SHPEP Iowa 2022 info session is Nov. 8

The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a free summer enrichment program focused on improving access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions. Attend an information session to learn more. Published November 4, 2021

IIPHRP now accepting collaboratory proposals

The Iowa Institute of Public Health Research and Policy (IIPHRP) invites applications from UI faculty to establish or expand a team for research in population-based approaches to address a critical public health issue. Apply by Dec. 17. Published November 4, 2021

Alumna Adaeze Enekwechi discusses health policy and health care equity

Alumna Adaeze Enekwechi (07PhD) was recently a guest on a podcast in which she discussed health policy and health care equity. Enekwechi is currently an operating partner with private equity firm Welsch, Carson, Anderson & Stowe and serves on the boards of several companies. Published November 4, 2021

From the Front Row – Hidden public health topics: Intimate partner violence

This week, Lexi Fahrion talks with PhD student Hannah Rochford about intimate partner violence (IPV), the roles that social and economic stress play, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on IPV.  Published November 4, 2021

Native American Heritage Month events

The Latino Native American Cultural Center is excited to share the calendar of events for this year's Native American Heritage Month. Check out programs from various groups, including the Native American Student Association, the Native American Council, and others. Published November 3, 2021

Workshop: How to Start Your Job Search

Feeling lost and overwhelmed about where to start in your job or internship search? Join a Nov. 10 seminar on techniques that students can use to jump-start their search, including goal setting, understanding priorities, how to read job descriptions, and recommended resources for public health careers. Published November 3, 2021

Celebrate first-generation students at Iowa Nov. 8-12

The UI is celebrating and supporting first-generation students with a variety of events, including career panels, FAFSA help, free cookies, and more! Published November 3, 2021

CPH research shows higher rates of COVID-19 cases, deaths in rural counties

Research from Fred Ullrich and Keith Mueller shows disparities throughout the summer between rates of COVID-19 cases and deaths in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas. (Daily Iowan) Published October 29, 2021

From the Front Row: Consent, education, and surviving trauma

This week Alex and Anya interview Shalisa Gladney, an educator, advocate, and doula who is passionate about community activism, consent, education, and addressing and ending violence, especially in communities of color. Published October 29, 2021

CPH Spotlight: Native American Heritage Month

On Nov. 1, join Sean A. Bear I from the Meskwaki Tribe in Tama, Iowa, and co-director of the National American Indian/Alaska Native TTC's and Native Center for Behavioral Health for this presentation in recognition of Native American Heritage Month.  Published October 28, 2021