Health Management and Policy News

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

Coleman discusses new UI nurse-midwife program

Lastascia Coleman, a PhD candidate in health management and policy, is also a certified nurse-midwife and clinical associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the UI Carver College of Medicine. She recently discussed the new Nurse-Midwifery Education Program offered at Iowa. (Multiple sources) Published November 15, 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

Mueller discusses pharmacy closures

Keith Mueller, CPH professor and director of the RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis, recently discussed how pharmacy closures affect rural communities. (NBC News) Published November 9, 2023

Submit a poster abstract to the Public Health Conference of Iowa

The 2024 Public Health Conference of Iowa is now accepting student poster abstracts. The conference will be held March 26 and 27 in Des Moines. The deadline for submission is Monday, Jan. 29. Published November 8, 2023