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From the Front Row: The One Health approach

What is the One Health concept and why is it important to understanding and achieving optimal health outcomes around the globe? Listen in as Anya explores the topic with Marianna Cota and Sarah King, two University of Iowa students involved in the One Health student group. Published November 4, 2022

Department of Biostatistics recognized for diversity efforts

The American Statistical Association recently recognized efforts by the UI Department of Biostatistics to embed diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives into the department’s academic programs, including notably the Iowa Summer Institute in Biostatistics. Joe Cavanaugh, professor and head of biostatistics, was interviewed about the program. (AMSTAT News) Published November 3, 2022

Mueller appointed to Rural Health Equity Expert Panel

Keith Mueller, Gerhard Hartman Professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy, has been selected by the federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to serve on a Delphi Panel tasked with developing consensus on a standard definition for “rural health equity.” Published November 3, 2022

Sauda Abdullahi reflects on her study abroad program

Sauda Abdullahi, a fourth-year undergrad public health student, had the life-changing opportunity to study in the UK last spring via a Diversity Ambassador Scholarship from University of Iowa International Programs.  Published November 3, 2022

In memoriam: Ann Garvey

Ann Garvey (03MPH) passed away on Nov. 1. Ann was a CPH 2017 Outstanding Alumni Award recipient and held an adjunct faculty appointment in the UI Department of Epidemiology. Published November 3, 2022

Petersen discusses election to National Academy of Medicine

Christine Petersen, CPH professor of epidemiology, discusses her recent election to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Professors Bob Wallace and Betsy Chrischilles chime in on the benefits of NAM membership. (Daily Iowan) Published November 2, 2022

Research Week poster awards

Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 Research Week poster sessions! See who won center and collegiate awards. Published November 2, 2022

Fulbright Program presentation is Nov. 14

Would you like to teach English, study, or do research abroad for an academic year at no cost? Learn how you can enrich your education, advance your career, and make meaningful connections across the globe with a Fulbright grant (U.S. citizens only) on Nov. 14. Published November 2, 2022

Emily Roberts takes on diabetes and the NYC Marathon

Emily Roberts, assistant professor of biostatistics, will participate in the NYC Marathon on Nov. 6 as a member of the Beyond Type Run 2022 team to raise money and awareness for type 1 diabetes. Read more about her running journey and living fully with type 1 diabetes. Published November 1, 2022

Johnson, Platt to present on school mental health topics

On Nov. 10, learn about current research being conducted by faculty affiliated with the Scanlan Center for School Mental Health. CPH faculty members Ebonee Johnson and Jonathan Platt will present. RSVP by Nov. 4. Published November 1, 2022