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Published: 2014.10.21 | By Debra Venzke | 8:53 AM
Published: 2014.10.21
By Debra Venzke
8:53 AM
University of Iowa faculty member Brandi Janssen brings a unique blend of agriculture and anthropology to her new role as director of Iowa’s Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (I-CASH). The center collaborates with a number of partners to improve agricultural safety and health across Iowa. Story
 

Regents approve new UI master of science degree in health policy

The Master of Science in Health Policy degree program, formally approved Thursday, Oct. 23, by the Iowa Board of Regents, will equip students with advanced training in health policy analysis. The new degree will be offered by the Department of Health Management and Policy in the UI College of Public Health beginning in spring 2015. Story

New UI institute to address grand challenges in public health

A new Iowa Institute of Public Health Research and Policy will bring together researchers, public health practitioners, community leaders, private partners, and policy makers to expand the scope, scale, and impact of public health research at the University of Iowa. Story

League of American Bicyclists names UI a Silver Bicycle Friendly University

A student rides a bike across campus in front of the UI Pentacrest.

The University of Iowa expands its options for bicyclists around campus and Iowa City, garnering acknowledgment from the League of American Bicyclists. Story

Ebola virus: Update for the University of Iowa community

To date, there are no documented cases of Ebola in Iowa. While the risk of an Ebola case in Iowa City or on campus remains extremely low, staff members at Student Health and Wellness and the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics are tracking the situation with daily updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization. Story

Cultivating a culture of safety

randi Janssen, director of Iowa’s Center for Agricultural Safety and Health in the UI College of Public Health, in front of a red barn.

University of Iowa faculty member Brandi Janssen brings a unique blend of agriculture and anthropology to her new role as director of Iowa’s Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (I-CASH). The center collaborates with a number of partners to improve agricultural safety and health across Iowa. Story

Spotlight: Eyes on the storm

Published
2014.10.01
An abstract profile of a person's face over a body of water with lightning striking in the person's head, illustrating seizures in the brain

Several University of Iowa experts share their insights to help better understand Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy, or SUDEP. Story from: Medicine Iowa

Medicine Iowa

UI's Diekema discusses efforts to control the spread of Ebola

Published
2014.10.17
Dr. Daniel Diekema, University of Iowa Health Care

Dr. Dan Diekema, director of the Division of Infectious Diseases with UI Health Care, and president of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, discusses the new Ebola "Czar" and efforts to control the spread of Ebola. Story from: MSNBC.com

MSNBC.com

Iowa Flood Center to install 50 new stream stage sensors statewide

IFC project engineer Dan Ceynar installs a new stream stage sensor on Prairie Creek north of Fairfax. IFC project engineer Dan Ceynar installs a new stream stage sensor on Prairie Creek north of Fairfax.

The Iowa Flood Center is installing 50 new stream stage sensors statewide this fall, giving more Iowans the ability to monitor their local waterways in the event of a flood. Video

UI dedicates $126 million biomedical hub

John and Mary Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building

The University of Iowa ushered in a new age of accelerated research in biomedicine with the formal opening on Wednesday of the $126 million John and Mary Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building. The 256,000-square-foot building on the UI health sciences campus will house “high-risk, high-reward” research in diabetes, deafness, and brain science as well as complex diseases affecting the heart and lungs. Story

Pella girl, 11, to be Kid Captain when Iowa takes on Maryland

Marijka Michmershuizen portrait

University of Iowa Children's Hospital doctors diagnosed Marijka Michmershuizen with Job syndrome—an extremely rare immune disorder that causes skin rashes, respiratory infections, weak bones, and retention of baby teeth, among other things. Story

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