Blog: From the MPH Director

Anjali Deshpande, MPH Director, blogs monthly. Be sure to visit our Facebook page for additional Public Health content.

February From the Director: Making our community strong – Avoid the Flu and Celebrate Black History Month

By CPH Webmaster  —  February 5, 2018

Happy February! It seems that the groundhog saw his shadow on Friday and so we are in for 6 more weeks of winter. Sounds like we may be seeing some of that winter today itself! Stay safe on the roads! Another thing on my mind …

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January From The Director post – Understanding others and challenging stereotypes

By Anjali Deshpande  —  January 15, 2018

Hello MPH Students!  Welcome back to the College for what will undoubtedly be an amazing spring semester!! I hope that you all had a chance to rest and be with friends and family over the winter break.  January is a month of new starts and …

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December From The Director post – Reviewing, Recharging, and Recommitting

By Anjali Deshpande  —  December 1, 2017

Hello MPH Students!  The first Monday of December!  Where did the semester go?  As we start off the last week of classes for the fall semester and move into final exams and then thoughts of winter break, I wanted to encourage you in a few …

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From the MPH Director – It’s National Preparedness Month!

By Anjali Deshpande  —  September 5, 2017

This has been a challenging week for public health and it seems appropriate that September is National Preparedness Month.  You will see many references to this throughout the College and across many professional organizations and activities over the coming month.  Preparedness is on everyone’s mind …

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MPH From The Director: Welcome

By Anjali Deshpande  —  August 16, 2017

Hello MPH students!!  My name is Anjali Deshpande.  I am the Director of the MPH program and a Clinical Associate Professor of Epidemiology here at the University of Iowa.  It is my pleasure to welcome all of our new and returning students to campus!  It …

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Questions or comments? Contact Lexie Just. This page was last reviewed on August 17, 2017.