CPH students highlighted in 2024 Dare to Discover campaign

Published on January 11, 2023

University of Iowa undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars are blazing new trails in research, scholarship, and creative activities. The 2024 Dare to Discover banner campaign highlights 80 such researchers and scholars, in fields ranging from microbiology to astronomy, artificial intelligence to historical women’s fashions.

The banners, the ninth installation of the campaign, will be up in downtown Iowa City from January to March 2024.

The featured researchers were selected from more than 200 nominations made by mentors, colleagues, and other members of the campus community. Profiles of each member of the 2024 cohort are available at and will be shared on social media using #DiscoverUI. (Read the full story)

Congratulations to this year’s featured College of Public Health students:

Khyathi Gadag, PhD student, health services and policy

Breanna Greteman, PhD student, epidemiology

Eliezer Santos León, PhD student, biostatistics

Megan McCabe, PhD student, biostatistics

Makayla Morales, MPH student, community and behavioral health

Precious Maryah Pate, undergraduate student, public health

Danielle Pessôa-Pereira, postdoctoral scholar, epidemiology

Khlood Saeed, undergraduate student, public health

Victor Soupene, PhD student, epidemiology

Madi Wahlen, MSTP Program – MD/PhD student, epidemiology