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Join the Student Association for Rural Health on National Rural Health Day 

Stop by the Student Association for Rural Health (SARH) table in the CPHB Atrium on Nov. 17 to celebrate National Rural Health Day and learn about our student association. Published November 11, 2022

Zahnd to chair Journal of Rural Health editorial board

Whitney Zahnd, assistant professor of health management and policy, has been selected to serve as chair of the editorial board of the Journal of Rural Health, the nation's only scholarly journal focused on rural health issues. Published November 11, 2022

Celebrate International Education Week

The University of Iowa will observe International Education Week Nov. 14-18, celebrating the many ways international education and exchange opportunities prepare people for community-building in both national and international settings. Published November 10, 2022

Injury Prevention Day is Nov. 18

Join the UI Injury Prevention Research Center in "shining a green light” on injury prevention. Find out how you can get involved on this day of action. Published November 10, 2022

Call for student abstracts: 2023 Public Health Conference of Iowa

The 2023 Public Health Conference of Iowa is pleased to announce a call for student poster abstracts. This is a great opportunity to share your work with 500 public health professionals and make connections with educational and vocational entities. The deadline for submission is Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022. Published November 10, 2022

Webinar: It’s Not Easy Being a Rural Pharmacy – Services, Payments, Closures, and Deserts

In a webinar on Nov. 14, Fred Ullrich and Keith Mueller will share recent research from the Rural Policy Research Institute Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis and discuss key findings on the availability of pharmacy services, payment models, the impact of pharmacy closures, and the creation of new pharmacy deserts. Registration is free and required.  Published November 10, 2022

Distinguished Faculty Lecture recording available

A video of Joe Cavanaugh's Distinguished Faculty Lecture “Reassessing Health Sciences Research: Moving Beyond p-Values and Statistical Significance” is now available for viewing. Published November 10, 2022

Story honored with APHA Mid-Career Award in International Health

Will Story, associate professor of community and behavioral health in the University of Iowa College of Public Health, was honored with the 2022 Mid-Career Award in International Health from the American Public Health Association. Published November 9, 2022

Newly funded research FY23 Q1

Congratulations to the CPH researchers who received awards in the first quarter of FY23. View a list of recipients and projects. Published November 9, 2022

Paul Romitti receives ICBDSR Distinguished Service Award

Paul Romitti, professor of epidemiology in the University of Iowa College of Public Health, received the 2022 Distinguished Service Award from the International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research (ICBDSR).  Published November 8, 2022