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A look back on Tom Vaughn’s career as he prepares to retire

Tom Vaughn, associate professor of health management and policy, is set to retire on July 1, 2022, after 27 years of exceptional service to the University of Iowa. Take a look back at his career at Iowa. Published June 16, 2022

Leinenkugel honored for public health service

Kathy Leinenkugel, who retired from IDPH in January after 14 years of service, received both the Iowa Public Health Heroes Award from the UI College of Public Health and the I-CASH Hall of Fame Award this year. (Iowa Farmer Today) Published June 15, 2022

MRASH Conference now accepting abstracts

The Midwest Rural Agricultural Safety and Health (MRASH) Conference is now accepting abstracts. The hybrid conference will be held Nov. 16-17, 2022. Published June 15, 2022

Alumna Kim Magee receives prestigious ballooning award

Alumna Kim Magee (15MS) holds several world records as a hot air balloonist and recently received the prestigious Montgolfier Diploma from the FAI Ballooning Commission for her record-setting flight in 2019. Revisit a video in which she shares her love of flying. Published June 14, 2022

CPH student Michaela Zimmer receives Diversity Ambassador Scholarship

Michaela Zimmer, a fourth-year public health major, will travel to Kenya this summer as part of the SIT Public Health in the Tropics Internship. Published June 14, 2022

U2G student Radha Velamuri blends biomedical sciences and public health

Radha Velamuri, a CPH undergrad-to-grad (U2G) student, got involved with research as an undergraduate at Iowa. Learn more about her studies and future plans. Published June 14, 2022

RTRC paper recognized as ‘Best of 2021’

A paper by a team of researchers from the Rural Telehealth Research Center has been recognized as the Best Paper of 2021. Published June 14, 2022

Nominations for Frank H. Morriss, Jr. Leadership Award

Nominations are invited for the 2023 Frank H. Morriss, Jr. Leadership Award. The award recognizes sustained leadership in an academic setting that has resulted in improved health or well-being of children through innovation in clinical care, investigation of children’s diseases and problems, advocacy on behalf of child health, or facilitation of collaborative efforts. Published June 14, 2022

CPH Book Club expands to the big screen; nominations open

The CPH Book Club is making some changes for the coming year and is widening its scope to become the CPH Book & Film Club! We're seeking suggestions for a film to view and discuss as a collegiate community. Published June 14, 2022

UI supports 8 projects in latest round of P3 funding

The UI has awarded eight interdisciplinary projects with $15 million in funding generated by the public-private partnership (P3). Michael O’Rorke, assistant professor of epidemiology, is a collaborator on a lung cancer therapy research project that was funded. (Iowa Now) Published June 9, 2022