News

Newly funded research FY22 Q4

Congratulations to the CPH researchers who received awards in the fourth quarter of FY22. Check out the list of recipients and projects. Published August 3, 2022

Lehmler leads team to address climate, environment, and health

With $500,000 in funding from the OVPR Interdisciplinary Scholars awards program, an interdisciplinary team will start work on a new project at the intersection of climate, the environment, and health. Hans-Joachim Lehmler, CPH professor of occupational and environmental health, leads the project. Published August 3, 2022

Nominations open for UI Global Student Award

Do you know an exceptional student leader deeply engaged in international education on campus or abroad? Nominations for this year's UI Global Student Award are now open!  Published August 3, 2022

Smile: Free CPH portrait sessions set for August

College of Public Health faculty, staff, and graduate students are invited to drop in to have a free portrait taken on Tuesday, Aug. 16, or Thursday, Aug. 25.  Published August 2, 2022

Pentella discusses ‘brain-eating amoeba’

Michael Pentella, CPH clinical professor of epidemiology and director of the State Hygienic Laboratory, discussed Naegleria fowleri, the “brain-eating amoeba” that recently closed a beach at a state park. (Iowa Public Radio) Published July 28, 2022

From the Front Row: Flea-borne diseases with Dr. Kiersten Kugeler

In the final episode on vector-borne diseases, Anya and Ben talk with Dr. Kiersten Kugeler from the CDC about the role that fleas can play in spreading disease and which diseases they can carry. Published July 28, 2022

Webinar: Investing in Rural Health Equity and Prosperity

Join the next installment of the Building Health Equity Webinar Series titled "Investing in Rural Health Equity and Prosperity" on Aug. 10. Published July 28, 2022

Attend the MPH applied practice experience poster session

Learn about MPH students' practicum experiences at a poster session on Tuesday, Aug. 2, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the CPHB atrium.  Published July 27, 2022

Atchison to serve on Public Health Accreditation Board

Christopher Atchison, clinical professor emeritus of health management and policy and director emeritus of the State Hygienic Laboratory, has been elected to the board of directors of the Public Health Accreditation Board.  Published July 27, 2022

Student Cynthia Maharani awarded travel grant

Cynthia Febrina Maharani, a doctoral student in occupational and environmental health, has been awarded an AICEF 2022 Overseas Travel Grant. Published July 27, 2022