Health News

  • Monday, April 5th, 2010

    Kevin Sellers will present at the MIPACS convention in Charlotte, NC and discuss what has been done and what issues remain in using and storing digital radiographs.

  • Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

    Students at all levels are invited to participate in the 11th Annual Student Interdisciplinary Health Research Poster Session on April 22nd.

  • Monday, February 1st, 2010

    A study by researchers focusing on women in Iowa, shows that publicly funded family planning services are cost-effective for women who would use Medicaid and other public assistance programs.

  • Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

    Results from the 2009 survey, MediPass, show that it continues to receive higher ratings than traditional fee-for-service programs.

  • Monday, December 14th, 2009

    A new grant will help to fund a PPC Health Program looking to develop a dental workforce model that substantially augments the population-to-dentist ration used by health planners.

  • Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

    Researchers from the Health Policy Research Program presented a poster on "Health Disparities in Iowa Children" at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting on November 10, 2009.

  • Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

    Susan McKernan won the University of Iowa L.B. Sims Outstanding Master's Thesis Award for her thesis in Dental Public Health.

  • Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

    Research in the Health Policy Program published an article in the Journal of the American Dental Association about the Iowa Dentist Tracking System.

  • Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

    A study published in The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal evaluates the differences and outcomes of care for children with oral clefts among population based samples in Arkansas, Iowa and New York.

  • Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

    The Health Policy Research Program receives grant to help evaluate several issues related to a Medicaid-enrolled child's first preventive dental visit.