News

  • Pacheco presents at commissioned conference

    Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

    Julianna Pacheco recently presented at a commissioned conference at the University of Missouri Truman School of Public Affairs.

  • McKernan to lead project for the American Dental Association

    Thursday, February 8th, 2018

    The Public Policy Center's Health Policy Research program received a 14-month, $69,000 grant from the American Dental Association. Dr. Susan McKernan, assistant professor in the Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, UI College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics, and PPC researcher, is the primary on the project. Dr. Peter Damiano, professor, Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, UI College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics, and director of the PPC and its Health Policy Research Program is a co-investigator.

  • Fall 2017 Wonk Wednesdays available online

    Monday, February 5th, 2018

    Recordings of the Fall 2017 Wonk Wednesday series are available online.

  • PPC students recognized in 2018 Dare to Discover campaign

    Friday, February 2nd, 2018

    PPC student researchers spotlighted in OVPR&ED banner campaign

  • PPC Health Affairs article selected in editor's top ten of 2017

    Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

    A journal article submitted by PPC researchers was selected as one of editor-in-chief Alan Weil's editor's picks.

  • PPC plays role in Marion police chief's strategy

    Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

    In a recent article in the Gazette, Marion Police Chief Joseph McHale lists the department's partnership with the Public Policy Center Crime & Justice Policy Research Program as one of the changes he has implemented in his first year there. Read the full article here.

  • Annual Report for Academic Year 2016-2017

    Friday, December 22nd, 2017

    The PPC's Annual Report for academic year 2016-17 is now available.

  • Data Science Institute scheduled for January 9-12

    Thursday, December 21st, 2017

    The University of Iowa, a pioneer in Informatics research will host a data science institute featuring a number of mini-classes the week of January 9-12.

  • PPC report cited in Gazette's fact check on mental health care

    Thursday, December 14th, 2017

    Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, in response to Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andy McGuire's seven-point plan to improve mental health care, made several claims about the current state of care in Iowa.

  • Maller Chosen as CLAS Commencement Speaker

    Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

    Rachel Maller, intern in the PPC’s Social and Education Policy Research Program, was selected as commencement speaker for the UI's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

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