Iowa Public Health Heroes featured in hometown news

Published on May 20, 2022

Charla Schafer, executive director of the Community Foundation of Muscatine, Tai Burkhart, director of Buchanan County Public Health, and Kathy Leinenkugel, recently retired program director for the Iowa Department of Public Health’s Occupational Health & Safety Surveillance Program, were recently honored with the UI College of Public Health’s 2022 Public Health Hero Awards.

Schafer and Burkhart were recently featured in their area news. Read the stories at the links below.

Charla Schafer named Iowa Public Health Hero (Discover Muscatine)

Buchanan County Public Health Director Recognized as Iowa Public Health Hero (Independence Bulletin Journal)