CPH student’s leadership skills blossom at Iowa

At the University of Iowa, CPH undergraduate student Guadalupe De La Rosa found an environment where she could push herself to be a leader, take part in mentorship, and better embrace her cultural background. Published October 5, 2022

Discover Your University

New for 2022, Discover Your University helps Iowa faculty and staff discover great things happening around campus. Join one or more events slated for Oct. 11 or Nov. 2. Published October 5, 2022

Portrait sessions at CPHB on Oct. 25

On Oct. 25, College of Public Health undergraduate students will have a chance to have free, professional portraits taken at CPHB. An additional open session is also available for any CPH faculty, staff, or graduate student who would like a photo. Published October 5, 2022

Webinar: Improving Health Equity in the LGBTQIA+ Community

Join a webinar on Oct. 12 for a discussion on what health equity practice related to the LGBTQIA+ community should entail, what common barriers this population faces, and how health departments and other organizations can promote health equity for LGBTQIA+ identifying individuals. Published October 5, 2022

Fact sheet offers guidance for creating welcoming vaccination sites

The University of Iowa Prevention Research Center for Rural Health has developed a new fact sheet, "Creating a Welcoming and Accessible Vaccination Site,” for pharmacists and other vaccine providers. The fact sheet highlights the key barriers faced by certain populations and provides strategies to address those barriers. Published October 4, 2022

Charlton discusses cancer cluster investigation

Mary Charlton, director and principal investigator of the Iowa Cancer Registry and CPH associate professor of epidemiology, spoke about a cancer cluster investigation in Hudson Community School District. (Multiple sources) Published October 4, 2022

College of Public Health doctoral student awarded international fellowship

Priyanka Dubey, a doctoral student in the UI Department of Community and Behavioral Health, has been awarded a 2022-23 International Doctoral Degree Fellowship by the American Association of University Women. Published October 3, 2022

Janssen discusses tractor safety

As part of National Farm Safety Week, Brandi Janssen, director of I-CASH, discussed tractor safety, noting that around 50% of tractors being used don’t have a rollover protective structure (ROPS). "Our partnership with the National ROPS Rebate Program can help offset some of the cost of the retrofit process," she says. (Multiple sources) Published September 30, 2022

Behavioral Health Education Program offers workforce development for practitioners serving Native communities

The Native Center for Behavioral Health recently launched the Behavioral Health Education Program (BHEP), a training curriculum for behavioral health practitioners working in tribal and urban Native communities.  Published September 29, 2022

From the Front Row: A conversation with the 2022 Outstanding Alumni Award winners

This week, Eric talks with Brett Faine and Ken Saag, recipients of the UI College of Public Health's 2022 Outstanding Alumni Awards. They cover a lot of ground, including their unique career paths, collaborative projects, and advice for current students. Published September 29, 2022