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International student spotlight: Khyathi Gadag 

Khyathi Gadag, a PhD student in health services and policy, researches the causes behind mental health inequities. Learn more about her work and activities at Iowa. Published May 3, 2022

Newly funded research FY22 Q3

Congratulations to the CPH researchers who received awards in the third quarter of FY22. Check out the list of recipients and projects. Published May 3, 2022

CPH researchers receive DEI Supplemental Award

Congratulations to the research team of Betsy Chrischilles, Crystal Garcia-Auguste, and Mary Charlton for receiving a $25,000 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Supplemental Award from the UI Office of the Vice President for Research. Published April 28, 2022

Public Health Conference of Iowa takes place May 3-5

The 2022 Public Health Conference of Iowa takes place May 3-5 in a hybrid format. Check out the schedule and look for some familiar names of faculty, staff, students, and alumni!  Published April 28, 2022

Ecklund elected president of the Society for Clinical Trials

Congratulations to Dixie Ecklund, director of operations for the Clinical Trials Statistical and Data Management Center, who was recently announced as president-elect of the Society for Clinical Trials. Published April 28, 2022

Bear contributes to opioid overdose prevention toolkit

Sean Bear, co-director of the American Indian/Alaska Native (AIAN) Addiction Technology Transfer Center at the University of Iowa, has contributed to a new opioid overdose prevention toolkit. The document presents tailored approaches to diverse groups within tribal and urban Indian communities, including veterans, Bear's area of expertise. Published April 27, 2022

International student spotlight: Ya’u Adamu

Ya’u Adamu, a doctoral student in interdisciplinary human toxicology, discusses his research and experiences getting involved in campus activities as an international student. Published April 27, 2022

IPRC training on childhood trauma featured in CDC Success Stories

The University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center's training initiative on adverse childhood experiences is featured in a set of CDC "Success Stories" on training impact.  Published April 27, 2022

Q&A: Graduating student Melissa Jay on research, teamwork, and what’s ahead

Melissa Jay is set to graduate in May 2022 with a PhD in biostatistics. She recently answered a few questions about her research, time at Iowa, and future plans. Published April 26, 2022

PCORnet CDC COVID-19 Data Initiative

PCORnet CDC COVID-19 HEALTHCARE DATA INITIATIVE – The COVID-19 Electronic Healthcare Data Initiative is a CDC-funded surveillance partnership project using data from electronic health records (EHRs). The University of Iowa is a participating site. According to Betsy Chrischilles, Iowa site PI, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network (PCORnet) was launched in 2013 and is comprised […] Published April 26, 2022