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Webinar: ‘Bringing Critical Race Theory into Public Health: An Example in Cancer Care Delivery Research’

Attend a seminar on Oct. 20 presented by Mya L. Roberson, assistant professor of health policy at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. The webinar is sponsored by the Jumpstarting Tomorrow Seed Grant Program. Published October 12, 2021

Workshop: ‘Using Social Media as an Effective Career-Building Tool’

Join a Nov. 3 workshop that will explore how to use LinkedIn and other social media platforms as effective tools to enhance your job search and encourage career growth. Published October 12, 2021

Hawks of Color fall events

Hawks of Color is a community space to support and promote conversations among historically underrepresented, global majority, and/or marginalized faculty, staff, postdocs, and students at the University of Iowa. Check out the fall events that begin Oct. 22. Published October 12, 2021

From the Front Row – Hidden Public Health Topics Episode 1: Human Trafficking

This is the first episode in a new series about topics you may not think of when you think of public health. The episode this week is taken from a webinar about human trafficking, hosted by the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights. Moderator Brian Farrell talks with United Nations Special Rapporteur, Professor Siobhan Mullally, highlighting human trafficking through a worldwide, U.S., and Iowa lens. Published October 11, 2021

Corrigan named ‘Woman of the Year’

Mary Rose Corrigan, chair of the CPH board of advisors and public health specialist with City of Dubuque Health Services Department, was named Woman of the Year by the Dubuque Telegraph Herald. Published October 11, 2021

Students inspired to study injury and violence prevention

Daniel Corry and Hannah Rochford, both PhD students in the College of Public Health, began their work addressing injury and violence issues after being inspired by real-life experiences. Read more about their stories and research with the UI Injury Prevention Research Center. Published October 11, 2021

Gilbert co-authors post on the alcohol and breast cancer connection

Paul Gilbert, CPH associate professor, recently co-authored a blog post about the link between alcohol and cancer. For women, alcohol use is one of the top causes of breast cancer, and just over one in six breast cancer deaths is due to alcohol. (Iowa Cancer Consortium) Published October 11, 2021

Peek-Asa discusses bullying, masks

As a part of National Bullying Prevention Month, researchers say they are noticing something new on intimidation in schools. "Anytime there is stress, new behaviors, unanticipated situations that are stressful, it really does set up an avenue for bullying," said Corinne Peek-Asa, CPH associate dean of research. She says an example of those "unanticipated behaviors" is the pandemic and the safety measures that have come with it, like mask wearing. (KCRG) Published October 8, 2021

Student sticker campaign encourages steps to keep campus healthy

A group of CPH students created a set of stickers encouraging mask-wearing and vaccinations to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The free stickers--perfect for water bottles and laptops--are available in each CPHB department and the dean's suite while supplies last. Published October 7, 2021

CPH COVID response summary

The College of Public Health continues to help guide, inform, and protect the campus, state, and nation during the COVID-19 pandemic. View a document and news stories summarizing some of the many contributions made by the CPH community. Published October 7, 2021