College of Public Health

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The Student Experience: McKenzie Wallace

Family friend's death influenced research pursuit at Iowa
The impact of a family friend's death from Huntington disease led McKenzie Wallace to later study the disease at the University of Iowa. Wallace jumped into research early in her undergraduate career, and has also branched off into maternal health.
Senator Joe Bolkcom speaks to UI students

Painting the State Capitol black and gold

Annual Hawkeye Caucus brings UI presence to Des Moines
Hawkeye Caucus Day is a major, once-a-year gathering of University of Iowa students, university leaders, and state legislators, showcasing the university’s commitment to statewide service.

CIC member universities together have a powerful voice

There's far more to the University of Iowa's membership in the Big Ten Athletic Conference
Mention the University of Iowa's membership in the Big Ten Athletic Conference, and most people think sports. But there's far more to it than that. The UI also benefits from an academic collaboration with other Big Ten universities and the University of Chicago through its membership in the Committee on Institutional Cooperation.
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State Health Registry issues Cancer in Iowa 2015 report

This year highlights melanoma research and treatment
The latest annual report on cancer in Iowa estimates 16,900 new cancers will be diagnosed among Iowa residents in 2015. In addition, an estimated 6,400 Iowans will die from cancer, according to the “Cancer in Iowa: 2015” report released Friday, March 13, by the State Health Registry of Iowa, based in the University of Iowa College of Public Health.
Iowa Now Minute - 3/12/15

Iowa Now Minute - 3/12/15

Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday.

25 UI colleges and programs in national top 25

Latest rankings from 'U.S. News & World Report' released Tuesday
Twenty-five graduate colleges and programs at the University of Iowa are listed among the 25 best in the nation, according to the latest rankings from U.S. News & World Report. Overall, the UI has 52 graduate colleges and programs ranked by U.S. News, which published the graduate rankings on Tuesday.

News briefing on 'Cancer in Iowa: 2015' report is Friday, March 13

University of Iowa cancer researchers and physicians will discuss the findings of the "Cancer in Iowa: 2015" report at a news briefing at 10 a.m. Friday, March 13. A patient affected by melanoma will also be available to talk to media.
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The Atlantic UI research helps identify culprits in rising obesity rates

A recent analysis of 27 economic factors thought to contribute to rising obesity rates reveals two big culprits: supercenters and restaurants. The researchers included George Wehby, University of Iowa associate professor of health management and policy.