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  • Frisvold to present at FSRDC workshop

    Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

    David Frisvold, PPC Scholar-in-Residence and associate professor in the Department of Economics, will participate in a work shop at Iowa State University, "Federal Statistical Research Data Centers: Opportunities for Researchers to Use Restricted Access Data," on Thursday, March 30. Frisvold will present "Health Economics Research in the RDC."

  • What it means to defund Planned Parenthood

    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.

  • Upcoming Inequality Seminar March 27

    Friday, March 24th, 2017

    Brian An from the University of Iowa College of Education will present "Social origins, academic strength of school curriculum and access to selective higher education institutions: Evidence from Scotland and the U.S." from 2-3:30 p.m. on Monday, March 27 in W113 Seashore as part of the Inequality Seminar. 

  • How is Parental Leave Experienced at the University of Iowa?

    Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

    Join in on a presentation and discussion of the results from the 2016 Parental Leave Survey, administered to faculty and staff at the University of Iowa.
  • What the AHCA Could Mean For Iowans

    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). 

  • Reynolds, Damiano receive funding to continue development of Patient-Centered Dental Home model

    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.

  • Damiano to present on the ACA at ADEA annual meeting

    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.

  • Fundraiser helps fund computers for UI veterans

    Monday, March 6th, 2017

    The PPC hosted a fundraiser for UI student veterans on Saturday, March 4. The funds that were raised will go toward the purchase of new computers, printers and also hopefully provide a solid foundation for outfitting the permanent space for veterans on campus.

  • Republican health plans could have devastating consequences for your teeth

    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. 

  • Inequality Seminar: March 6

    Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

    Xavier Escandell from Grinnell College will present "Anti-immigrant and -refugee sentiments and institutional responses in the post-9/11 European Union" from 2-3:30 p.m. on Monday, March 6 in W113 Seashore Hall. 

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