Health Management and Policy News

MHA students place among top teams at case competition

A team of first-year MHA students from the College of Public Health recently participated in a case competition at the Ohio State University and earned two honors. Published April 13, 2022

Alumna Stephanie Lim starts new role with Palm Beach Health Network

Stephanie Lim (11MHA) has been named Group Chief Strategy Officer of Palm Beach Health Network in Palm Beach County, Florida. Published April 7, 2022

Hannah Rochford awarded dissertation scholarship

Hannah Rochford, a doctoral student in the Department of Health Management and Policy, was awarded the Jane A. Weiss Memorial Dissertation Scholarship. Published April 7, 2022

From the Front Row: Public health challenges facing rural communities

Rural communities face many unique public health challenges, and this week, Radha and her guests take a look at the behavioral health needs and challenges facing rural America.  Published April 4, 2022

UI lecture: Who Should Foot the Bill of Health Care?

Tune into a debate on national health insurance featuring Sally Pipes, Pacific Research Institute, and Gerald Friedman, University of Massachusetts, the evening of April 4.  Published March 30, 2022

University of Iowa College of Public Health ranked No. 19 in the nation

The University of Iowa College of Public Health is the No. 19 school of public health in the nation, according to the 2023 Best Graduate School rankings from U.S. News & World Report. Among publicly supported schools, the college ranks No. 10.  Published March 29, 2022

Expanding public coverage of dental care reduces disparities

A research team led by George Wehby, professor of health management and policy, found that expanding public coverage of dental care was linked to narrowed racial and ethnic disparities in use of dental services. (NIH) Published March 22, 2022

PhD student finds artistic recognition

CPH student Gul Rukh Mehboob, a PhD candidate in health economics, was selected by the UI’s 175th Anniversary Planning Committee to create a work of art to celebrate the university's history and possibilities for the future. Published February 25, 2022

From the Front Row: Law, policy, and public health working together

In this episode, Alexis talks with MHA/JD candidates Danny Bush and Sam Cropper. They discuss the dynamic field of health law and policy, the intersection between health law and public health, and how lawyers can serve as patient advocates. Published February 24, 2022

Freese Decker named among Top 25 Women Leaders for 2022

Alumna Tina Freese Decker (02MHA) has been named to Modern Healthcare’s 2022 list of Top 25 Women Leaders. Published February 23, 2022