Health Policy

Introducing underrepresented students to health professions

The University of Iowa Health Care building is seen on Wednesday, Oct. 1. The UIHC Diabetes Clinic is also located inside the building. (The Daily Iowan/Rachael Westergard)

The University of Iowa has introduced a six-week summer program to promote underrepresented students in the health professions. PPC researchers Dr. Susan McKernan and Jen Sukalski gave a presentation to the students this summer. McKernan and Sukalski talked to the students about educational requirements and professional responsibilities associated with being a dentist or a hygienist.

Read the Daily Iowan story about the program here