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October 2023


Nathan Fethke to lead Occupational and Environmental Health

On Oct. 1, Dr. Nathan Fethke became head of the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health.

Meet Dr. Fethke...

Join CPH reception at APHA in Atlanta

The College of Public Health will host a reception for alumni and friends at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Exposition in Atlanta.

Join us at APHA...

Class Notes

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

Catch up with the class...

Hana Hinkle named a ‘40 Under 40 in Public Health’ honoree

CPH alumna Hana Hinkle (09MPH in community and behavioral health) was named a “40 Under 40 in Public Health” honoree by the de Beaumont Foundation.

Meet Dr. Hinkle...

Did you know?

For fiscal year 2023, which ended on June 30, 2023, the University of Iowa College of Public Health brought in $43 million in external research funding. The college has brought in over $200 million in funding over the past five fiscal years.


Rima Afifi to present the 2023 Distinguished Faculty Lecture Nov. 1

Rima Afifi, professor of community and behavioral health, will deliver the 2023 Distinguished Faculty Lecture, “Narrative Change and Relationship Building: Why Love Matters in Achieving Social Justice.”

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Q&A: CPH student Ragan Martin

Ragan Martin, a CPH undergrad-to-grad student, discusses how she completed an internship with Johnson County Public Health and developed a new infectious diseases guide for childcare centers.

Meet Ragan...

VIDEO: Meet our faculty: Kristin Wilson

As a native Iowan, Kristin Wilson brings a unique perspective to her role as the director of the college’s Master of Health Administration program and mentor to future health care leaders.

Watch the video...

Peggy Shepard to deliver Hansen Lecture

The College of Public Health has selected Peggy Shepard, co-founder and executive director of WE ACT for Environmental Justice, as the 2023 recipient of the Richard and Barbara Hansen Leadership Award.


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

College of Public Health Homecoming Lunch, Oct. 7

Distinguished Faculty Lecture, Nov. 1

College of Public Health Reception at APHA, Nov. 13

More College of Public Health events...



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