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March 2022


Torner honored with Faculty Excellence Award

Jim Torner, professor of epidemiology, was recognized by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, for his exceptional contributions and sustained record of excellence.


Two Years of COVID-19

See how the College of Public Health has contributed to the fight against COVID-19 over the past two years.

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Class Notes

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

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Discuss mental health needs of Iowa’s public health workforce

Public health practitioners are invited to attend a town hall webinar for a discussion on the mental health of Iowa's public health workforce at noon on Thursday, March 24.

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Q&A: Alumna Bella De Soriano on language and health equity

Bella De Soriano (17MPH) and the editorial team at Healthline Media have created “The Conscious Language Guide” to improve patient-provider communication and advance their work toward health equity.

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International students to discuss finding careers in U.S.

Recent CPH international graduates and current CPH students will discuss their experience and success finding employment in the U.S. post-graduation.

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Alumna elected to Iowa Law School Foundation board

Winnie Uluocha (19MHA) has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Iowa Law School Foundation.


Field recognized as National Radon Hero 

The Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors has selected Bill Field, professor emeritus of occupational and environmental health, to receive the organization’s 2022 Radon Hero Award.


CPH student's art selected for UI anniversary

A painting of Old Capitol by Gul Rukh Mehboob, a PhD student in the College of Public Health, has been selected to commemorate the University of Iowa’s 175th anniversary.

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PHOTOS: Life in the College of Public Health Building

Take a look at some of the recent sights around CPHB in our latest Facebook photo gallery.

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SAVE THE DATE: One Day for Iowa

Watch CPH social media on Wednesday, March 30, for “One Day for Iowa,” the University of Iowa’s 24-hour online giving campaign. Find out how you can make an early gift to the College of Public Health.

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Iowa’s Black population faces barriers to cancer prevention

CPH faculty members Whitney Zahnd, Paul Gilbert, and Rima Afifi discussed the barriers that contribute to Black Iowans’ high cancer incidence rates.


Alumni Directory

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

Use this form to join the directory or to update your existing listing.

Alumni are listed by name, degrees earned, town of residence and email address, and have the option of adding employer, job title, employment sector and LinkedIn page.


Upcoming Events

The Future is Now: Climate Change and the Global Water Crisis, March 22 – Details

Pakistan’s Journey towards Universal Health Coverage and Health Systems Transformation, March 25 – Details

Public Health Conference of Iowa, May 3-5 – Details

Spring Commencement, May 14 – Details

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