Health Management and Policy News

Ali discusses pandemic eviction moratoriums and impact on mental health

Abdinasir Ali, a doctoral student in HMP, discusses a study he published with George Wehby that assessed the effects of state eviction moratoriums on mental health. (Health Affairs podcast) Published November 30, 2022

Researchers look at impact of ACA on nursing assistants

Hari Sharma, assistant professor of health management and policy, and doctoral student Lili Xu examined how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Medicaid expansion affected the insurance coverage and the sources of coverage among low-income nursing home aides. (Tradeoffs) Published November 28, 2022

Zahnd writes about collaboration to address cancer inequities

For National Rural Health Day, Whitney Zahnd, assistant professor of health management and policy, writes about collaboration being a key component of advancing cancer and rural equity. (GHEA) Published November 17, 2022

Zahnd to chair Journal of Rural Health editorial board

Whitney Zahnd, assistant professor of health management and policy, has been selected to serve as chair of the editorial board of the Journal of Rural Health, the nation's only scholarly journal focused on rural health issues. Published November 11, 2022

Webinar: It’s Not Easy Being a Rural Pharmacy – Services, Payments, Closures, and Deserts

In a webinar on Nov. 14, Fred Ullrich and Keith Mueller will share recent research from the Rural Policy Research Institute Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis and discuss key findings on the availability of pharmacy services, payment models, the impact of pharmacy closures, and the creation of new pharmacy deserts. Registration is free and required.  Published November 10, 2022

Mueller appointed to Rural Health Equity Expert Panel

Keith Mueller, Gerhard Hartman Professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy, has been selected by the federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to serve on a Delphi Panel tasked with developing consensus on a standard definition for “rural health equity.” Published November 3, 2022

Alumna Hillary Chappo leads by example

Hillary Chappo (16MHA) is an associate director of education and accreditation initiatives at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and currently leads institutional and program-specific accreditation efforts across 88 medical residencies and fellowships. Published October 27, 2022

Q&A: Kori Thomas’ journey to health administration

Kori Thomas (22MHA) is currently serving as a first-year administrative fellow at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. She discusses her path to health administration, education at Iowa, and current fellowship. Published October 26, 2022

Samuel Levey Healthcare Leadership Symposium set for Oct. 28

The 43rd Annual Samuel Levey Healthcare Leadership Symposium will take place Oct. 28 at the College of Public Health, opening with a networking reception the evening of Oct. 27. Published October 20, 2022

Recipients of Dr. Carol S. Gleich Development Award announced

Congratulations to the latest recipients of the Dr. Carol S. Gleich Development Award! This award is available to faculty members and graduate students in the College of Public Health to support travel expenses to perform an official function at a national or international meeting. Published October 14, 2022