College of Public Health

UI to teach business and leadership skills to health care providers across Iowa

First program will be at Iowa Medical Society conference April 29
A new partnership among three University of Iowa colleges is training doctors in the ways of business. The Office of Healthcare Leadership Education (OHLE) will help Iowa health care providers better understand the economic forces at work in their practices.

Mueller named interim dean of College of Public Health

Kevin Kregel, University of Iowa acting executive vice president and provost, has appointed Keith Mueller interim dean of the College of Public Health, effective April 1. Current dean Sue Curry is stepping into the role of UI interim executive vice president and provost.

11 UI graduate programs ranked among nation's best

Latest rankings from ‘US News & World Report’ released March 14
The University of Iowa also has 24 colleges and graduate programs listed among the 25 best in the nation, according to the latest rankings released Tuesday from “U.S. News & World Report.”

Briefing on ‘Cancer in Iowa: 2017’ report

The annual “Cancer in Iowa” report issued by the State Health Registry of Iowa, based at the University of Iowa College of Public Health, will be released March 22 at a 10 a.m. presentation. After formal remarks and a Q&A session, the presenters will be available for one-on-one interviews.

The New Republic How to save rural America

Charles Fluharty, director of the Rural Policy Research Institute in the College of Public Health, says the key to saving rural America’s economy is to attract young people. Otherwise, he says, “it’s over.”

UI research finds few side effects in new cholesterol-reduction drug class

Patients taking a new class of drugs to reduce cholesterol do not experience an increase in side effects like memory impairment or nervous system disorders, but may have an increased risk of cataracts, according to a study led by a UI College of Public Health researcher.