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September 2021


Hear from Outstanding Alumni Award recipients Sept. 8

Join us virtually or in-person as we honor the 2021 Outstanding Alumni award recipients, Dwight Ferguson and Shenghui Tang.

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Alumna named director of Johnson County Public Health

CPH alumna Danielle Pettit-Majewski (10MPH) has been named the new director of Johnson County (Iowa) Public Health.

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Alumnus discusses transformative MHA experience

Learn how his time at Iowa has helped Eric Mooss lead in health management, policy, and research.

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Class Notes

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

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Q&A with Dr. Fred Gerr: A matter of masks

As students and faculty return to in-person teaching and learning after more than a year of pandemic disruptions, Fred Gerr answers questions about the effectiveness of masks in helping to prevent the spread of COVID.

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Join us at outdoor Homecoming Lunch

Join faculty, students, staff, and alumni for a free, family-friendly catered lunch on the CPHB patio before the Homecoming football game on Saturday, Oct. 16.

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Annual report on DEI activities now available

All are invited to view the 2020-21 annual report on diversity, equity, and inclusion activities in the College of Public Health. This inaugural report presents a summary of key DEI developments and select activities in our college.


Alfredo Vergara to talk about his career in global public health

Alumnus Alfredo Vergara (93PhD) is the CDC country director and Division of Global HIV and TB program director for Mozambique. Hear about his work at a virtual event Sept. 23.


Public Health Virtual Professional Networking Event set for Oct. 14

CPH alumni are invited to participate in our Public Health Professional Networking event. Find out how you can engage with current CPH students.

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Thorne appointed to EPA Science Advisory Board

Peter Thorne, professor and head of occupational and environmental health, has been named to the Science Advisory Board (SAB) of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.


GPCAH launches new FarmSafe podcast

The Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health has launched a new podcast, FarmSafe. During each episode, agricultural workers and public health experts share first-hand stories and real-life tips for making safer and healthier decisions while on the farm.


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

CPH Outstanding Alumni Awards, Sept. 8 – Details

Global Alumni Spotlight Series, featuring Alfredo Vergara (part of CPH Global Health Week), Sept. 23 – Details

Public Health Careers Networking Event, Oct. 14 – Details

CPH Homecoming Lunch, Oct. 16 – Details

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