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March 2018


Q&A with CBH Professor Rema Afifi

UI alum Rema Afifi joined the College of Public Health in summer 2017 as a professor of community and behavioral health.

Meet the professor...

Dean finalists invited for on-campus interviews

UI is now hosting two-day interviews for finalists for the CPH dean position.

Learn more...

Class Notes

Keep tabs on the careers of your classmates, and keep us posted on yours!

Catch up with the class...

Alumnus Sean O’Grady named CCOO at NorthShore

Sean O’Grady (93MA) has been promoted to Chief Clinical Operations Officer at NorthShore University HealthSystem in Evanston, Ill.


CPH students head to State Capitol

CPH students head to the state capitol in Des Moines for Public Health Day on the Hill.

Watch the video...

Headache study selected for “Best Advances of 2017”

A study of children’s migraine headaches, co-led by Prof. Chris Coffey, has been named one of the leading developments in neuroscience in 2017.


Iowa students win One Health Day event competition

A joint team of students from the UI and Iowa State are winners of the 2017 One Health Day Student Events Competition for organizing the second annual Iowa One Health Conference.


CBH students awarded social justice scholarships

Two CBH students have been named recipients of the Stephen Lynn Smith Memorial Scholarship for Social Justice from the UI Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.


Alumni Directory

Keep up with your classmates with our new College of Public Health Alumni Directory.

Alumni are listed by name, degrees earned, town of residence and email address.

Alumni have the option of adding employer, job title, employment sector and LinkedIn page.

You can use this form to update and/or add additional information to your listing, and you can use this form to have your listing removed.


Upcoming Events

Great Plains Emerging Infectious Diseases Conference, March 29-30 – Details

“Hot, Hungry Planet” author Lisa Palmer, April 4 – Details

Second Annual Science of Health Equity Summit, April 5 – Details

College of Public Health Research Week, April 2-6 – Details

Third Annual Occupational Health and Safety Research Conference, April 6 – Details

More College of Public Health events...



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