Survey highlights pandemic’s impact in Iowa’s small towns

A new survey reveals the impact of COVID-19 on the health, economic, and emotional welfare of residents from small towns in Iowa. Nicole Novak, CPH research assistant professor, contributed to the report.  Published October 28, 2021

Story receives Fogarty funding to study intimate partner violence in India

CPH associate professor Will Story and his colleagues have received a supplemental grant from Fogarty to study how the pandemic has impacted intimate partner violence in India. (Fogarty) Published October 28, 2021

Call for presenters on public health issues from around the world

The Public Health International Students Advisory Board (PHISAB) invites a call for presenters for a student-led lecture series, Public Health Issues Pre/Peri/Post-Pandemic: Cases from Around the World. Published October 27, 2021

Lehmler honored with 2021 John Doull Award

Hans-Joachim Lehmler, CPH professor and director of the Environmental Health Sciences Research Center, was presented the 2021 John Doull Award at the annual Central States Society of Toxicology Meeting, held virtually this year.  Published October 27, 2021

HWC receives $6 million to improve worker health

The Healthier Workforce Center of the Midwest (HWC) has been awarded renewed funding to improve workplace health and well-being throughout the region over the next five years. (Daily Iowan) Published October 27, 2021

Recording of 2021 Distinguished Faculty Lecture now available

In case you missed the live event, a recording of the Distinguished Faculty Lecture presented by Anne Helene Skinstad is now available.  Published October 27, 2021

Winter clothing drive set for Nov. 16

Gather your extra or gently used winter accessories, apparel, jackets, coats -- all things winter -- and bring them to CPHB on Nov. 16. CPH students are hosting the clothing drive and all donations will be given to the Shelter House in Iowa City. Published October 27, 2021

Bleed black and gold: Donate at blood drive Nov. 2

The College of Public Health is hosting a blood drive on Nov. 2, 2021, in CPHB. Sign up now to reserve a donation time. Published October 27, 2021

Nina Jovanovic receives International Impact Award

Alumna Nina Jovanovic (17MPH in OEH) is a 2021 recipient of the UI's International Impact Award. She will be honored on the Nov. 15 WorldCanvass program as a kick-off to the UI’s celebration of International Education Week. Published October 27, 2021

Department of Epidemiology welcomes new faculty

The Department of Epidemiology this summer welcomed assistant professors Dr. Sarah Nash and Dr. Jonathan Platt to our faculty and congratulated Dr. Cara Hamann, assistant professor of epidemiology and assistant director for Training and Education at the University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center (IPRC), on her new role in the department.  Cara Hamann Dr. […] Published October 26, 2021