcomes during emergencies and other public health events, specifically for rural areas. The committee is co-chaired by Marcia Ward, professor and director of the Rural Telehealth Research Center at the University of Iowa College of Public Health. Published December 1, 2021

Virtual networking event a success

The college recently hosted a virtual networking event that connected public health students to opportunities in the workforce and allowed employers to meet students and understand the skills they can offer as potential future employees. About 100 students interacted with 18 employers and 4 University of Iowa alumni during the event. Published December 1, 2021

Attend the Undergraduate Experiential Learning Poster Fair

Stop by the Undergraduate Experiential Learning Poster Fair to view the amazing work our students are doing in their research and internship positions. To reduce crowds and COVID-19 concerns, all posters will remain in the CPHB atrium Dec. 6-9. Published December 1, 2021

People with STIs are more likely to give birth prematurely, study finds

Having a sexually transmitted infection (STI) before or during pregnancy has been associated with a higher risk of giving birth too early, according to a new study co-authored by Kelli Ryckman and other College of Public Health researchers. (CNN) Published November 29, 2021

From the Front Row: Injury and violence prevention trends, initiatives, and effects of COVID-19

This episode highlights National Injury Prevention Day (Nov. 18) with guests Maggie Ferguson, brain injury and disability manager for the Iowa Department of Public Health; Lisa Roth, deputy director for the University of Iowa's Injury Prevention Research Center; and Clare Willey, second-year graduate student in occupational and environmental health. Published November 18, 2021

Sign a digital card for Cori Peek-Asa

Help us say farewell and thank you to Cori Peek-Asa, Distinguished University Professor and CPH associate dean for research, for her many contributions to the college. Published November 18, 2021

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