News

  • A Symposium on Health Care Reform

    Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

    Now that the health care bill has become law, it is important that we understand its implications for our communities and states. On July 20, 2010, the University of Iowa hosted a symposium in Coralville to review and discuss how the recently enacted federal health reforms may affect health policy in Iowa, including the need to address immediate possible impacts in financing and infrastructure. Click here to learn more about the symposium.

  • Making Sense of Health Reform

    Monday, June 28th, 2010

    Dr. Peter Damiano discussed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act at a panel discussion at the Iowa Public Library on June 23rd.
  • Lee Named President of Association

    Thursday, May 20th, 2010

    Transportation Program researcher Hosin 'David' Lee has been elected the 40th President of the Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA). The KSEA represents Korean-Americans working in all areas of science and engineering and has over 3,000 members and 67 local chapters across the United States. Dr. Lee has joint appointments in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the PPC.

  • Students Lend a Hand to Help Women

    Thursday, May 13th, 2010

    A gender and violence class taught by Karen Heimer has evolved into a project called, "Provisions for Progress," to help survivors of domestic violence resettle into new homes.
  • Seniors and Health Care Reform

    Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

    The Iowa City Press-Citizen reported on Dr. Peter Damiano's presentation about the implications of health care reform for senior citizens.
  • PPC Student Wins Video Contest

    Monday, May 10th, 2010

    PPC student researcher Allison Reiter is the winner of a contest sponsored by the TRB committee for the Fourth International Conference on Financing Surface Transportation in the U.S.—Forging a Sustainable Future - NOW! Students were challenged to produce videos showcasing the knowledge, opinions, and attitudes of the public on the topic of transportation finance. The prize includes and all-expense-paid trip to the conference in New Orleans.

    Watch the winning video.

  • Article in the American Journal of Public Health

    Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

    A new article in the American Journal of Public Health discusses research that promises to use learning techniques to be a safer driver for teenagers.
  • The Ins and Outs of Health Care Reform

    Saturday, May 1st, 2010

    Dr. Peter Damiano discusses what the health care reform law will mean for Iowans as well as the United States in an op-ed published in the Gazette.
  • 11th Annual Student Interdisciplinary Health Research Poster Session

    Monday, April 26th, 2010

    The University of Iowa Interdisciplinary Health Group allowed forty-two students the chance to present their research while interacting with researchers from other disciplines on April 22nd.
  • Panel Discusses Changes With the New Health Care Law

    Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

    Dr. Peter Damiano, Todd Linden and Joseph Folsom spoke to NPR about the expected changes for hospitals, patients and small business from the signing of the health care reform law on April 13th.

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