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

Student Anna Correa awarded Fulbright to India

Anna Correa, who will receive an MPH in community and behavior health in May 2022, is the winner of a Fulbright Study/Research Grant in Public Health to India for 2022-23. Published April 26, 2022

Petersen discusses lessons learned from the COVID pandemic

Christine Petersen, director of the UI Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases, recently appeared on "Ethical Perspectives on the News" as part of a panel discussing lessons learned fighting COVID-19 and how we will respond to the next pandemic. Published April 26, 2022

From the Front Row: Driving safety, automated vehicles, and public health with Dan McGehee

This week's episode focuses on driving safety and the work of the research team at the National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS) at the University of Iowa. Ben's guest is Dr. Dan McGehee, UI professor and director of NADS. Published April 22, 2022

Al-Rousan comments on physical, psychological toll on refugees

Alumna Tala Al Rousan (15MPH), a researcher of refugee health, says “emotional stress, fear of the unknown, the physical journey and (current) health problems of those who are travelling” are elements of the trauma faced by people forced to flee their country. (Irish Times) Published April 21, 2022

CPH Scientific Staff Advancement awardees announced

Congratulations to Xueshu Li and Azadeh Khoddami, who have each received a CPH Scientific Staff Advancement Award to support their professional development. Published April 21, 2022

Complete the Campus Climate Survey

The Campus Climate Survey gives voice to students, faculty, and staff at the University of Iowa, provides direction for leadership in culture and policy development, and illustrates trends in campus climate over time. Watch your email for a unique link to the confidential survey. Published April 21, 2022

BLN funds programs to improve Iowans’ well-being

The college's Business Leadership Network (BLN) has awarded grants to four organizations' projects in Iowa focusing on promoting health and community-oriented work. (Daily Iowan) Published April 21, 2022

Video: Healthy meal planning for busy people

If you were unable to attend the May 2 presentation on "Healthy Meal Planning for Busy People," a recording and handouts are now available. Published April 21, 2022