News

  • Peek-Asa Discusses Injury Prevention in Des Moines Register

    Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

    PPC researcher and director of the UI Injury Prevention Research Center Corinne Peek-Asa commented in a Des Moines Register article about the rate of injury deaths in Iowa.
  • Effects of Species-Specific Recreational Demand in Trout Fishing

    Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

    Environmental researcher Aaron Strong has published an article in the Journal of Natural Resources Policy Research titled "Species Specific Recreational Demand: The Case of Trout Fishing in Alberta."
  • PPC Panel Discuss First Dental Visit at NOHC

    Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

    PPC Health Program researchers Raymond Kuthy and Natoshia Askelson, together with Donald Chi (University of Washington), presented the results of a study concerning the disparities in need, use, and behavioral factors associated with the time of a Medicaid-enrolled child’s first dental exam at the National Oral Health Conference in Milwaukee, WI.
  • Ma's Poster Best at Engineering Research Open House

    Thursday, May 10th, 2012

    Suyun Ma, PPC Transportation researcher and PhD student in Civil and Environmental Engineering, won the best graduate poster award at the 10th annual Research Open House hosted by the UI College of Engineering.
  • Article on Primary Care Providers and Practice Locations in JADA

    Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

    In an article in JADA this month health researcher Susan McKernan et al. look at the geographical distribution of primary care dentists, physicians and pharmacists in cities across Iowa.
  • Institute of Sustainable Habitats

    Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

    Housing and Land Use Policy program Director Jerry Anthony has been appointed a Director of the World Institute of Sustainable Habitats.
  • Heimer Named to National Academy of Sciences Panel

    Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

    Karen Heimer has been appointed to a National Academy of Sciences Panel on assessing and developing best practices and methods for measuring rape and sexual assault.
  • What Do Women (Dentists) Want?

    Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

    Do female dentists' work requirements differ from those of their male counterparts? PPC researcher Dr. Raymond Kuthy addressed this question in a poster presented at the American Academy for Dental Research (AADR) 2012 meeting in Tampa, FL.
  • ISRC Director Leicht to Discuss the History and Future of the Middle Class

    Monday, April 9th, 2012

    ISRC Director, Kevin Leicht, lectured on "The Middle Class: How We Got Here and What the Future Holds," as part of the University of Iowa Alumni Association's Lifelong Learning series on April 24 in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • PPC Student Takes First Prize at Jakobsen Conference

    Thursday, April 5th, 2012

    Astha Singhal, Graduate Research Assistant on oral health projects in the PPC's Health Program, won first prize in the Biological and Health Sciences division at the Jakobsen Conference held on March 28th.

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