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Atchison appointed to Public Health Accreditation Board

Christopher Atchison, professor emeritus of health management and policy and former director of the State Hygienic Laboratory, was recently appointed to serve a three-year term on the Board of Directors of the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). Published January 14, 2020

Arora discusses physician attitudes on medical cannabis use

Prof. Kanika Arora of Health Management and Policy discussed the results of her survey of Iowa physicians and their knowledge and attitude toward Iowa's new medical cannabis law (Iowa Public Radio). Published January 7, 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

Sharma wins New Faculty Research Award

Hari Sharma, assistant professor of Health Management and Policy, has been named the recipient of the 2019 College of Public Health New Faculty Research Award. Published December 31, 2019

Wehby comments on Mendelian randomization

CPH professor George Wehby commented on the use of Mendelian randomization analyses in studies. (Nature) Published December 11, 2019

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

Video: Adaeze Enekwechi reflects on her Iowa experience

Alumna Adaeze Enekwechi (07PhD) shares how her education at Iowa prepared her for a career as a health care executive, including serving as the White House's associate director for health programs in the Office of Management and Budget. Published November 7, 2019

MHA students take first place in regional case competition

Congratulations to the MHA student team who won the first-year student track of the University of Kansas Regional Case Competition! Published November 7, 2019

Mueller discusses rural pharmacy closings

Pharmacy closures across the nation have hit rural areas particularly hard. "Over the last 16 years or so, about 16 percent of the independently owned pharmacies in rural America have closed," said Keith Mueller, director of the Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis. (KUNC) Published October 31, 2019

Cranston, Vaughn honored with UI Faculty and Staff Awards

Lori Cranston, CPH associate dean for finance and administration, was honored with the Outstanding Staff Award, and Tom Vaughn, CPH interim associate dean for academic affairs, received the Michael J. Brody Award for Faculty Excellence in Service. Published October 24, 2019


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