College of Public Health

UI external research funding sees uptick despite challenges

Fiscal year 2017 saw an estimated 1 percent increase in both total external funding and funding that supports research and scholarship at the University of Iowa.

Daily Yonder Using tele-ERs can save patients money

A study from the College of Public Health finds that patients in rural areas can save money if their local hospital has a tele-ER service, which helps them avoid an expensive transfer to a better-equipped hospital in a larger city. 

Scholarships Public Health student Mobley receives national public health honor

College of Public Health doctoral student Erin Mobley was one of four students nationally selected by AcademyHealth to receive the Alice S. Hersh Student Scholarship in recognition of her commitment to the field of health services research or health policy and potential to contribute to health services research or health policy in the future.
researchers working on PCB project

UI researchers conduct largest survey yet of PCBs in schools

Study finds PCB concentrations are higher inside schools than out, implicating building materials
New research by the University of Iowa shows that polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), chemicals known to cause cancer in humans, are present in old window caulking and light ballasts still used in many schools.