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Editorial: UI elder abuse report prompts awareness of issue

A recent University of Iowa study about elder abuse focused on 1,000 square miles in the east central part of this state. It found Iowans have little awareness about the mistreatment of older people, and there are relatively few prosecutions when abuse occurs. (Des Moines Register) Published December 19, 2018

Results from the Crisis Center food drive are in

Thank you to everyone who participated in the annual food drive benefiting the Crisis Center Food Bank. The college collected almost 500 pounds of valuable goods that will be shared with the less fortunate this holiday season. And the CPH unit that collected the most donations by weight is . . .  Published December 19, 2018

John Corbeil named CEO of Kingwood Medical Center

Alumnus John Corbeil (12MHA), who has been the chief operating officer at HCA's Medical City Fort Worth since March 2016, has been named the new chief executive officer of HCA Houston Healthcare's Kingwood Medical Center, effective Jan. 14, 2019.  Published December 19, 2018

BLN grant will improve overnight shelter in Muscatine

The Muscatine Center for Social Action (MCSA) is one of seven organizations statewide that received a UI College of Public Health Business Leadership Network (BLN) grant, announced last week week. "We are going to use this grant to update our single men's overnight shelter," said Scott Dahlke, executive director of MCSA. (Muscatine Journal) Published December 19, 2018

RUPRI report guides rural hospitals along the ‘spectrum of integration’

The health care landscape in the United States continues to be transformed by powerful market forces and hospitals everywhere face an array of daunting competitive challenges. A new report from the University of Iowa-based Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI) Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis highlights how rural, generally smaller, hospitals confront these same market hurdles while also trying to manage care for a decreasing population that is often older, sicker, and poorer than that of their urban counterparts.  Published December 18, 2018

Improving Rural Cancer Care

Stronger collaborations, better information sharing, and innovative approaches are enhancing cancer care in rural areas. Published December 14, 2018

Teaming Up to Fight Cancer

Researchers from across the College of Public Health and UI campus are working together to prevent, detect, and treat cancer. Published December 14, 2018

A Shot of Protection

A network of cancer researchers are investigating ways to boost adolescent HPV vaccination rates. Published December 14, 2018

Young, Complex, and Coping with Cancer

A new program strives to meet the life changes and special challenges of young cancer patients. Published December 14, 2018

Quad City public health projects receive grants

Two Quad-City area organizations are among the recipients of the 2019 Community Grant Program from the University of Iowa College of Public Health and its Business Leadership Network. The local recipients are: Living Proof Exhibit, Davenport, and Muscatine Center for Social Action. (Quad-City Times) Published December 13, 2018


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