Afifi, Chrischilles honored with 2024 Regents Award for Faculty Excellence

Rima Afifi, professor of community and behavioral health, and Elizabeth Chrischilles, professor and head of epidemiology, are two of six outstanding University of Iowa faculty members to be honored with the 2024 Regents Award for Faculty Excellence.  Published April 24, 2024

Rock the chalk, Hawks

With finals week, spring commencement, and summer break approaching, we invite you to share congratulations and words of encouragement on the chalkboards in the CPHB atrium starting May 1. Published April 23, 2024

Attend the MPH and undergrad poster sessions

Attend the Undergraduate Experiential Learning Poster Fair on April 29 and the MPH Applied Practice Experience Poster Session on April 30. Published April 23, 2024

Workshop: “Enhancing Your Research with Equitable Community Engagement”

All UI researchers, including students, are invited to attend a summer workshop titled “Enhancing Your Research with Equitable Community Engagement." This interactive workshop on June 26 will provide participants with information, activities, and examples of community-engaged research projects.  Published April 23, 2024

Webinar: Promoting Health and Safety Among Younger Workers

Join the Healthier Workforce Center on May 8, when a panel of experts will highlight why adolescents and young adults are at greater risk for injury, current regulations, and best practices that employers can implement in their workplace. Published April 23, 2024

Vonk discusses importance of rural health care

MHA student and Iowa native Hallie Vonk recently spoke about her work co-founding the Student Association for Rural Healthcare (SARH) at the University of Iowa. (Siouxland Proud) Published April 23, 2024

Askelson receives Iowa Mid-Career Faculty Scholar Award

Natoshia Askelson, associate professor of community and behavioral health, has been selected to receive a 2024 Iowa Mid-Career Faculty Scholar Award. Each awardee will receive $25,000 annually for the next three years to support their scholarly activities.  Published April 19, 2024

Alana Monson discusses taking on a new leadership role

Alumna Alana Monson (23MHA) recently spoke about how she rapidly transitioned her leadership skills when she found herself in the role of interim CEO at Manning Regional Healthcare Center just months after graduating with her MHA. (Rural Health Leadership Radio) Published April 18, 2024

Kent Lehr named CEO of Iowa Radiology

Kent Lehr (09MHA) has been named CEO of Iowa Radiology. Lehr, who has over a decade of executive health care leadership experience, began his career at UnityPoint Health in 2010. Published April 18, 2024

Thorne discusses new EPA regulations

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced new guidelines targeting toxic air pollution and "forever chemicals" in drinking water. Peter Thorne, distinguished chair and professor of occupational and environmental health, discussed how these policies could impact public health. (Iowa Public Radio) Published April 18, 2024