Thursday, June 27th, 2019
Dr.Susan McKernan was awarded a two-year, $300,000 NIH grant for her project, "Evaluation of Geographic Variation in Pedicatric Preventive Dental Services."
Thursday, May 30th, 2019
The Public Policy Center (PPC) welcomed the first PPC Summer Scholars-in-Residence team in mid-May.
Monday, April 29th, 2019
Several of Natoshia Askelson's students presented their work at the Iowa Public Health Governor's Conference in Des Moines on April 24.
Monday, January 7th, 2019
Three of the Public Policy Center's student researchers are featured in this semester's OVPR "Dare to Discover" banner campaign.
Monday, December 3rd, 2018
Felicia Pieper, Research Coordinator in the Health Policy Research Program, presented on a Health Equity panel for about sixty undergraduate students enrolled in the course “Big Ideas: Equality, Opportunity, and Public Policy in America,” which is led by Sarah Bruch, Director of the Social & Education
Wednesday, November 28th, 2018
K-12 students in Iowa in rural school districts are finding healthier choices in their school lunch rooms and learning about healthy eating habits
Thursday, October 18th, 2018
Peter Damiano, Julie Reynolds, Susan McKernan, and Ray Kuthy developed the first standardized definition of the patient-centered dental home. Health Services Research is one of the top health policy/health services research journals in the country.
Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
PPC Director Peter Damiano was invested as a Bernstein Chair of Dentistry at the UI College of Dentistry Dean's Dinner on September 7.
Friday, September 21st, 2018
Dr. Peter Damiano was presented with the 2018 Underserved Champion Award by the Iowa Primary Care Association (Iowa PCA), which acknowledges commitment to providing access to quality, affordable health care for all Iowans.
Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
A team from the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network (CPCRN) grant participated in the First Annual Hardin County Back to School Fair. The team hosted a table to inform parents about the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. Students Gina Chieffo and Lejla Avdic, and research coordinator Felicia Pieper, represented the team.