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September 2018


Alumnus provides new hope via old glasses

Jeffrey Lynch has helped improve the vision of more than 30,000 people in underserved communities around the world.

See how he does it...

Alumna named Atlantic Fellow for Equity in Brain Health

Tala Al-Rousan has been named an Atlantic Fellow for Equity in Brain Health by the Atlantic Institute.

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Class Notes

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

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Wright takes a closer look at hospital readmission rates

Associate Prof. Brad Wright co-authored a paper published in the New England Journal of Medicine.


PHOTOS: Students help out on Day of Service

CPH students started off the semester helping out at local non-profits for our annual Day of Service.

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What are the health effects of growing up as a military kid?

CPH alumna Cassidy Watson and her sister address the health of "military brats" in an article in the American Journal of Public Health.


Study finds drug slows brain shrinkage in people with MS

A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine and co-authored by CPH biostatistics Prof. Chris Coffey found that the drug ibudilast slows down brain shrinkage in people with multiple sclerosis.

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Janssen to lead effort to collect data on Iowa drug overdoses

Prof. Brandi Janssen has been selected by the Iowa Institute of Public Health Research and Policy (IIPHRP) to establish a new collaboratory that will gather data to help prevent drug overdoses in Iowa.


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

2018 College of Public Health Outstanding Alumni Awards, Sept. 10 – Details

Global Public Health Week, Sept. 17-21 – Details

2018 College of Public Health Homecoming Breakfast, Oct. 20 – Details

2018 Iowa Public Health Heroes Awards, Nov. 28 – Details

More College of Public Health events...



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