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I-CASH grants support ag safety efforts

Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (I-CASH) has awarded Mitchell County Extension and Outreach two grants totaling $1,000 to fund community initiatives about farm safety and health. (Mitchell County Press News) Published July 5, 2019

Study looks at caregivers and gaps in workplace support

A study coauthored by CPH associate professor Brian Kaskie finds that workers who are unpaid caregivers of older relatives struggle with unmet workplace needs. (EurekAlert) Published July 2, 2019

Researchers examine motorcycle crashes in Iowa

Researcher Cara Hamaan with the UI Injury Prevention Research Center and colleagues at the Iowa DOT are studying motorcycle safety in Iowa. (WMT/WHO) Published July 1, 2019

Grants to youth groups promote agricultural safety and health

Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health in the UI College of Public Health has awarded grants to 10 agricultural youth groups around Iowa to help fund farm safety and health initiatives. (Oskaloosa Herald) Published July 1, 2019

CPH Policy Fellow applications are now open

CPH primary faculty--expand your portfolio and translate your research into action! Apply for a CPH Policy Fellowship offered by the Iowa Institute of Public Health Research and Policy. Proposals are due Aug. 16. Published July 1, 2019

Essay collection explores breadth of UI research and scholarship

Numerous CPH faculty, staff, and students contributed to a new collection of essays exploring "the promises and perils of research and scholarship in the 21st century." An electronic version of the book is available online. Published July 1, 2019

Health for All

At first glance, the basic premise of health equity seems simple: ensure that everyone has opportunities to attain their highest level of health. But dig a little deeper and you’ll soon unearth a complex tangle of barriers that hinder people and communities from achieving their full health potential. Published June 27, 2019

Lessons from Flint

Mona Hanna-Attisha -- the researcher and pediatrician who revealed the Flint water crisis -- talks about speaking up, respecting science, and moving forward. Published June 27, 2019

An Inquiring Mind

Following a distinguished career at the University of Iowa that spans nearly five decades, Robert Wallace transitioned to professor emeritus status in January 2019. Although Wallace's title has changed, his enthusiasm for tackling complex subjects remains as strong as ever. Published June 27, 2019

SHPEP students learn about policy and advocacy in public health

As part of the Summer Health Professions Education Program, the college hosted a panel on June 19 to give undergraduates a look at using policy and advocacy to address public health problems. Published June 20, 2019

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