College of Public Health
By employing a video game system’s computer vision in a hospital room, a University of Iowa research team is pioneering an automated approach to track interactions between health care workers and patients, capturing previously elusive data to support the work of hospital epidemiologists.
Children under five face an increased risk of contracting diarrhea when they share a toilet with just one or two other households, a University of Iowa study has found. The study shows private toilets are still the best option in the global battle to improve sanitation facilities in developing countries.
Lunchrooms in five school districts across the state look a little different after students, food service workers and UI researchers made changes to promote healthy eating. The idea is to let students help redesign cafeterias to put healthier choices like fruits and vegetables up front.