Alumni News

Alumna Grace Ryan’s journal article is third most popular of 2022

A paper authored by Grace Ryan (21PhD) and a team of CPH researchers was the third most popular article published in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease in 2022. The article examined challenges to adolescent HPV vaccination during the COVID-19 pandemic. Published January 26, 2023

Nominations for 2023 Outstanding Alumni Awards due March 2

The College of Public Health is now accepting nominations for its 2023 Outstanding Alumni Awards. The awards recognize alumni in two categories: recent graduates within the past ten years and other alumni for accomplishments throughout their careers. Published January 17, 2023

Undergraduate Update

Graduates of the College of Public Health's undergraduate program are now starting their careers in public health. Read about where several recent alumni are working. Published January 6, 2023

A generous gift supports aspiring public health students

Dr. David Wu, Una Yang, and Austin Wu (21 MPH, 20BA) have designated a generous gift to establish the Wu-Yang Family College of Public Health Scholarship in the University of Iowa College of Public Health. Published January 4, 2023

Alumnus Eric Mooss named CEO of Bryan Medical Center

Lincoln's largest medical system has announced that Eric Mooss (04MHA) will become CEO of Bryan Medical Center on Jan. 1, 2023. Published December 7, 2022

Alumna Hillary Chappo leads by example

Hillary Chappo (16MHA) is an associate director of education and accreditation initiatives at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and currently leads institutional and program-specific accreditation efforts across 88 medical residencies and fellowships. Published October 27, 2022

Q&A: Kori Thomas’ journey to health administration

Kori Thomas (22MHA) is currently serving as a first-year administrative fellow at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. She discusses her path to health administration, education at Iowa, and current fellowship. Published October 26, 2022

Student-run podcast spotlights public health

The “From the Front Row” podcast allows UI College of Public Health students an opportunity to hone their communication skills, meet thought leaders in the field, and educate the public on important topics. Published October 19, 2022

Connect with the college at APHA

Planning to attend the APHA Annual Meeting in Boston? View a list of CPH faculty, staff, and students who are presenting at the conference, find our exhibit booth, and attend the CPH alumni and friends reception on Nov. 7. Published October 19, 2022

From the Front Row: A conversation with the 2022 Outstanding Alumni Award winners

This week, Eric talks with Brett Faine and Ken Saag, recipients of the UI College of Public Health's 2022 Outstanding Alumni Awards. They cover a lot of ground, including their unique career paths, collaborative projects, and advice for current students. Published September 29, 2022