PRC-RH Pilot Research Program requests proposals

The University of Iowa Prevention Research Center for Rural Health's 2023-2024 pilot research program’s request for proposals is now available. The project is open to UI faculty, staff, and postdoctoral fellows. Applications are due Feb. 28. Published January 3, 2023

Novak, Pacheco selected as RWJF Interdisciplinary Research Leaders

University of Iowa professors Nicole Novak and Julianna Pacheco have been selected to participate in a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation leadership program that connects community researchers from across the country. Their project will explore how voter suppression bills affect voting, civic engagement, and health equity for Latino communities in Iowa. (Iowa Now) Published December 21, 2022

College of Public Health highlighted in ASPPH pandemic response story project

The University of Iowa College of Public Health is featured in the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health’s (ASPPH) “COVID-19 Storytelling Project: How Schools and Programs Have Made an Impact During the Pandemic.” Dean Edith Parker discusses some of the many ways Iowa students, faculty, and staff contributed to the COVID response. Published December 21, 2022

Adeagbo honored with APHA HIV/AIDS Section award

Congratulations to Oluwafemi Adeagbo, assistant professor of community and behavioral health, for being honored with the American Public Health Association HIV/AIDS Section's 2022 Excellence in Abstract Submission Among New Investigator Award.  Published December 20, 2022

Novak publishes study on immigrant mental health needs

In a recent study, Nicole Novak, CPH research assistant professor and Public Policy Center research fellow, explores the effects of aggressive immigration enforcement efforts on the mental health of immigrant communities. Published December 20, 2022

Webinar: Renewable Energy Equity Practice in Iowa

On Jan. 11, join a discussion of how renewable energy and health equity are connected, the public health impacts of current and renewable power sources, and how health departments can promote and advocate for renewable energy. Published December 20, 2022