OEH News

The latest news from the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health at the University of Iowa College of Public Health.

2022 CPH Faculty, Staff, and Student Awards presented

Students, faculty, staff, and alumni were honored at the annual CPH Awards & Recognition Presentation held May 4, 2022. See a list of the award recipients! Published May 4, 2022

IPRC training on childhood trauma featured in CDC Success Stories

The University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center's training initiative on adverse childhood experiences is featured in a set of CDC "Success Stories" on training impact.  Published April 27, 2022

International student spotlight: Ya’u Adamu

Ya’u Adamu, a doctoral student in interdisciplinary human toxicology, discusses his research and experiences getting involved in campus activities as an international student. Published April 27, 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

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

Janssen writes about grain bin safety

Two grain entrapment incidents have occurred this spring in eastern Iowa. Brandi Janssen, director of Iowa’s Center for Agricultural Safety and Health, reminds farm workers to take precautions when handling grain. (Iowa Farmer Today) Published April 14, 2022

Registration open for the Agricultural Safety and Health Core Course

The Agricultural Safety and Health Core Course will be offered in a virtual format June 13-17, 2022. Register by June 6. Published April 13, 2022

Peters named Fellow of the American Industrial Hygiene Association

The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) has selected Tom Peters, interim head and professor of occupational and environmental health, as an AIHA Fellow in recognition of his significant contributions to the association and the occupational and environmental health and safety profession. Published April 5, 2022

From the Front Row: Environmental science, policy, and public health with David Osterberg

This week, Ben and Radha talk with Professor Emeritus David Osterberg about the environment, public policy, and public health and how they connect. Published March 29, 2022

University of Iowa College of Public Health ranked No. 19 in the nation

The University of Iowa College of Public Health is the No. 19 school of public health in the nation, according to the 2023 Best Graduate School rankings from U.S. News & World Report. Among publicly supported schools, the college ranks No. 10.  Published March 29, 2022