Alumni News

Nominations for 2020 Outstanding Alumni Awards due March 6

The College of Public Health is accepting nominations for the 2020 College of Public Health Outstanding Alumni Awards. The college recognizes both recent graduates and career alumni. Nomination materials are now available. Nominations are due March 6. Published January 23, 2020

HMP alum appointed executive director of Puerto Rico Health Insurance Administration

Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vázquez Garced announced her appointment of attorney and health professional Jorge E. Galva as executive director of the Puerto Rico Health Insurance Administration. Published January 15, 2020

Alumnus joins faculty at Arnold School of Public Health at University of South Carolina

Nabil Natafgi (17PHD) is featured in a "Meet New Faculty" interview with the University of South Carolina. Natafgi is an assistant professor at the Arnold School of Public Health. Published January 7, 2020

Alumnus named CEO of Rush Copley Medical Center

John Diederich (93MA) has been named president and CEO of Rush Copley Medical Center in Aurora, Illinois. Published December 11, 2019

Alumna part of a four-generation Hawkeye family

Alumna Katy Klinefelter (15MPH) is a member of the Frohwein-Parsons Family that has a four-generation connection to the University of Iowa. The clan will be honored with a UI Family Spirit Award in November. Published October 18, 2019

Donham receives award at American Veterinary Epidemiology Society meeting

Kelley Donham, CPH professor emeritus and alumnus (70MS), was awarded with the 2019 Karl F. Meyer–James H. Steele Gold-Headed Cane Award at the American Veterinary Epidemiology Society meeting. Published October 10, 2019

Adaeze Enekwechi honored with UI Distinguished Alumni Award

The University of Iowa has named College of Public Health alumna Adaeze Enekwechi (07PhD) a recipient of its 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award. She and six other award recipients will be recognized at a special ceremony and reception on Oct. 18 at the Voxman Music Building. Published October 2, 2019

Tina Freese Decker named one of Top 25 Women Leaders in Health Care

Alumna Tina Freese Decker (02MHA), president and CEO of Spectrum Health, was recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of 2019's Top 25 Women Leaders.  Published September 12, 2019

UI biostatistician soars to world records

Not many people would feel at ease soaring 10,000 feet above the earth tethered to a balloon, but for pilot and College of Public Health alumna Kim Magee (15MS), the sky is practically a second home. (Iowa Magazine) Published September 11, 2019

Alumna Kelli Todd named president and CEO of the Iowa Chiropractic Society

Kelli Todd (12MPH) has been named to the newly created position of president and chief executive officer of the Iowa Chiropractic Society. Published September 5, 2019


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