News

  • Only two of four health insurers left in the Iowa ACA exchange

    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. 

  • PPC researchers featured in 2017 Dare to Discover campaign

    Thursday, April 13th, 2017

    Several Public Policy Center researchers have been featured by the Office of Research and Economic Development in the 2017 Dare to Discover campaign. 

  • Bruch showcases statistics on parental leave

    Monday, April 3rd, 2017

    The results of a University of Iowa Parental Leave Survey Report released March 31 revealed several key findings that could help the community understand first-time parents at the UI.

  • 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.

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