Thursday, November 15th, 2012
Dr. Flaura Winston of the University of Pennsylvania delivered a talk, "Academics to Action: Advancing Road Safety for Children and Teens," on Thursday, November 15 at 3 p.m. in the College of Public Health Building, Room S-030.
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012
On November 13, 2012, the University of Iowa Health Sciences Policy Council will host, “Rebalancing Health Care in the Heartland 5: Shaping Iowa’s Health Care Landscape” with keynote speaker Susan Dentzer at the Embassy Suites in Des Moines.
Thursday, November 1st, 2012
This fall the Iowa Institute of Human Genetics (IHG), the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Genetics, and Hardin Library for the Health Sciences are collaborating to present several events that welcome the public to reflect on the responsibilities of science and scientists to the broader culture.
Wednesday, October 24th, 2012
G.R. Boynton, Professor of Political Science
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012
Environmental policy researcher, Scott Spak, co-presented at the Iowa Environmental Health Association's Fall Conference with Douglas Beardsley, the director of Johnson County Public Health and the Associate Director of Environmental Health Programs at the State Hygienic Laboratory. The conference was held in Marshalltown, IA at the Best Western Regency Inn.
Friday, October 19th, 2012
Human Factors program director Daniel McGehee was featured on the Iowa Public Radio talk show, "River to River" Friday, October 16. McGehee spoke with host Ben Kieffer about his recent research project that will attempt to save lives by training Emergency Medical Service (EMS) personnel with a new mobile app that will take photos of crashed vehicles and send them to hospital emergency personnel within 30 seconds.
Friday, October 12th, 2012
Dr. Peter Damiano, director of the Public Policy Center, presented at the Geneva Campus Ministry lunch forum on Friday, October 12, 2012, at 12:00pm. Dr. Damiano presented some of the moral and ethical challenges facing policymakers as they debate how to improve health and healthcare in the United States. He also discussed some of the personal challenges facing academic researchers as they seek to do unbiased research while studying questions with strong moral implications.
Thursday, October 11th, 2012
What's happening in the adolescent health arena? Learn about the data in the "Adolescent Health in Iowa" report drawn from data in the 2010 Iowa Child and Family Household Health Survey. Hear about new Iowa Department of Public Health programs addressing the health needs of Iowa's adolescents. Did you know that 15 percent of Iowa adolescents have a parent who say that sometimes the food they bought didn't last and they didn't have money to buy more?
Monday, October 1st, 2012
Dr. Peter Damiano, PPC Director and health care reform expert, joined a group of panelists chosen the American Association of University Women to discuss Medicare, Medicaid and health care laws on October 1, at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, IA.
Friday, September 28th, 2012
The purpose of the FIRE sessions was to acquaint ourselves with a broad a range of the campus-wide human factors-related research. We also hoped to generate new interdisciplinary collaborations and to explore/discuss new funding opportunities.