Grants benefit community health

The BLN Community Grant Program, which helps fund projects that benefit community health, is now accepting proposals. (Ottumwa Courier) Published December 4, 2019

Hansen Award nominations due Jan. 31

Nominate a public health leader for the 2020 Richard and Barbara Hansen Leadership Award and Distinguished Lectureship. Nominations are due Jan. 31, 2020. Published December 4, 2019

Rural Restaurant Healthy Options Program highlighted

The Rural Restaurant Healthy Options Program initiated by the UI PRC was recently showcased as a sustainable rural health program. (Revcycle Intelligence) Published November 21, 2019

Attend the IPHA Legislative Forum for free

The Institute for Public Health Practice will pay the registration and provide transportation to the IPHA Legislative Forum for five lucky students. Hurry -- the first five to RSVP get the spots. The forum will be held Dec. 5 in Ankeny, Iowa. Published November 21, 2019

Need a CPH logo or template?

Do you need a CPH or UI logo for a project, or a template for a presentation or poster? Check out the resources available for download. Published November 21, 2019

Chrischilles comments on medication recommendation

CPH professor Elizabeth Chrischilles commented on a recent recommendation to expand use of a medication for cardiovascular disease risk reduction beyond its current indication. (MedPage Today) Published November 20, 2019

Peek-Asa applauds proposed legislation addressing farmer suicide

CPH professor Corinne Peek-Asa says an important piece of the proposed Seeding Rural Resilience Act centers on reducing the stigma and barriers around seeking mental health care. (Radio Iowa) Published November 20, 2019

Join the CPH strategic planning session Dec. 2

Faculty, staff, and students are invited to join the Strategic Planning Steering Committee for an interactive session to help shape the next strategic plan for the College of Public Health on Monday, Dec. 2. Lunch will be provided, but please RSVP. Published November 20, 2019

Cook authors book on clubfoot

Tom Cook, a UI professor emeritus of public health and director of global operations for the UI-based Ponseti International Association, is the author of a new book, "Clubfoot: The Quest for a Better Life for Millions of Children." Published November 15, 2019

Hy-Vee dietician takes on Active Ottumwa role

Active Ottumwa, a research project started by the UI Prevention Research Center in partnership with a community advisory board, is transitioning to a community-based organization led by local Hy-Vee stores. (Ottumwa Courier) Published November 14, 2019

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