BLN forum discusses workforce health, wellness

The college's Business Leadership Network (BLN) hosted a community forum Dec. 6 in Fort Madison, Iowa. The forum focused discussions around how best to roll out, support, and advocate for mental health services and well-being for employees. (Multiple sources) Published December 7, 2023

Platt comments on rise in suicide rates

Jonathan Platt, assistant professor of epidemiology, recently discussed a new federal report that finds the nation’s suicide rate has reached its highest level since 1941. “The trends in recent years have indicated that suicide rates are increasing more in rural areas than urban areas,” Platt says, “so the implications of that for the state of Iowa I think are concerning.” (Radio Iowa) Published December 7, 2023

From the Front Row: The Iowa City Bike Library and public health benefits of biking resources

In the latest episode, Garrett chats with Walter Linares from the Iowa City Bike Library. They discuss the public health benefits of biking and community-wide access to cycling resources. Published December 6, 2023

Adeagbo receives funding for international research collaboration

CPH faculty member Oluwafemi Adeagbo has been selected to receive a Major Projects award from University of Iowa International Programs. The project will involve a collaboration with the University of Calabar in Nigeria. Published December 6, 2023

CPH researchers study benefits of telehealth services for rural schools

A study by College of Public Health researchers shows telehealth services provide valuable support to rural schools and students. “Lots of the negatives such as cost of appointment, travel, and others can be avoided by using telehealth, and these services provided these students with nurses through a video call, even if the nurse is hundreds of miles away,” says Marcia Ward, Distinguished Research Professor of Health Management and Policy, who led the study. (Daily Iowan) Published December 6, 2023

Finals Week support at the IMU

Need some caffeine and carbs? Maybe some yoga or quality time with a therapy dog? Check out the list of events, free food, study spaces, and more taking place next week at the Iowa Memorial Union. Published December 5, 2023

VIDEO: MHA alumni network defines program

See what makes the Iowa MHA Alumni Network such an integral part of our Master's of Health Administration program. Published December 5, 2023

Nominations open for Discovery and Innovation Awards

Nominations are open for the Discovery and Innovation Awards sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research.  Published December 5, 2023

Corbeil named CEO of LucidHealth

CPH alumnus Steve Corbeil (84MA) was named Chief Executive Officer of LucidHealth, a national leader in radiology services, effective Nov. 13, 2023.  Published December 4, 2023

PHOTOS: CPH alumni, students gather at APHA

See photos of CPH alumni, students, staff, and faculty gathering at our APHA reception in November. Published December 4, 2023