Health Policy
  • 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. 

  • Thursday, May 25th, 2017

    Dr. Peter Damiano, Director of the Public Policy Center and the PPC’s Health Policy Research Program, served on a review panel of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) on Tuesday, June 6.

  • Thursday, May 25th, 2017

    Dr. Peter Damiano, Director of the Public Policy Center and the PPC’s Health Policy Research Program, will give a keynote presentation at the “Culturally Responsive: Health Care in Iowa 2017” conference on Friday, June 2, in the UI College of Public Health Building.

  • Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

    Dr. Pete Damiano served as the Master of Ceremonies for the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics 2017 White Coat Ceremony on Friday, May 19.

  • Thursday, May 18th, 2017

    Dr. Julie Reynolds, researcher in the PPC’s Health Policy Research Program, participated in the 2017 Dental Quality Alliance Conference May 12-13. The conference was hosted by the American Dental Association at its headquarters in Chicago.

  • Friday, May 12th, 2017

    Dr. Peter Damiano recently participated in a HealthAffairs forum: Oral Health in California.

  • Monday, May 8th, 2017

    Pete Damiano, Director of the Public Policy Center and the Health Policy Research Program at the University of Iowa, talks with Iowa Public Radio River to River host Ben Kieffer about what the new healthcare proposal might mean for Iowans.

  • Monday, April 24th, 2017

    Several Public Policy Center researchers from the Health Policy Research Program participated and presented at the National Oral Health Conference April 24-26 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  

  • Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

    Insurance providers Aetna’s and Wellmark’s recent pullout from the Iowa individual insurance market could leave almost 60,000 Iowans and hospitals across the state in limbo.
  • Thursday, April 13th, 2017

    Two of the four health insurers in Iowa that sell individual health insurance plans on the Affordable Care Act state health exchange, Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and Aetna, have announced they will no longer offer those individual plans. PPC Director Pete Damiano spoke with Iowa Public Radio's River to River host Ben Kieffer. 

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