OEH News

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

UI study shows young workers face high levels of workplace violence

Young workers in the United States face a significant risk of workplace violence, especially in the retail and service industries where they are frequently employed, according to recent University of Iowa research. Published August 2, 2023

UI study shows opioid use increases bone fracture risk

A recent study from researchers at the University of Iowa College of Public Health suggests a link between opioid use and an increased risk of bone fractures in patients aged between 17 and 64 years. Published August 1, 2023

Alumnus Pramōd Dwivedī is president of NACCHO

Pramōd Dwivedī assumed the role of president of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) on July 1, 2023. He is also the health director of Linn County Public Health and a CPH alumnus (98MS). Published July 26, 2023