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  • Pieper Participates in Big Ideas Panel on Managing Life Risks

    Monday, December 3rd, 2018

    Felicia Pieper, Research Coordinator in the Health Policy Research Program, presented on a Health Equity panel for about sixty undergraduate students enrolled in the course “Big Ideas: Equality, Opportunity, and Public Policy in America,” which is led by Sarah Bruch, Director of the Social & Education Policy Research Program. The panel was a capstone to the unit on “Managing Life Risks.” Students were familiarized with each panelist and their work beforehand and prepared questions

  • Berg, Rogers, and Wo Present at ASC Meeting

    Monday, December 3rd, 2018

    Members of the PPC’s Crime and Justice Policy Research Program recently presented their work at the American Society of Criminology annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.

  • Healthy Schools/Healthy Students Making an Impact in Rural Iowa

    Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

    K-12 students in Iowa in rural school districts are finding healthier choices in their school lunch rooms and learning about healthy eating habits

  • Connerly Receives Prestigious ASCP Award

    Monday, November 12th, 2018

    Chuck Connerly received the Jay Chatterjee Award for Distinguished Service to Planning Education from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning.

  • Hawkeye Poll Aligns Closely with Des Moines Register Poll on Iowa Gubernatorial Race

    Monday, November 5th, 2018

    This year's Hawkeye Poll results aligned very closely with the Des Moines Register's poll on the Iowa Gubernatorial race.

  • U.S. Senator Ben Sasse Offers Perspectives on Foreign Policy

    Monday, October 29th, 2018

    On October 25, the University of Iowa Lecture Committee hosted U.S. Senator Ben Sasse of Nebraska, and the PPC co-sponsored the event.
  • PPC Team Develops Definition for Patient-Centered Dental Home

    Thursday, October 18th, 2018

    Peter Damiano, Julie Reynolds, Susan McKernan, and Ray Kuthy developed the first standardized definition of the patient-centered dental home. Health Services Research is one of the top health policy/health services research journals in the country.

  • Damiano Invested with Endowed Professorship

    Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

    PPC Director Peter Damiano was invested as a Bernstein Chair of Dentistry at the UI College of Dentistry Dean's Dinner on September 7. 
  • Berg on team studying opioid use in rural communities

    Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

    Mark Berg, director of the PPC Crime and Justice Policy Research program, is participating in a study to learn why death from opioid overdose is more prevalent in rural communities across the country than in urban areas. Berg is part of a team of researchers from Iowa State University and Syracuse University, who were awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to fund the project.

  • Damiano Receives Underserved Champion Award

    Friday, September 21st, 2018

    Dr. Peter Damiano was presented with the 2018 Underserved Champion Award by the Iowa Primary Care Association (Iowa PCA), which acknowledges commitment to providing access to quality, affordable health care for all Iowans.

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