CDC Special Interest Project funding opportunity

The Prevention Research Centers (PRC) program office at the CDC has released its list of 2023 Special Interest Projects (SIPs). Any investigator at the University of Iowa may apply and the funds are passed through the UI Prevention Research Center for Rural Health. Proposals are due March 3.  Published January 24, 2023

Sign up for the Global Health Case Competition by Feb. 20

Sign up now to compete in the IIPHRP 6th Annual Global Health Case Competition. Cash prizes will be awarded to first, second, and third place! This competition is open to all University of Iowa graduate and undergraduate students. The application deadline is Feb. 20.  Published January 24, 2023

From the Front Row: Meet the new podcast crew members

This week, Anya and Eric welcome five new members to the student podcasting crew and get to know a little bit about them and their interests in public health. Published January 20, 2023

Postdoctoral research fellowship program accepting applications

The Intelligence Community (IC) is offering 42 postdoctoral opportunities! The program supports postdocs to conduct research at universities, colleges, and U.S. government laboratories throughout the United States. Attend a Fellowship Virtual Recruitment and Information Fair on Jan. 25 to learn more.  Published January 20, 2023

Wehby’s article named a Health Affairs top ten of 2022

A paper authored by Professor George Wehby has been named a top ten article published in 2022 by the editor-in-chief of Health Affairs. Published January 20, 2023

Register for the Public Health Conference of Iowa

Register now for the 2023 Public Health Conference of Iowa! Plan to join Iowa's premiere public and environmental health conference March 28-29 at the Scheman Building in Ames.  Published January 19, 2023

Ashida co-authors study on unpaid caregivers of persons living with dementia

Sato Ashida, associate professor of community and behavioral health, is a co-author of the journal article, "A Qualitative Study of Unpaid Caregivers of Persons Living with Dementia and Their Interactions With Health and Community-Based Services and Providers." Published January 19, 2023

Nominations for 2023 Outstanding Alumni Awards due March 2

The College of Public Health is now accepting nominations for its 2023 Outstanding Alumni Awards. The awards recognize alumni in two categories: recent graduates within the past ten years and other alumni for accomplishments throughout their careers. Published January 17, 2023

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration of Human Rights

Jan. 16 is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday and the university’s annual Celebration of Human rights. The university holiday allows faculty, staff, and students to engage in celebrations and events within the community. Check out the upcoming events. Published January 12, 2023

From the Front Row: Medical geography and its public health applications

Radha and new crew member Garrett Naughton host a conversation with Austin Tang, a PhD student in geographical and sustainability sciences and MPH student in biostatistics at the University of Iowa. They talk about medical geography, its application in public health, and Austin's recent study on pediatric lead poisoning in Chicago. Published January 12, 2023