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December 2017


Dean search committee
seeks alumni input

Alumni are invited to help identify highly qualified candidates for the position of dean of the College of Public Health.

Visit the dean search website...

Alumnus reflects on Swaziland experience

Blake Smith is currently serving with the Peace Corps, where he’s involved in projects from HIV prevention to creating a school’s first library.


VIDEO: College honors Public Health Heroes

Three Iowa public health practitioners were honored in November with the Public Health Heroes Award.

Meet the honorees...

Class Notes

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

Catch up with the class...

Op-ed: EPA scientific integrity in the balance

OEH Prof. Peter Thorne writes about a new EPA decision that “amounts to scientific censorship and puts the health of Americans at risk.”

Read the editorial...

Anthony selected as editor in chief of JOEH

OEH Prof. Renee Anthony is named the new editor in chief of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene.


UI to lead educational campaign about precision medicine

The University of Iowa has been awarded $3.6 million from NIH to lead a campaign to educate Americans about personalized medicine.

Learn more...

BLN announces 2018 grant recipients

The CPH Business Leadership Network has announced another round of grant recipients as part of its Community Grant Project.

See where the grants are going...

HMP to offer new grad certificate program

HMP has launched a new certificate program to equip clinicians and others with core healthcare management skills.

Learn more about the program...

Two students selected for 2018 Obermann Graduate Institute

Don Brathwaite and Sefonobong Obot have been selected to take part in the 2018 Obermann Graduate Institute on Engagement and the Academy.


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.



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