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 Kathy Andrews to schedule or propose an event.


Nov 13MPH Professional Development Seminar: “The Power of 10 – Shaping Perceptions of You with  Business Communication” – Ian Montgomery, UI College of Public Health (C217 CPHB) – all students welcome

Nov 15CPH Staff Council/Department of Biostatistics Sponsored Seminar:  “The Childhood and Adolescent Migraine Prevention Trial: How the CHAMP Study Informs Practice and Future Science” – Scott Powers, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital (N110 CPHB)

Nov 20 — No spotlight series

Nov 22 — No spotlight series

Nov 27IIPHRP Sponsored Seminar:  “TBD” – Laura Jelliffe-Pawlowski, University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine (C217 CPHB)

Nov 29 — TBD

Dec 4 — TBD

Dec 6CPH Open Forum/Faculty Meeting:  “State-of-the-College” – Keith Mueller, UI College of Public Health (C217 CPHB)

Dec 11MPH Professional Development Seminar: “Wellness” – TBD (C217 CPHB) – all students welcome

Dec 13CPH Open Forum:  “UI Academic Structure 2020” – Tom Rice (C217 CPHB)


Aug 30CPH Distinguished Faculty Lecture:  “Telehealth in the Rural Emergency Department:  Using Mixed Methods to Explore Benefits” – Marcia Ward, Professor and Interim Head, Health Management and Policy (N110 CPHB)

Sept 4 — No spotlight series

Sept 6IIPHRP Sponsored Seminar: “Strengthsfinder for Graduate Students” – Jennifer Teitle and Joe Cannella, UI Graduate College (C217 CPHB)

Sept 11MPH Professional Development Seminar: “Adding Your Voice to Public Health in Iowa – Getting to Know IPHA” – Jeneane Moody and Danielle Pettit-Majewski, Iowa Public Health Association (C217 CPHB) – all students welcome

Sept 13 — No Spotlight Series

Sept 18CPH Global Public Health Week:  “More Harm Than Good?  A Critical Analysis of Working in Contexts of Protracted Uncertainty” – Rema Afifi, Community and Behavioral Health (C217 CPHB)

Sept 20CPH Global Public Health Week:  “Picturing Climate Change:  Communicating Environmental Challenges Through Visual Storytelling” – Sean Gallagher, Pulitzer Center Visiting Journalist (N110 CPHB)

Sept 25CPH Faculty Workshop:  “How Faculty Can Work With Visible and Invisible Disabilities” – UI Student Disabilities Service (C217 CPHB)

Sept 27CPH Global Public Health and Diversity and Inclusion Committee Sponsored Event:  “Multi-Cultural Potluck” (C217 CPHB)

Oct 2CPH Diversity and Inclusion Committee and UI Latino Council-Sponsored Partial Film Screening/Panel Discussion:  National Hispanic Heritage Month – “Food Chain$” (N120 CPHB)

Oct 4CPH Open Forum/Faculty Meeting: “CPH Deans Search Committee” (N120 CPHB)

Oct 9MPH Professional Development Seminar: “MPH Practicum Showcase” (C217 CPHB)

Oct 11CPH Global Public Health Committee-Sponsored Seminar:  “Sustainable Academic Community Partnerships in Global Health: Accomplishments and Challenges” – Judy Lewis, CPH Global Public Health Visiting Scholar, University of Connecticut School of Medicine (C217 CPHB)

Oct 16Hansen Leadership Award and Distinguished Lecture:  “Achieving Health Equity:  Tools for a National Campaign Against Racism” – Camara Jones, Morehouse School of Medicine  (N110 CPHB)

Oct 18IIPHRP Sponsored Visiting Scholar:  “Delivering a Healthy Future: Making Public Health Policy in the 21st Century” – Senator Tom Harkin (N110 CPHB)

Oct 23CPH Faculty Workshop:  “Open Records Requests From the Press:  Best Practices” – UI Office of the General Counsel (S106 CPHB)

Oct 23MPH Professional Development Seminar:  “Preparing for the MPH Practicum” – Jeanie Kimbel, Practicum Course Director (C217 CPHB)

Oct 25CEPH Accreditation Open Forum:  “Share Exchange!:  You share your ideas and we’ll share lunch!” – Tanya Uden-Holman, UI College of Public Health (C217 CPHB)

Oct 30 — Staff Council Sponsored Presentation:  “Money at Work” – Adam Reutzel, TIAA Financial Consultant (C217 CPHB)

Nov 1CPH Research Office-Sponsored Seminar:  “Your Role in Changing Hearts and Minds for Science” – Mary Woolley, Research!America (N110 CPHB)

Nov 6 — No spotlight series

Nov 8CPH Diversity and Inclusion Committee-Sponsored Seminar:  “The Purification Lodge: A Native American Practice for Health and Healing” – Sean Bear, Meskwaki Tribal Nation (N120 CPHB)

Questions or comments? Contact Kathryn Andrews. This page was last reviewed on November 9, 2017.