College of Public Health
Investigators in the UI College of Public Health and Carver College of Medicine have been selected to receive $1 million over five years to establish, enhance, and maintain information-gathering systems to detect microcephaly—a serious birth defect—and other adverse outcomes caused by Zika virus infection.
It's worth it to call police, according to a University of Iowa study. The study found victims who report crimes to police are 22% less likely to be a victim again. The only exception was for victims of burglary, who saw no decline in the risk of being re-victimized.