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Program teaches health care providers business and leadership skills

The UI has started a new program to provide business and leadership education and training services to clinicians, managers, and other health care leaders across the state. The Office of Healthcare Leadership Education (OHLE) will help health care providers better understand the economic forces at work in their practices. The OHLE is a partnership among the UI’s Tippie College of Business, Carver College of Medicine, and College of Public Health. (Iowa Now) Published April 25, 2017

CPH faculty, student honored at annual Finkbine Dinner

CPH faculty members Joe Cavanaugh and Keith Mueller and PharmD/MPH student Jasmine Mangrum were honored with awards at the University of Iowa's annual Finkbine Dinner on April 11, 2017. Published April 17, 2017

Mueller discusses benefits of telehealth

For rural hospitals, telehealth can make otherwise faraway services accessible to people where they live, said Keith Mueller, director of the RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis at the University of Iowa. “We can, in effect, bring the provider to the community without physically doing so,” Mueller said. “Even in urban areas, people want more and more convenience in how we receive our services. Here we are talking more about necessity.” (Politico) Published April 12, 2017

UI, Iowa Medical Society to teach business of health care

The Iowa Medical Society and the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business have teamed up to give the state’s physicians a crash course in business. The two groups, along with the UI’s Carver College of Medicine and College of Public Health, have put together a curriculum covering the basics of how to run a health care business. (The Gazette) Published April 11, 2017

Research Week 2017 poster award winners announced

See a full list and photo of the College of Public Health Research Week 2017 poster award winners. Published April 6, 2017

Learn about Iowa’s healthcare delivery system transformation project

Robert Schlueter, Iowa Medicaid Enterprise business analyst, will present "Iowa's Healthcare Delivery System Transformation Project" on Thursday, April 6, at 11:30 a.m. in S030 CPHB. All CPH students are welcome to attend.  Published March 30, 2017

Mueller named interim dean of College of Public Health

Kevin Kregel, University of Iowa acting executive vice president and provost, has appointed Keith Mueller interim dean of the College of Public Health, effective April 1. Current dean Sue Curry is stepping into the role of UI interim executive vice president and provost. (Iowa Now) Published March 24, 2017

Student Alexa Nguyen featured in story on JD/MHA program

The JD/MHA joint degree program allows students like Alexa Nguyen to specialize in another field while earning their JD. “I think completing the Master of Health Administration (MHA) program will help me have a better understanding my client’s perspective, the hospital’s perspective, what holes exist in the health care system, and where I can help as an advocate once I enter the field,” she says. Alums Clint Hugie and Monica Wallace also offer their perspectives on the benefits of a joint degree. Published February 15, 2017

HMP alumna Emma Ravenscroft earns ACHE student essay award

Health Management and Policy alumna Emma Ravenscroft (MHA/MBA '16) was recently named by the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) as one of the winners of its 2017 Richard J. Stull Student Essay Competition in Healthcare Management. Published February 6, 2017

Atchison announces plans to retire from UI roles June 30

Christopher Atchison, director of the State Hygienic Laboratory (SHL) at the University of Iowa and associate dean for public health practice at the UI College of Public Health, has announced plans to retire June 30, 2017, after serving the state of Iowa and the University of Iowa in those roles for a decade. He also will retire at the same time from his position as clinical professor in health management and policy. Published February 3, 2017


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