News

  • CPCRN grant represented at Hardin County Back to School Fair

    Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

    A team from the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network (CPCRN) grant participated in the First Annual Hardin County Back to School Fair. The team hosted a table to inform parents about the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. Students Gina Chieffo and Lejla Avdic, and research coordinator Felicia Pieper, represented the team.

  • Mueller cited in blog on 2018's Best & Worst States for Health Care

    Monday, August 6th, 2018

    Keith Mueller, Gerhard Hartman Professor and Head, Department of Health Management and Policy at the UI College of Public Health, and PPC Health Policy researcher, was cited as an expert in a recent WalletHub blog on 2018’s Best & Worst States for Health Care.

  • McKernan and Oishi present at IADR in London

    Monday, August 6th, 2018

    Drs. Susan McKernan and Matthew Oishi presented at the 96th General Session and Exhibition of the International Association of Dental Research in London, July 25-28.

  • Wright Presents on Iowa Insurance Market at Brookings Event

    Monday, July 16th, 2018

    Brad Wright represented Iowa in a panel discussion about the individual health insurance marketplace. 

  • Delta Dental Grant Awarded to Kuthy, Reynolds, and McKernan

    Friday, July 13th, 2018

    Delta Dental of Iowa Foundation awarded Drs. Raymond Kuthy, Susan McKernan, and Julie Reynolds a one-year $40,000 grant

  • Assessment Shows Iowa PAF is Helpful to Pregnant or Parenting Students

    Thursday, July 12th, 2018

    A recent needs assessment of the Iowa Pregnancy Assistance Fund helped community colleges understand how to better serve expectant and parenting students. The results are summarized here.

  • SROP and ICRU Interns Here for the Summer

    Monday, June 25th, 2018

    Three students are visiting the PPC as summer interns of 2018. Two, Starr Davis and Chad Rhym, are here as part of the UI Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP), and one, Conrad Kim, as part of the Iowa Center for Research for Undergraduates Program (ICRU). To read more about the students, click here.

  • Carney Cited as Expert on Teen Driving Safety in WalletHub Blog

    Monday, June 18th, 2018

    Cher Carney, Senior Research Associate in the PPC's Transportation and Vehicle Safety Policy Research program, was interviewed for WalletHub's "2018's Best & Worst States for Teen Drivers," in the Ask the Experts section of the blog. WalletHub analyzed the teen-driving environment in each of the 50 states using data set ranges from number of teen driver fatalities to average cost of car repairs to presence of impaired-driving laws.

  • ISRC awards seven CPRDC seed grants

    Friday, May 25th, 2018

    The Iowa Social Science Research Center awarded seven seed grants that provide funding for researchers to develop a full research protocol that provides access to restricted-use microdata available through CPRDC.

  • ISRC Supports Active Ottumwa Study

    Thursday, May 24th, 2018

    The ISRC conducted telephone interviews with 1000 Ottumwa residents in support of the Active Ottumwa study.

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