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From the Front Row: Public transportation and a historical look at CAMBUS

Rasika has a great chat with Dr. Ken Anderson about the creation of CAMBUS, the University of Iowa's free bus service, and how access to free, convenient public transportation benefits the larger Iowa City community as well. Published February 22, 2024

Hamann discusses road user safety and injury prevention

Cara Hamann, associate professor of epidemiology, recently discussed her work in injury prevention with a focus on road traffic safety. (Outspoken Cyclist Podcast) Published February 22, 2024

Learn about the creation of ‘Research at the Speed of Trust’ guide

Learn about the philosophy, team, and process behind the creation of the award-winning research guide, "Research at the Speed of Trust: A Guide for Researchers and Native Communities." The guide was produced by the Native Center for Behavioral Health as a resource for behavioral health providers working with Indigenous populations. Published February 22, 2024

Esme Gibson: Excelling in the lab and on the pitch

Esme Gibson is a graduate student in community and behavioral health and works as a research assistant examining bicycle safety behavior. She is also a member of the nationally ranked University of Iowa Women’s Field Hockey team. Esme recently answered questions about her interest in public health, her work as a research assistant, and how academics and athletics sometimes overlap. Published February 21, 2024

Media roundup: 2024 Cancer in Iowa report

The state of Iowa has the fourth-highest incidence of alcohol-related cancers in the U.S. and has the highest rate in the Midwest, according to the 2024 Cancer in Iowa report issued by the Iowa Cancer Registry. A number of news stories were generated about the report and news conference that took place Feb. 20, 2024. (Multiple sources) Published February 21, 2024

UI study: What are women farmers most stressed about?

Heavy workloads, market instability, and environmental concerns top the list of stressors for women farmers in Iowa, according to recent University of Iowa research. The paper was co-authored by Jonathan Davis, research assistant professor of occupational and environmental health. (The Gazette) Published February 21, 2024

Take the Environmental Health Needs Assessment

The Environmental Health Sciences Research Center invites you to take a survey, an Environmental Health Needs Assessment. It should take about 15 minutes to complete, and participants can enter into a drawing to win $25. Published February 21, 2024

2024 Cancer in Iowa report focuses on alcohol-related cancers

Iowans’ alcohol consumption—in volume and frequency—is among the highest in the nation, and puts residents at greater risk for cancer, according to the 2024 Cancer in Iowa report issued by the Iowa Cancer Registry. Published February 20, 2024

Snetselaar named to expert committee on alcohol consumption and health outcomes

Linda Snetselaar was recently named to a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine committee of experts to review, evaluate, and report on the current scientific evidence on the relationship between alcohol consumption and health outcomes. Published February 16, 2024

Iowa Cancer Registry to hold ‘Cancer in Iowa’ conference on Feb. 20

The Iowa Cancer Registry is hosting a news conference on Feb. 20 to talk about how cancer rates have changed in Iowa. The conference will take place in C217 CPHB at 10 a.m. (KGAN) Published February 16, 2024

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