About the IIPHRP

The IIPHRP fosters and nurtures grassroots application of cutting edge, public health research to address grand challenges in population health.

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There are several ways students and faculty can join our public health efforts.

Our initiatives

The IIPHRP has several initiatives and is always adding more. Click below to learn more about our ongoing projects.

Healthy Lifestars

A national non-profit organization dedicated to ending childhood obesity through education, awareness and changed habits.


Communicating Data

A training initiative to help public health advocates and stakeholders tackle the challenges of communicating data.


Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention

An initiative to support the prevention of childhood lead poisoning in the state of Iowa.


Vaping: The New Look of Nicotine Addiction

A coalition formed to address the impact of increased electronic cigarette use.



A creative group process designed to solve complex problems that brings the opportunity for new organizational networks to form.


Policy Fellowships

Opportunities for primary CPH faculty to enhance skills for translating public health research into practice and policy.



An initiative to help neighborhoods in mid-sized cities overcome their biggest barriers to improved health outcomes.


Visiting Scholars and Executives

Opportunities for scholars and business executives to share knowledge and interact with students and faculty at the College of Public Health.


Workforce Development

Strengthening the public health workforce by collaborating with the Iowa Department of Public Health to deliver training and help develop pipelines of public health workers.

Workforce Development