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Chrischilles comments on medication recommendation

CPH professor Elizabeth Chrischilles commented on a recent recommendation to expand use of a medication for cardiovascular disease risk reduction beyond its current indication. (MedPage Today) Published November 20, 2019

Peek-Asa applauds proposed legislation addressing farmer suicide

CPH professor Corinne Peek-Asa says an important piece of the proposed Seeding Rural Resilience Act centers on reducing the stigma and barriers around seeking mental health care. (Radio Iowa) Published November 20, 2019

Mueller discusses struggles of rural hospitals

Keith Mueller, CPH professor and head of health management and policy, comments on the challenges facing many rural hospitals. (Valliant News) Published November 20, 2019

Join the CPH strategic planning session Dec. 2

Faculty, staff, and students are invited to join the Strategic Planning Steering Committee for an interactive session to help shape the next strategic plan for the College of Public Health on Monday, Dec. 2. Lunch will be provided, but please RSVP. Published November 20, 2019

Cook authors book on clubfoot

Tom Cook, a UI professor emeritus of public health and director of global operations for the UI-based Ponseti International Association, is the author of a new book, "Clubfoot: The Quest for a Better Life for Millions of Children." Published November 15, 2019

UI research looks at breast cancer in young women

Recent research by the UI's Paul Romitti shows that the number of women in their 20s with early-stage breast cancer is increasing, and their survival rate is decreasing. (Daily Iowan) Published November 14, 2019

Boren Awards information sessions Nov. 18 and 20

International Programs will host two Boren Awards information sessions on Nov. 18 and Nov. 20. Learn about award requirements and the application process with Boren campus advisor Karen Wachsmuth. Published November 14, 2019

In Memoriam: Bernard Tyson

Bernard J. Tyson, chairman and chief executive officer of not-for-profit health insurer Kaiser Permanente, died unexpectedly in his sleep on Nov. 10 at the age of 60. He was the College of Public Health's 2018 Hansen Award recipient and met with CPH students and faculty on March 4, 2019.  Published November 14, 2019

Hy-Vee dietician takes on Active Ottumwa role

Active Ottumwa, a research project started by the UI Prevention Research Center in partnership with a community advisory board, is transitioning to a community-based organization led by local Hy-Vee stores. (Ottumwa Courier) Published November 14, 2019

Enjoy a Professor Panel and Panera on Nov. 18

The Undergraduate Public Health Organization invites students to hear from four CPH professors -- Matt Nonnenmann, Cori Peek-Asa, Ryan Carnahan, and Grant Brown -- from 5 to 6 p.m. on Nov. 18. Food from Panera will be provided. Published November 14, 2019

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