Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
Iowa Republicans are pushing to cut the state's family-planning program and redraft it to exclude Planned Parenthood from the list of eligible providers. Natoshia Askelson talked about the situation in Iowa.
Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
PPC Director Dr. Peter Damiano spoke with Iowa Public Radio host Ben Kieffer on River to River about the American Health Care Act (ACHA), which is currently being debated by Congress to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
Drs. Julie Reynolds and Peter Damiano were awarded a grant renewal from the DentaQuest Foundation to continue developing the Patient-Centered Dental Home (PCDH) model.
Monday, March 6th, 2017
Dr. Pete Damiano will participate in the American Dental Education Association’s Annual Session and Expedition March 16-20, 2017 in Long Beach, Calif.
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.