Coleman discusses new UI nurse-midwife program

Lastascia Coleman, a PhD candidate in health management and policy, is also a certified nurse-midwife and clinical associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the UI Carver College of Medicine. She recently discussed the new Nurse-Midwifery Education Program offered at Iowa. (Multiple sources) Published November 15, 2023

Recipients of Dr. Carol S. Gleich Development Award announced

Congratulations to the latest recipients of the Dr. Carol S. Gleich Development Award! This award is available to faculty members and graduate students in the College of Public Health to support travel expenses to perform an official function at a national or international meeting. Published November 15, 2023

Science Café: The Potential for Geologic Carbon Sequestration in Iowa

On Nov. 28, join the Science Café webinar to learn about the process of geologic carbon sequestration, the potential to store CO2 in Iowa, and how geologists approach characterizing suitable storage sites. Published November 15, 2023

New UI research center focuses on climate resilience

The University of Iowa’s College of Public Health received a $6 million grant to fund a new research center and aid in climate adaptation planning, or how to adjust to the effects of climate change, across the Midwest. The center is led by Brandi Janssen, clinical associate professor of occupational and environmental health. (Daily Iowan) Published November 14, 2023

Undergraduate Experiential Learning Poster Fair

Stop by the Undergraduate Experiential Learning Poster Fairs on Monday, Dec. 4, to view the amazing work undergraduate students are contributing to public health research and practice. Published November 14, 2023

MD-MPH student honored with First-Generation Student Achievement Award

Congratulations to Michelle Bremer Gama, a fourth-year MD-MPH student, who received a First-Generation Student Achievement Award at the 2023 1stGen@Iowa Awards and Recognition Ceremony on Nov. 9. Published November 9, 2023

From the Front Row: Environmental justice and public health – a conversation with Peggy Shepard

Lauren's guest is Peggy Shepard, co-founder and executive director of WE ACT for Environmental Justice and the college's 2023 Hansen Award recipient. Peggy has a long history of organizing and engaging Northern Manhattan residents in community-based planning and campaigns to address environmental protection and environmental health policy locally and nationally. Published November 9, 2023

Mueller discusses pharmacy closures

Keith Mueller, CPH professor and director of the RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis, recently discussed how pharmacy closures affect rural communities. (NBC News) Published November 9, 2023

Submit a poster abstract to the Public Health Conference of Iowa

The 2024 Public Health Conference of Iowa is now accepting student poster abstracts. The conference will be held March 26 and 27 in Des Moines. The deadline for submission is Monday, Jan. 29. Published November 8, 2023

Healthier Workforce Center highlights new resources

Check out videos on worker recruitment and retention produced by the Healthier Workforce Center of the Midwest and a free online CDC training resource for preventing burnout among public health workers. Published November 8, 2023