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Kaskie discusses age-friendly workplace survey

Brian Kaskie, associate professor of health management and policy, recently presented a new report at the event "Age-Friendly Workplace Programs: Recruiting and Retaining Experienced Employees." (Forbes) Published March 5, 2020

Merchant helps promote liveWELL programs

Kimberly Merchant, a research associate in health management and policy, serves as a wellness ambassador for UI's liveWELL program. Published March 5, 2020

MHA students reach finals of UAB Case Competition

Congratulations to the University of Iowa student team that participated in the UAB Health Administration Case Competition held Feb. 26-28 in Birmingham, Alabama.  The Iowa team made it to the finals along with five other teams. Published March 4, 2020

Arora discusses farmers’ stressors, safety concerns

Kanika Arora, assistant professor of health management and policy, discussed the findings of a survey that asked farmers about their top stressors and safety concerns. (Agribusiness Radio Network) Published February 20, 2020

Gentry to lead health education association

On March 16, Dan Gentry, former director of Iowa's Master of Health Administration Program, will start as the new president and CEO of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration. Published February 20, 2020

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

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


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