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Zahnd addresses increasing death in rural America

Whitney Zahnd, assistant professor of health management and policy, writes that "across rural America, mortality disparities are particularly stark compared to their urban counterparts, which have been intensified by the pandemic." (Rural Monitor) Published July 26, 2022

From the Front Row: Tick-borne diseases with Dr. Christine Petersen

In the second episode of the series on vector-borne diseases, Anya talks with Dr. Christine Petersen about tick surveillance and tick-borne diseases. Published July 26, 2022

Zamba, Lehmler highlighted among UI researchers

UI researchers secured funding for 2,400 projects in fiscal year 2022. Several projects were highlighted, including two led by CPH faculty members Gideon Zamba and Hans-Joachim Lehmler. (UI OVPR) Published July 18, 2022

From the Front Row: Mosquito surveillance and mosquito-borne diseases

In this episode, hosts Radha and Anya talk with Ryan Smith, associate professor of entomology at Iowa State University, about vector-borne diseases. Published July 15, 2022

An international partnership focuses on safer farming

Gift Udoh, a Mandela Washington Fellowship alumna and entrepreneur, and Diane Rohlman, professor of occupational and environmental health, are collaborating on a Reciprocal Exchange to reduce pesticide exposure in rural Nigeria. Published July 12, 2022

Charlton named Iowa Cancer Consortium board president

The Iowa Cancer Consortium is pleased to announce the election of Dr. Mary Charlton as the new president of the Board of Directors effective July 1, 2022.  Published July 8, 2022

From the Front Row: Catch up on recent episodes

Check out the latest episodes of our student-run podcast that feature a conversation about worker wellness and burnout and a chat with retiring CPH faculty member Tom Vaughn. Published July 7, 2022

CPH welcomes new faculty

The College of Public Health is pleased to welcome several new faculty members who recently joined the college. Published July 7, 2022

Video: Native American history and health

Anne Helene Skinstad and Sean Bear with the Native Center for Behavioral Health recently spoke about their work and Native American health and history for a video produced by Partnership for a Healthy Iowa. Published July 7, 2022

From the Front Row: Workplace wellness and worker burnout

University of Iowa College of Public Health · Jesse Gavin from Baylor University talks workplace wellness and worker burnout Logan and Anya host a great conversation with Jesse Gavin, Wellness Director for the Baylor College of Medicine. They talk about the importance of workplace health and wellness and the increasing frequency of worker burnout. Find […] Published July 7, 2022