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November 2023


Alumna named director of Black Hawk County Public Health 

The Black Hawk County Board of Health unanimously named Kaitlin Emrich (09MPH) as the new public health director.

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Connect with the college at APHA

Planning to attend the APHA Annual Meeting in Atlanta? View a list of CPH presentations, find our exhibit booth, and attend the CPH alumni and friends reception on Nov. 13.

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CPH online apparel store now open

Check out a selection of CPH hoodies, T-shirts, jackets, hats, and more at our online store. Hurry—the storefront closes at 10 a.m. CST on Nov. 15.

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Class Notes

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

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Alumnus receives Community Stars Award

Alumnus Steve Simonin (90MA) has been named the recipient of the 2023 National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health Community Stars Award.

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CPH joins the Together Hawkeyes campaign

The College of Public Health is part of the Together Hawkeyes campaign, the largest fundraising and alumni engagement effort in the history of the state of Iowa.


New research center to focus on climate resilience efforts in the Central Midwest

UI researchers led by OEH Associate Prof. Brandi Janssen have received a $6 million grant for a five-year project focused on collaborative research and community engagement in climate adaptation planning.

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PHOTOS: CPH gathers for homecoming lunch

See images of CPH alumni, students, faculty, and staff mingling at our annual homecoming lunch.

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VIDEO: Meet our faculty: Emily Roberts

When Emily Roberts, assistant professor of biostatistics, was diagnosed with diabetes at age 4, she was enrolled in a clinical trial that sparked her interest in how research can be used to improve people’s lives. Learn more about her journey as first-generation college student and scholar.

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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

Powering Change: Challenges and Solutions for a Clean Energy Future, Nov. 6

Hansen Award – Peggy Shepard: Advancing Environmental Health Through Justice and Equity, Nov. 8

College of Public Health Reception at APHA, Nov. 13

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