Health Management and Policy News

Lastascia Coleman named president of March for Moms Board of Directors

Lastascia Coleman has been named president of the Board of Directors for March for Moms. Coleman is director of the midwifery education program at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and a PhD student in health management and policy. March for Moms is a non-profit that aligns the diverse voices of families, health care providers, policymakers, and partners to advocate for mothers and families’ health, well-being and equal access to care.  Published January 31, 2024

Alumna Elly Steffen named executive director of Surgery Center Cedar Rapids

Surgery Center Cedar Rapids has appointed Elly Steffen (01MHA, 01MPH) as executive director. Published January 18, 2024

Nominations for 2024 Outstanding Alumni Awards due Feb. 29

The UI College of Public Health is pleased to announce that it is accepting nominations for its 2024 Outstanding Alumni Awards. This award program recognizes outstanding alumni in two categories: first, recent graduates who have completed College of Public Health programs within the past ten years and, second, other alumni for accomplishments throughout their careers. Published January 16, 2024

Iowa’s MHA program earns 2024 ACHE Higher Education Network Award

The University of Iowa’s Master of Health Administration (MHA) program is the recipient of the 2024 ACHE Higher Education Network Award for graduate programs by the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). Published January 8, 2024

Iowa’s MHA Program Prepares Future Health Care Leaders

Iowa’s Master of Health Administration program is powered by an active network of alumni, faculty, and staff invested in students’ success. Published December 21, 2023

CPCRN Publishes Special Supplement to Mark 20th Anniversary

The Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network (CPCRN) has published a supplemental issue of Cancer Causes and Control to mark the Network’s 20th anniversary. The supplement is separated into five subthemes: (1) Addressing Equity Through CPCRN, (2) Capacity Building, (3) Partnership Engagement, (4) Rural Cancer Prevention and Control, and (5) Future Cancer Needs and Priorities. […] Published December 11, 2023

CPH researchers study benefits of telehealth services for rural schools

A study by College of Public Health researchers shows telehealth services provide valuable support to rural schools and students. “Lots of the negatives such as cost of appointment, travel, and others can be avoided by using telehealth, and these services provided these students with nurses through a video call, even if the nurse is hundreds of miles away,” says Marcia Ward, Distinguished Research Professor of Health Management and Policy, who led the study. (Daily Iowan) Published December 6, 2023

VIDEO: MHA alumni network defines program

See what makes the Iowa MHA Alumni Network such an integral part of our Master's of Health Administration program. Published December 5, 2023

Corbeil named CEO of LucidHealth

CPH alumnus Steve Corbeil (84MA) was named Chief Executive Officer of LucidHealth, a national leader in radiology services, effective Nov. 13, 2023.  Published December 4, 2023

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 November 15, 2023