Apply for the Summer Health Professions Education Program

Are you a first-year or second-year undergraduate student interested in a career in medicine, dentistry, nursing, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy, or public health?The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a free program to help you achieve your dreams! The application deadline is Feb. 5, 2023. Published December 6, 2022

Study links state eviction moratoriums and improved mental health

A study co-authored by George Wehby and Abdinasir Ali found an association between state eviction moratoriums during the COVID-19 pandemic and improved mental health among people who rent. (PPC) Published December 2, 2022

Webinar: Reproductive Health Equity in Iowa

Tune in Dec. 14 from 1 to 2 p.m. via Zoom for "Reproductive Health Equity in Iowa," the eighth installment of the Building Health Equity webinar series. Published December 1, 2022

From the Front Row: Students learn and network at the APHA Annual Meeting

Radha talks with four public health graduate students about their experiences attending the American Public Health Association's (APHA) annual conference in Boston a few weeks ago and how it felt to be immersed in an international public health community for a few days. What did they learn? What were their takeaways? Published December 1, 2022

CPH student Michaela Zimmer shares her study abroad experiences

CPH student Michaela Zimmer completed an internship in Kisumu, Kenya, in summer 2022. She wrote about the challenges and personal growth she experienced during her travel abroad. Published November 30, 2022

Ali discusses pandemic eviction moratoriums and impact on mental health

Abdinasir Ali, a doctoral student in HMP, discusses a study he published with George Wehby that assessed the effects of state eviction moratoriums on mental health. (Health Affairs podcast) Published November 30, 2022

Rock the chalk, Hawks

To help celebrate the end of the fall semester, we’d like to hear from you on the CPH chalkboard in the atrium. Stop by and leave a message on one or more of the following topics: What are you thankful for? What is your favorite memory of the fall semester? What is your favorite holiday tradition?  Published November 30, 2022

Attend the MPH and undergrad poster sessions

On Dec. 6 and 7, come view posters presented by MPH and undergraduate students. All sessions will take place in the CPH Building atrium. Published November 30, 2022

Learn about using EHR data in research

On Dec. 2, join Heath Davis and Ryan Carnahan to learn more about using UIHC Electronic Health Record (EHR) data to explore new research questions. Published November 30, 2022

Researchers look at impact of ACA on nursing assistants

Hari Sharma, assistant professor of health management and policy, and doctoral student Lili Xu examined how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Medicaid expansion affected the insurance coverage and the sources of coverage among low-income nursing home aides. (Tradeoffs) Published November 28, 2022