CPH Spotlight Series

Spotlight Series LogoThe College of Public Health’s Spotlight Series — speakers, films, workshops, and other events — “spotlights” public health topics. The series is open to all faculty, staff, and students. All events will be held Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in CPHB or other on-campus locations.

Have an idea for an upcoming topic? Contact Justin Goodchild to schedule or propose an event.



December 3 — No Spotlight

December 5 — No Spotlight

December 10 — Finals Week

December 12 — Finals Week


August 20 — No Spotlight Series

August 22 — Alumni Spotlight – Blake Smith (C217 CPHB)

August 27 — Strengths Finder (N120 CPHB)

August 29 — Distinguished Faculty Lecture | Chris Coffey (Callaghan Auditorium, CPHB)

September 3 — Labor Day

September 5 — A Discussion about  Learning Spaces & Technologies at the College of Public Health (C217 CPHB) & APHA info Session for Students (Location TBD)

September 10 — Outstanding Alumni Award Presentation (N110 CPHB)

September 12 — Hispanic Heritage Month Panel Presentation: Living as a Latino in the Midwest and the Social Forces that Shape Community Health (C217 CPHB)

September 17 — Global Health Week – Public Health Research and Practice in Georgia and Moldova (C217 CPHB)

September 19 — Global Health Week – Harnessing Data in a Global Health Crisis with Amy Maxmen (N110 CPHB)

September 24 — Implicit Bias Training Part 1 (C217 CPHB)

September 26 — MPH Spotlight – Iowa Public Health Association: Overview and Ways to Get Involved (C217 CPHB)

October 1 — We Are Phil Kick Off – Maggie’s Farm Wood Fired Pizza, 11:30 am-1:30 pm (CPHB Patio)

October 3rd — MPH Spotlight (C217 CPHB)

October 8 — Assessing Rural Futures Using the Comprehensive Wealth Framework; Visiting Scholars: Matt Fannin and Thomas Johnson (N120 CPHB) / Implicit Bias Training Part 2 (C217 CPHB)

October 10 — Joseph Jones/Director of the Harkin Institute (C217 CPHB)

October 15 — Diversity Spotlight: “Cultural and Religious Influences on the Risk of HIV Infection among Women in Western Kenya.” – International Visiting Scholar Nema Aluku (C217 CPHB)

October 17 — Faculty Meeting / Open Forum (C217 CPHB)

October 22 — No Spotlight

October 24 — Intercultural Spotlight (C217 CPHB)

October 29 — MPH Spotlight: Fellowships, Internships, and Associate Programs–OH MY! (C217 CPHB)

October 31 — No Spotlight

November 5 —  Introducing the Immigrant & Refugee Health and Well-being Research Group: Mission, Framework, and Activities (N120 CPHB)

November 7 — Intercultural Spotlight (C217 CPHB)

November 12 — Suicide Awareness, Education, and Prevention (C217 CPHB)

November 14 — “From Whiteclay to Iowa: Healing Revisited.” -Frank LaMere (N110 CPHB)

November 19 — Policy Fellows Presentation (C217 CPHB)

November 21 — Fall Break

November 26 — Karen Goraleski/Director of ASTMH (C217 CPHB)

November 28 — Iowa Public Health Heroes Award Presentation & Panel Discussion (C217 CPHB)

Questions or comments? Contact Ryan Bell. This page was last reviewed on December 3, 2018.