Alumni News

Alumna Angela Speers honored with Governor’s Volunteer Award

Angela Speers (21EMHA) received a Governor’s Volunteer Award during a special recognition ceremony held June 15, 2022, in Cedar Rapids.  Published June 22, 2022

Alumna Kim Magee receives prestigious ballooning award

Alumna Kim Magee (15MS) holds several world records as a hot air balloonist and recently received the prestigious Montgolfier Diploma from the FAI Ballooning Commission for her record-setting flight in 2019. Revisit a video in which she shares her love of flying. Published June 14, 2022

From the Front Row: Health care leadership in the COVID era with Joe Tye

Anya hosts an enlightening discussion with CPH alumnus, author, and leadership consultant Joe Tye (76MHA). They discuss Tye’s recent article, “Caring for COVID's emotional long haulers,” about the effect of the pandemic on health care workers’ mental health. Published June 9, 2022

Alumna Michelle Niermann named a ‘CEO to Know’

Michelle Niermann (94MA), president and CEO of UnityPoint Health in Cedar Rapids, was selected by Becker's Hospital Review as a "2022 CEO to Know." Published June 7, 2022

Harland discusses intimate partner violence interventions

Kari Harland (04MPH, 10PhD), UI assistant professor of emergency medicine, has joined the leadership team of the UI Injury Prevention Research Center as the director of the research core. She recently discussed intimate partner violence in a Q&A. (IPRC) Published June 3, 2022

2022 Outstanding Alumni Award Recipients

The University of Iowa College of Public Health is pleased to announce the recipients of the college’s 2022 Outstanding Alumni Awards: Brett Faine and Kenneth Saag. Published May 9, 2022

CPH alumnus Stephen Corbeil honored with Hancher-Finkbine Medallion

Eleven University of Iowa students, faculty, staff, and alumni, including College of Public Health alumnus Stephen Corbeil, received awards at the 105th Finkbine Awards dinner. Published April 15, 2022

Prybil honored with public health leadership award

CPH professor emeritus and alumnus Larry Prybil (64MA, 70PhD) was recently honored with a 2021-22 Public Health Legend award from the University of Kentucky's College of Public Health.  Published April 13, 2022

Alumna Stephanie Lim starts new role with Palm Beach Health Network

Stephanie Lim (11MHA) has been named Group Chief Strategy Officer of Palm Beach Health Network in Palm Beach County, Florida. Published April 7, 2022

From the Front Row: Celebrating local public health

Host Anya Morozov talks with Danielle Pettit-Majewski, director of Johnson County (Iowa) Public Health and CPH alumna, about partnerships, resiliency, and community and what it's been like to work in local public health during the pandemic.  Published April 7, 2022