CPH student honored at Celebration of Excellence and Achievement Among Women

Jada McDonald, a public health undergraduate student, was recognized at the University of Iowa's annual Celebration of Excellence and Achievement Among Women on April 7. She received the Adele Kimm Scholarship. Published April 8, 2021

Ryckman receives Carver Trust Associate Professor Advancement Award

Congratulations to Kelli Ryckman, associate professor of epidemiology, for receiving the Roy J. Carver Trust Associate Professor Advancement Award.  Published April 8, 2021

Partnership studies HIV stigma in western Kenya

Will Story, assistant professor in the UI College of Public Health, and Nema Aluku, research associate at Tangaza University College in Nairobi, Kenya, were recently awarded a National Institutes of Health grant to study HIV stigma among adolescents in western Kenya. (IP) Published April 8, 2021

Video: Celebrating Asian Pacific heritage at Iowa

In this video honoring Asian Pacific Heritage Month 2021 coming up in May, University of Iowa students, faculty, and staff talk about what their heritage means to them and what it means to be Asian Pacific American at Iowa. Published April 8, 2021

Complete your COVID-19 vaccination survey

With vaccine eligibility expanding and supply expected to increase, the university is preparing to vaccinate students, faculty, and staff. Find out more about completing your COVID-19 immunization survey if you wish to be vaccinated by Student Health or the University Employee Health Clinic. If you can be vaccinated sooner at an approved location, such as a local pharmacy, you're encourage you to do so. Published April 7, 2021

Sign up for the Science of Health Equity Summit

The Health Equity Advancement Lab (HEAL) at the University of Iowa College of Public Health is inviting you to attend the Fifth Annual Science of Health Equity Summit! This event will be held on Friday, April 23, from noon to 1:30 p.m. via Zoom. Pre-registration is required. Published April 7, 2021

Petersen discusses COVID work

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Register for spring Virtual Commencement Ceremony by April 22

The College of Public Health virtual commencement ceremony will be held Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 10 a.m. Degrees will be conferred and graduates have an opportunity to be individually recognized. Only students who RSVP "Yes" by the deadline will be recognized at the ceremonies. The firm deadline to RSVP and submit a slide photo is Thursday, April 22, at 11:59 p.m. Published April 7, 2021

Register now for ASPPH Public Health Careers Fair

ASPPH is hosting the Public Health Jobs Virtual Career Fair on April 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET, with the goal of supporting students and uniting the public health workforce. This event is free for undergraduate and graduate students of ASPPH member schools and alumni seeking full-time jobs, internships, fellowships, and postdoctoral opportunities. Published April 7, 2021

Alumna offers tips for easing eye strain and other problems

During the pandemic, alumna Khadija Shahid (16MPH), a University of Iowa optometrist and assistant professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, has seen many patients with eye concerns caused from spending increased time at home in front of the TV, computer, or cell phone. Read her tips for avoiding common eye problems. Published April 7, 2021