ReView: News for Alumni and Friends - Spring 2012 - UI College of Public Health
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From the Dean Welcome to our first monthly InSight newsletter! We heard from our recent alumni survey your desire to stay better connected with us and our newsletter will keep you updated with the latest news and events taking place throughout the college. Our print magazine will continue to be published twice a year. We also want to help you connect with classmates, so please send in your own news for our Class Notes section. We're interested in what you're doing, whether it's a long-term career or a new job, honor or award. Just send a note to or


Warm regards,
Sue Curry


CPH launches new Executive MHA program

Experienced professionals can now stay on the job while earning a Master of Health Administration from the College of Public Health.

Alumni survey provides glimpse of grads

The results are in from the CPH's latest survey of alumni, shedding light on the experiences and career paths of former College of Public Health students.



Do we really need another sleep drug?

In her latest blog entry for the Huffington Post, College of Public Health Dean Sue Curry questions a call for a new drug to help sleep-deprived Americans get more from rest.

Unintentional poisonings on the rise in Iowa

Unintentional poisoning is a growing public health problem for Iowans, according to data published in the 2013 edition of the Iowa Health Fact Book.



› David Osterberg, Tom Peters comment on frac sand mining study

› Corinne Peek-Asa and colleagues aim to reduce teen car crashes

› Paul Romitti leads efforts to understand birth defects



› Matt Nonnenmann, Dan Shane receive New Faculty Research Awards

› Jason Daniel-Ulloa Presents CDC webinar on community engagement

› VIDEO: Meet MPH student Lena Thompson



› New scholarship established for health administration students

› Nominate a grad for the CPH Outstanding Alumni Awards

› Class Notes: Keep up with your CPH classmates



Feb. 4: Public Health Day on the Hill, Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Details.

Feb. 10-14: Industrial Hygiene Student Week. Details.

Feb. 19: UI Health Sciences Day on the Hill, Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Feb. 19: Out of Bounds: Using Art to Create Conversations about Bullying, College of Public Health Building, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Details.

Mid-February: (exact date to be determined) “Black Health Legends - Pioneers Who Dared to Careeducational exhibit and reception, College of Public Health Building.

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Link to The University of Iowa website Link to the College of Public Health website.