Alumni News

Farm equipment designed for men presents challenges for female farmers

Farming is a physically demanding job, no matter your body type. Women, however, are at a particular disadvantage when it comes to farming equipment. "These were designed for people of a certain weight and certain height… pretty much reflective of the male population in the United States,” says alumna Josie Rudolphi (17PhD), who researches agricultural safety and health. (Illinois Newsroom) Published November 18, 2020

Alumna Kari Harland receives Skorton Award for Staff Excellence

Congratulations to alumna Kari Harland (04MPH, 10PhD), who received the David J. Skorton Award for Staff Excellence in Service as part of the University of Iowa's 2020 Faculty and Staff Awards. Published November 18, 2020

Hear from grads who landed their dream jobs

Join the "Life After College Series: Landing the Dream Job" on Nov. 10 to hear from recent UI graduates, including Elanie Welch (14 MS in occupational & environmental health) who is now working as a wellness coach & COO at Bright Futures Chiropractic. Register in advance for the free event. Published November 4, 2020

Alumna Tina Freese Decker discusses her career, leadership

In a recent Becker's Healthcare Podcast, Tina Freese Decker (02MHA), president and CEO of Spectrum Health, discussed her best advice for emerging leaders, priorities for the next six months, her journey to leadership, and more. Published September 24, 2020

Alumni award winners discuss their career paths

In case you missed the Q&A with CPH 2020 Outstanding Alumni Award winners Kari Harland and Ty Borders, the video of their discussion is now available online. Hear about their career paths, professional advice for students, and more.  Published September 15, 2020

CPH alumnus, student discuss the pandemic on Chat from the Old Cap

Darren Rausch (01MS), director and health officer of the Greenfield (Wisconsin) Health Department, recently spoke with Robert Niezgoda, a PhD epidemiology student at Iowa, about public health's response to COVID-19 and the unique challenges at hand. Published September 15, 2020

CPH alumnus, student to hold ‘Chat from the Old Cap’

Darren Rausch (01MS), the director and health officer of the Greenfield (Wisconsin) Health Department, who will discuss public health’s response to COVID-19, the unique challenges at hand, and the strategies being employed. He will also discuss how the pandemic has revealed some of the disparities that exist in communities, what those disparities are, and how […] Published September 14, 2020

CPH alumni, staff honored with “Forty Under 40” awards

Congratulations to the CPH alumni and staff who were honored with "Forty Under 40" awards given by the Corridor Business Journal.  Published September 10, 2020

8 big questions about COVID-19

CPH faculty and alumni experts recently answered eight "big picture" questions about the pandemic and public health. Published August 25, 2020

CPH Outstanding Alumni Awards presentation is Sept. 9

Join us for a Sept. 9 webinar as we recognize the 2020 College of Public Health Outstanding Alumni Award recipients Ty Borders and Kari Harland. Please register in advance. Published August 19, 2020

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