Health Management and Policy News

Mueller honored by NRHA for outstanding achievement in rural health care

Keith Mueller, Gerhard Hartman Professor in Health Management and Policy and director of the RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis, has been awarded the 2024 Louis Gorin Award for Outstanding Achievement in Rural Health Care by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). Published March 13, 2024

CPH to offer online Executive Master of Health Administration

The Iowa Board of Regents approved the UI’s request to create an online Executive Master of Health Administration degree through the College of Public Health. (Daily Iowan) Published March 6, 2024

Alumnus Nick Howald named CEO of TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center

Alumnus Nick Howald (15MHA) has been named chief executive officer of TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center in Tennessee. Published March 6, 2024

Kaskie discusses research centered on older Iowans

Brian Kaskie, professor of health management and policy, recently discussed several studies that involve Iowa's aging population. (Multiple sources) Published March 5, 2024

Leading the way in health care administration

The UI College of Public Health trains its students to meet the challenges and opportunities associated with working in the health care field. Meet two alumni who are putting what they learned into practice in rural Iowa health care facilities.  Published February 27, 2024

From the Front Row: Public transportation and a historical look at CAMBUS

Rasika has a great chat with Dr. Ken Anderson about the creation of CAMBUS, the University of Iowa's free bus service, and how access to free, convenient public transportation benefits the larger Iowa City community as well. Published February 22, 2024

Sign up for the Jakobsen Research Showcase

Graduate students are invited to share their research at the Jakobsen Research Showcase on March 23. Presentations can include posters, oral talks, a short performance, or art display. Register by Feb. 26.  Published February 14, 2024

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