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Health equity pioneer David R. Williams to receive Hansen Leadership Award

The University of Iowa College of Public Health has selected David R. Williams, the Florence and Laura Norman Professor of Public Health and chair of social and behavioral sciences at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, as the 2022 recipient of the Richard and Barbara Hansen Leadership Award. Published September 16, 2022

From the Front Row: Equity in Health Science and Practice group 

This week's episode is a conversation about the Equity in Health Science and Practice group at the University of Iowa and their work in a variety of areas, including COVID-19 and diabetes care.  Published September 16, 2022

Public health researchers lead international study of young adults in humanitarian settings

A new grant awarded to an international team of researchers, co-led by investigators in the University of Iowa College of Public Health, will study whether engaging young adults as community mental health workers in humanitarian settings helps not only to support those communities in crisis, but protects the well-being of the young workers as well.  Published September 16, 2022

Attend the UI Research Services Fair

The Research Services Fair is a vendor-style fair that provides an opportunity for researchers to learn about campus resources and services available for their research and scholarship activities. This year’s event will be hosted at Hancher Auditorium on Oct. 20. Published September 15, 2022

Latinx/a/o Heritage Month activities

The Latino Native American Cultural Center, in collaboration with many campus and community partners, has planned a wide variety of events in honor of Latinx/a/o Heritage Month 2022. Published September 15, 2022

Webinar, documentary explore mental health and suicide

CPH assistant professor Shannon Lea Watkins will be a guest speaker at the Sept. 21 webinar "The Impact of Schools on Mental Health." Learn more about suicide and prevention efforts in the Iowa PBS documentary "Suicide in Iowa." Published September 15, 2022

Get your free flu vaccine!

University of Iowa employees can get the flu vaccine for free at locations across campus or at the University Employee Health Clinic. Find out more about your options! Published September 13, 2022

Attend a Science Cafe this fall

The Environmental Health Sciences Research Center is hosting a series of in-person and virtual Science Cafe events this fall. Learn about new topics in a casual community setting. All are invited!  Published September 13, 2022

Career workshop: Positioning yourself for success after graduation

This workshop on Sept. 26 will help public health students at all degree levels build effective skill sets to bring to their careers post-graduation. Hear from career services staff, followed by an alumni panel discussion. Bring your questions! Published September 13, 2022

Kognito offers free suicide prevention training

People in distress often turn to those they know rather than seek professional help. Kognito is an online program that provides skills and training for individuals to help friends, family, colleagues, or anyone who is in situation where they might be contemplating suicide. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to enroll in the free training. Published September 9, 2022