Health News

  • Monday, July 31st, 2017

    Dr. Peter Damiano participated in an oral health measurement meeting for the Children’s Dental Health Project (CDHP) in Washington, D.C.

  • Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

    A six-week summer program introduces underrepresented students to the health professions. PPC researchers presented about the dental field.

  • Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

    Jen Sukalski, graduate research assistant in the Public Policy Center’s Health Policy Research Program, won the Keith E. Heller Dental Public Health Graduate Research Award from the Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry in the UI College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics.

  • Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

    Natoshia M. Askelson has been named Principal Investigator of the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network (CPCRN) collaborating center at the University of Iowa.

  • Monday, June 26th, 2017

    Should some version of the House of Senate Republican health care bill pass, what would happen to Medicaid recipients or those who purchase individual health care policies in Iowa?

  • Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

    Tessa Heeren, research assistant in the Public Policy Center's Health Policy Research Program, was recently featured in the University of Iowa School of Social Work's InService newsletter. 

  • Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

    Patrick Brady, a research assistant in the Public Policy Center’s Health Policy Research Program, won an award for his poster on the Healthy Behaviors Incentive Program evaluation. The award, the 2017 Research Week Collegiate Poster Award, was given by the University of Iowa College of Public Health.

  • Monday, June 12th, 2017

    Dr. Peter Damiano was invited to serve on the Legislative Advisory Committee (LAC) of the American Dental Education Association (ADEA).

  • Monday, June 5th, 2017

    Dr. Peter Damiano speaks with IPR's Ben Kieffer and Mary Otto, author of "Teeth: The Story of Beauty, Inequality, and the Struggle for Oral Health in America." 

  • Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

    Planned Parenthood is closing one-third of its health centers in Iowa. Natoshia Askelson, assistant professor in the UI College of Public Health and PPC researcher in the Health Policy Research Program, spoke with The Atlantic.