Call for Associate Professor Advancement Award proposals

The Associate Professor Advancement Award funded by the Carver Charitable Trust is open to CPH primary faculty at the rank of associate professor, tenure track. Proposals are due Dec. 7, 2020. Published October 28, 2020

Chorazy named associate dean for academic affairs

Margaret (Maggie) Chorazy has been named associate dean for academic affairs in the University of Iowa College of Public Health. Her appointment begins Nov. 1, 2020. Published October 27, 2020

Vakkalanka awarded American College of Epidemiology’s Annual Student Paper Prize

Priyanka Vakkalanka, a PhD student in the Department of Epidemiology and occupational epidemiology trainee with the UI's Heartland Center for Occupational Health and Safety, was recently selected as the 2020 recipient of the American College of Epidemiology's Annual Student Paper Prize. Published October 23, 2020

Mueller: “Rural is not a refuge” from pandemic

As the coronavirus outbreak surges across the country, many rural communities are now seeing an unprecedented spike in infections and hospitalizations. "Rural is not a refuge," says Keith Mueller, a professor at the University of Iowa College of Public Health and director of the Rural Policy Research Institute. "These counties may be sparsely populated, but it also means that sparsely populated is not an assurance that spread won't happen." (NPR) Published October 23, 2020