Nominate an outstanding student or postdoc for downtown banner campaign

The University of Iowa community is invited to nominate an outstanding University of Iowa undergraduate, grad student, or postdoctoral researcher for the next Dare to Discover downtown banner campaign. Published May 25, 2023

Student spotlight: Joanne Constantin

Joanne Constantin recently earned a PhD in health services and policy with a focus on health economics. Learn more about her background and research interests. Published May 25, 2023

Eight projects funded by OVPR’s Seeding Excellence Initiative

The Research Development Office within the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) has selected the winners of eight pilot grants intended to sustain the continued growth of the campus research enterprise by providing competitive seed funding in strategic areas. A team that includes Nicole Novak, CPH research assistant professor, is one of the recipients. Published May 25, 2023

Apply to be an IIPHRP Policy Fellow

Faculty, do you want to enhance your skills for translating public health research into practice and policy? Learn more about the IIPHRP Policy Fellow Program at an informational Zoom session on June 14. Published May 25, 2023

Zahnd comments on power of rural research

The national perception of rural America has started to change, accompanied by an increase in rural health research. "In recent years, more people have realized the importance of rural communities and what rural residents need – and rural communities are not a monolith,” says Whitney Zahnd, CPH assistant professor. (NHRA) Published May 25, 2023

From the Front Row: Innovation, leadership, and building relationships in health care

Rasika and Lauren welcome their guest, Meg Duffy (11MHA/MPH), current health strategy and partnerships principal at Root, which is a segment of Accenture. They discuss Meg's career path, strategy, leadership, and innovation in health care, and the value of relationships and people. Published May 25, 2023

Call for nominations: Distinguished Faculty Lecturer

The College of Public Health Research Office invites nominations from CPH faculty members for the 2023 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer. Nominations are due Friday, May 26, 2023. Published May 24, 2023

Hamann offers safety tips for bikes, e-bikes, and more

Whether you ride a traditional bicycle or opt for an electric bike, scooter, or skateboard, Cara Hamann, assistant professor of epidemiology, offers some safety reminders. (Multiple sources) Published May 23, 2023

Congratulations, 2023 graduates!

Watch a video highlighting the 2023 CPH Commencement Ceremony held at Hancher Auditorium. Published May 17, 2023

From the Front Row: Mentorship and creating a culture of support

Our guest this week is Laurie Baedke, director of health care leadership programs at Creighton University, and author of two books, "The Emerging Healthcare Leader: A Field Guide," and "Mentor, Coach, Lead to Peak Professional Performance." Laurie discusses the importance of leadership and mentorship in the health care field and as it relates to any profession. Published May 12, 2023