Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
Donald L. Chi, a researcher in the Public Policy Center's Health Policy Research Program, wrote an opinion piece in the Washington Post about the importance of dental care as part of the Affordable Care Act. Chi is a pediatric dentist and an associate professor at the University of Washington School of Dentistry.
Thursday, February 16th, 2017
Pete Damiano and the Public Policy Center were featured in a publication for the Iowa section of the American Association for Dental Research's 64th Annual Meeting.
Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
As many as 230,000 Iowans could be left without health care if the repeal of the Affordable Care Act is carried through, as reported by Ben Kieffer in yesterday's (January 24) edition of Iowa Public Radio's River to River. PPC Director Pete Damiano joined the show to share his expertise on the subject.
Monday, January 23rd, 2017
Natoshia Askelson, a researcher for the PPC's Health Policy Research Program and assistant professor at the UI College of Public Health, was quoted in a Quad-City Times article on defunding Planned Parenthood.
Friday, January 20th, 2017
Research Assistant Tessa Heeren presented a poster at the AcademyHealth National Health Policy Conference, January 30-31 in Washington DC.
Thursday, January 5th, 2017
Health Policy researcher Natoshia Askelson will present in a webinar sponsored by the UI College of Public Health, The Midwestern Public Health Training Center, and the Prevention Research Center.
Friday, December 16th, 2016
Dr. Peter Damiano, Director of the Public Policy Center and the Health Policy Research Program, was featured in the Des Moines Register Opinion section on how a potential repeal of the Affordable Care Act may affect Iowans.
Friday, December 2nd, 2016
Pete Damiano, Director of the Public Policy Center at the University of Iowa, talks with River to River host Ben Kieffer near the end of the program about the future of the Affordable Care Act under a Trump administration. The interview with Damiano begins at 28:12.
Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
Members of the Health Policy Research Program at the Public Policy Center were invited to present at the Urban Institute’s “Research Evaluations of Medicaid Expansions under the ACA: Sharing Results and Comparing Approaches,” on Nov. 16 in Washington, D.C.
Monday, November 14th, 2016
President Barack Obama’s 2010 National Health Care Reform law extended medical insurance to 25 million people — including about 180,000 in Iowa — by expanding Medicaid in 31 states and creating subsidized coverage for individuals through exchanges. Republican President-elect Donald Trump vowed on the campaign trail to repeal the ACA — more commonly called Obamacare.