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December 2023


Hamann offers fix to close crosswalk loophole

In a column for USA Today, Cara Hamann, associate professor of epidemiology, wrote about a glaring loophole in crosswalk laws in the United States.

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VIDEO: MHA alumni network defines program

See what makes the Iowa MHA Alumni Network such an integral part of our Master of Health Administration program.

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Class Notes

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

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PHOTOS: CPH gathers at APHA conference

See photos of CPH alumni, students, staff, and faculty gathering at our APHA reception in November.

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MHA students win
case competition

Congratulations to the team of MHA students who finished in first place at the 2023 University of Kansas Medical Center MHSA/MHA Regional Case Competition.

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CPH receives $2.7 million to study osteoarthritis

University of Iowa researchers have received a $2.7 million funding renewal from the NIH to continue a multi-year study of the risk factors for knee osteoarthritis.


Dean Parker re-elected to ASPPH Board of Directors

Dean Edith Parker has been re-elected as a member of the Board of Directors for the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health.

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Q&A: Whitney Zahnd on rural health research, advocacy, and engagement

Whitney Zahnd, assistant professor of health management and policy, recently answered a few questions about her interests in rural health topics and research, the rewards of working with students, and her new leadership role in a statewide rural health organization.

Meet Whitney...

BLN helps build healthier Iowa communities

The Business Leadership Network has backed health and wellness initiatives in small to mid-sized towns across Iowa, providing grants and expertise that allow community efforts to flourish.


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.



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