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April 2023


Petersen named 2023 Scholar of the Year

The UI Office for the Vice President for Research has named Christine Petersen, professor of epidemiology, the 2023 Scholar of the Year.

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Mueller earns award for publicly engaged research

The UI Office for the Vice President for Research has named Keith Mueller, professor of health management and policy, winner of the 2023 Distinguished Achievement in Publicly Engaged Research Award.

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Joe Cavanaugh honored with 2023 Regents Award

Joe Cavanaugh, professor and head of the Department of Biostatistics, has won the Board of Regents Award for Faculty Excellence.


Class Notes

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

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Adeagbo, Watkins named OVPR Early Career Scholars

Congratulations to Oluwafemi Adeagbo and Shannon Lea Watkins, assistant professors of community and behavioral health, who were named 2023 OVPR Early Career Scholars.

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Novak selected as RWJF Interdisciplinary Research Leader

Prof. Nicole Novak has been selected to participate in a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation leadership program that connects community researchers from across the country.

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Meet some of our faculty

Shannon Watkins, Mary Charlton, Paul Gilbert, and Brandi Janssen are the first of an ongoing series of videos profiling CPH faculty.

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VIDEO: CPH students head to the hill

A group of CPH students recently attended Public Health Day on the Hill in Des Moines, where they had the opportunity to speak with state legislators about public health issues and gain real-world experience with advocacy.

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2023 Iowa Public Health Heroes honored

The University of Iowa College of Public Health recently honored three Iowa public health leaders whose work is helping to promote better health, prevent disease, and build stronger communities throughout the state. Read more about this year’s recipients.

Meet the heroes...

Team to deliver mental health awareness training

CBH assistant professor Ebonee Johnson is part of a team awarded a grant to launch a new mental health awareness training curriculum in the local Iowa City community.

Learn about the project...

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

Public Policy in Action with Dr. Amy Shriver, April 21

Résumé and CV Writing for Public Health Professionals, April 17

CPH Commencement, May 13

More College of Public Health events...



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